Internal Opportunities

MacEwan University is committed to providing bridging and laddering opportunities to its certificate and diploma graduates. Graduates of this diploma program may be granted up to 63 credits to MacEwan University’s Bachelor of Communication Studies program. Students are advised to consult a program advisor for the Bachelor of Communications Studies program for specific admission requirements.

External Transfer

All courses completed for the Public Relations diploma program are credit courses and may be transferable individually toward further study at other Alberta institutions.

Students presenting a completed diploma in this program may receive up to 30 credits of transfer credit towards the Bachelor of Professional Arts in Communication Studies at Athabasca University. For current, detailed information on individual course and certificate transferability, refer to Transfer Alberta.


Graduates of MacEwan University's Public Relations program may also pursue accreditation through a professional association such as the Canadian Public Relations Society or the International Association of Business Communicators.