Become a PRSA Member

PRSA membership is individual. To qualify for membership, you must devote a substantial portion of time (at least 50%) to the paid professional practice of public relations or to the teaching or administration of a public relations curriculum in an Accredited college or university and adhere to the Member Code of Ethics.

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.

You may join as a Member or Associate Member. Groups of 10 or more individuals from the same organization may also participate in the Group Membership program. Click here for details on membership categories and groups.