Continuing Education - How to Apply
Rider offers flexible pathways for adult learners aged 25 or over, including veterans and active duty military personnel, that allow you to begin or complete your college degree, prepare for an advanced degree or grow your knowledge for personal enrichment. Non-matriculated or visiting students should apply using the Continuing Education application.
Continuing Education Financial Aid Resources
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University Partner Educational Benefits
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Candidates for admission to the Public Relations Certificate Program must complete a Continuing Education application and submit supporting transcripts from all colleges attended. Minimum admissions requirements are: (1) a baccalaureate degree or be a candidate for a baccalaureate degree (usually at Rider); (2) junior standing or beyond (may take some courses before admission to the program); (3) a 2.5 GPA in all undergraduate work or evidence of acceptable public relations experience.