Public Relations for Nonprofits Micro-Credential

What is the Public Relations for Nonprofits Micro-Credential?

This micro credential program provides professionals working in the nonprofit sector with education in public relations practices, strategies, and techniques.


$350 per credit hour


Time to Complete:
2-3 semesters


Mode Offered:
100% Online
8-week courses


Digital Badge

Program Description

Program Description: Students will develop a wide array of skills including public relations writing, visual layout and design, and crisis management. Grades earned within this program will be part of your permanent academic record and may be applied to the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Mass Communication program. Upon completion of this micro-credential, students should have the skills to:

  • Write mission statements, appeal letters, video news releases, and speeches for nonprofit organizations.
  • Create newsletters, brochures and small publications using modern publishing software tools to help nonprofit organizations increase awareness or public engagement.


Required 6
COM 390
Public Relations Writing
COM 475
Crisis Management and Community Relations
Choose One from Below 3
COM 243
Aural-Visual Production
COM 410
Layout and Design I
Total Hours 9