As the world’s largest organization for public relations professionals, PRSA gives you ready access to everything you need to stay informed and enhance your career.

The Public Relations Society of America is the world’s largest organization for PR professionals, with more than 28,000 members and 100 chapters nationwide. PRSA National and PRSA Chapter membership work hand in hand — giving you a full spectrum of benefits on national and local levels that will expand your knowledge and enhance your career.

To join the Alabama Chapter of PRSA, you must be a member of PRSA national. New members may join the Alabama Chapter simultaneously with joining PRSA National.



Members -- Public relations professionals with two or more years of experience can apply for membership. A one-time initiation fee of $65 is charged for new members. Annual dues for national PRSA membership are $225 per year and chapter dues are $95. The total amount is paid to PRSA national.

Associate Members -- PRSA also offers a discounted rate for Associate Members, professionals with less than two years experience in public relations ($155 per year). Members are automatically upgraded to Member after one year of membership.


How To Join

New Members
New member can apply directly online by visiting or by downloading the membership form here (pdf) and returning it the Public Relations Society of America, Membership Department, 33 Maiden Lane, 11th Floor, New York, NY, 10038-5150.

Transferring Membership Between PRSA Chapters
A current member wishing to transfer their Chapter membership to another Chapter should contact PRSA's Member Services Department, or (212) 460-1400.  PRSA National will invoice the member for the dues for the new Chapter. 

If you have any questions about joining PRSA, or the benefits of membership, please contact membership co-chairs Kara Kennedy, Adam Pope or Alicia Rohan