If you spend a substantial portion of your time in or managing one or more of the designated practice areas below, or if you teach/administer a public relations curriculum at an accredited college or university, you are eligible to join PRSA. If unemployed, refer to your most recent position.

Practice areas

  • Community Relations
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Corporate Communications
  • Employee Relations
  • Financial Communications / Investor Relations
  • Government Relations
  • Institutional / Corporate Advertising
  • Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC)
  • Media Relations
  • Public Affairs
  • Public Relations Counseling
  • Public Relations Management and Administration
  • Public Relations Teaching
  • Research 
  • Special Events