Are you ready to take the next step in your professional career by seeking the prestigious APR (Accredited in Public Relations) designation?
Here are answers to some frequently asked questions:

Begin your study process with the APR Study Guide (PDF) and the Resources for Candidates directory. Call or email the Accreditation Chair for details on when the next study sessions begin.

The Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association can help you prepare! We offer annual study sessions for free to our members. We also help candidates set up their Panel Presentations and prepare for the written exam. We even offer our members electronic flashcards to make preparations easier. Call or email the Accreditation Chair for details.

Congratulations! Having received the APR designation, be sure to maintain those valuable credentials! Click here to view renewal resources.


Multi-week APR study sessions are held annually. This year’s sessions are underway, but we are happy to connect you with additional resources if you missed this year’s program. For more information on how to pursue accreditation contact Credentialing Chairs Lisa Murray, APR, CPRC at [email protected] and Trish Robertson, APR, CPRC at [email protected] or Use our contact form and select Credentialing Chair from the drop down menu.