Membership Qualifications

To qualify for membership, you must devote at least 50 percent of your time to the paid practice of public relations or to the teaching or administration of public relations curriculum in an accredited college or university. You must also adhere to the PRSA Member Code of Ethics 2000. If you are currently unemployed, a prior position held within the last five years must meet the above requirement, or one of the following: you hold a degree in Public Relations; you hold another academic degree program which meets the standards for a PRSSA charter, you hold PRSA certification for Education in Public Relations or you have achieved accreditation in Public Relations.