CPRS accepts members under various membership categories. Whether you are a seasoned professional, up-and-coming practitioner, supplier to the industry or a public relations student, there is a member category perfectly suited for your needs.

Membership is voluntary and is restricted to individuals (not firms) who are engaged in the practice of public relations on behalf of business and industrial concerns, consulting firms, trade and professional associations, governments, educational institutions, health and welfare organizations and other similar endeavours.

To be eligible for membership in the Canadian Public Relations Society, applicants must

  • devote most of their work-for-pay time to the practice of public relations;
  • have a degree in public relations; or
  • be a career teacher or administer engaged in public relations/communications education at an accredited post secondary institution.

Review the information on the following pages to determine what level of membership best suits your needs and experience.