Media and Public Relations Manager


Digital Badge Awarded Upon Certification

Media and public relations manager certification badge

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Course Syllabus [.pdf] | Sales Brochure [.pdf]


– Public Relations training, online study material to prepare for exam.
– MSI Certification exam, completed online.
– Physical Certificate, Physical Transcripts mailed to you (US Members)
– Digital Certificate, Digital Badge, Verification Database

  • Online study material to prepare for exam.
  • MSI Certification exam, completed online.
  • Mailing of certificate & transcripts once certified.

This public relations certification does not have any prerequisites. The training material includes all of the course work required to learn the system. You do not need prior work experience to take this certification program.

The certification exam is designed to test your fundamental understanding of being a media and PR professional.  The included public relations training will prepare you for the test.  The certification exam is an “open note” exam, meaning you may use any notes you’ve taken while studying.  The exam is timed, so you will not be able to look up answers to questions while taking the test.  You will not have access to the online study material while taking the exam and you may not stop the exam once it has begun.  It is very important that you have a solid understanding of public relations principles before attempting the exam or you may not pass.

The material included is designed to give you a basic understanding of media and public relations.  This professional development certification was designed to teach someone with little knowledge of PR the basic skills needed to function as a PR professional.  The demand for public relations managers is very high.  For an example, click on this job search link to see how many positions mention the words “public relations“.

The training course is self-paced. Time to complete and fully comprehend will vary with every individual. It may take several days or weeks of study before you feel comfortable to take the final test. You may take the final exam as soon as you’re ready. You have 1 year from the date of purchase to complete the course.

This certification exam is timed with a limit of 3 hours.  The exam is completed online from home or work.  You may take the exam as soon as you are ready, it does not need to be scheduled in advance.  All questions are multiple choice.

You will be mailed a professional-grade Certificate, as well as a professional transcript which you can give to employers who request it. The certificate is heavy-stock, cream paper suitable for framing. [US customers only]

International members will receive a digital certificate immediately after passing the certification exam.

Participants who successfully complete this certification program will receive:

You are registering for the Media and Public Relations Manager (MPRM)™ certification program through the Management and Strategy Institute (MSI). This public relations certification is exclusive to MSI and you will be certified directly by the Institute upon passing.

Certifications are generally the last item listed under the education section of your resume.  List them directly beneath your college information in this format:

Management and Strategy Institute
Media and Public Relations Manager (MPRM)™

Download a Sample Resumé Here [.PDF]