Candidate Prerequisites

Before registering for the District APR Bootcamp, please be aware of the following requirements:

  • For APR, candidate must be a member of PRSA and/or a Universal Accreditation Board participating organization.
  • For APR+M, candidates must be either (1) military personnel (active or reserve) or DoD civilian employees whose primary responsibilities lie in military communication-related fields or (2) DOD military contractors, who are members of a UAB participating organization and whose primary responsibilities lie in military communication-related fields.
  • Approved APR application (or APR+M application) and the Examination fee of $385 received by PRSA National by the registration deadline.
  • Seminar registration form and applicable registration fee received by the deadline (one month in advance required to clear Prometric authorization).
  • Download and complete the APR Readiness Review Questionnaire (Doc.) or APR+M Readiness Review Questionnaire (Doc.) by March 1, 2016. E-mail your answers to by the deadline. Your questionnaire will be provided to the Readiness Review panelists for familiarization of your background and expertise in the public relations profession. Note: there will be no opportunities to change this Questionnaire once it is submitted.
  • Must have portfolio items assembled but not necessarily finalized.
  • Must bring own laptop.