Public Relations @ Stanford

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Program at a glance

Program code: 
Ontario College Diploma
Length of study: 
2 years
Study options: 
Full-time - January/May/September
Campus location: 
Stanford- Scarborough & Mississauga

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Train to be a public relations professional and start on the career path to an exciting, high-paying job that lets you use your creativity and communication skills. You will gain skills and experience in writing, editing, project management, concept creation, speaking, presentation, organization and more. PR professionals are required to shape key messaging and communication, positively impact an organization’s reputation and profitability, and build relationships with media representatives.

As a specialist in public relations and communications, you may be working to develop and implement communication and promotion strategies, publicize activities and events, and maintain media relations on behalf of businesses, government bodies and other organizations or individuals.

Admission Requirements: 

List of requirements for admission

  • Admission form / Application form
  • 10th grade mark sheet / Transcript
  • 12th grade mark sheet / Transcript
  • Diploma mark sheet and Certificate
  • Bachelors Degree / Transcripts
  • Any other educational documents (if applicable)
  • Passport copy (first and last page)
  • IELTS (if applicable)
  • Visa (if applicable)
  • Study Permit (if applicable)
  • Canada degree transcripts and diploma (if applicable)

Semester One:

CMM125College Communication I

BUS112Electronic Publishing I

BUS114Communication Law

ACM100Introduction to Marketing


Communications Planning I

GENEDGeneral Education Elective - Online


Semester Two:

BUS122Electronic Publishing II

BUS124Communications Planning II

BUS126Media Writing

BUS128Video Production

ACM206Business Presentations

GENEDGeneral Education Elective - Online


Semester Three:

BUS232Fundraising Fundamentals

BUS234Strategic Communications Planning

BUS235Public Engagement

BUS236Social Media Tools and Techniques

ACM306Principles of Project Management

 GENEDGeneral Education Elective - Online

Semester Four:

BUS242Event Management Planning

BUS244Ethics and Social Responsibility

BUS246Media Relations

ACM310Job Preparation

ACM304Integrated Marketing Communications

BUS250Placement (7 wks)


Every attempt is made to ensure the accuracy of information provided on our website. The College reserves the right to modify any course, program, curriculum, fee, timetable, or campus location at any time.

Career opportunities: 
  • Government agencies and ministries
  • Corporations
  • Sports agencies
  • Communications
  • Media agencies
  • Freelance/Contract work


1st Year Fee - $12,634.80 (includes semester 1 and 2)

2nd Year Fee - $12,589.80 (includes semester 3 and 4)

What you will learn: 
  • Media relations
  • Strategic communications planning
  • Social media tools and techniques
  • Integrated marketing  
  • Event management 
  • Media writing
  • Photography
  • Electronic publishing
  • Broadcast production
  • Fundraising fundamentals
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