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Communications Schools in Alabama

There are 19 Alabama schools offering communications programs. In 2010, 663 students graduated with degrees from Alabama communications schools. 579 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 50 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 559 students graduate from programs in this state in communications each year. This accounts for 1% of communications students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, two students graduated with communications certificates, 16 with a degree at the associate's level, 579 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 50 with a degree at the master's level, and 16 with a doctorate level degree.

19 communications schools are located in this state. Out of these, 12 schools are public, while seven schools are private. Private communications school tuition varies from $9,896 to $26,730, while tuition at a public communications school varies from $5,426 to $7,900.

Average tuition for programs in communications is $10,511. The highest tuition for communications programs, which is $26,730 each year, is at Spring Hill College, while the lowest tuition in Alabama, which is $5,426 each year, is at the University of North Alabama.

Schools in Alabama offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in communications.

Communications Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

On average, 559 students graduate from programs in this state in communications each year. This accounts for 1% of communications students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, two students graduated with communications certificates, 16 with a degree at the associate's level, 579 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 50 with a degree at the master's level, and 16 with a doctorate level degree.

Communications Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 9
  • Certificate 2007: 7
  • Certificate 2008: 3
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 2
  • Associate 2006: 11
  • Associate 2007: 26
  • Associate 2008: 20
  • Associate 2009: 17
  • Associate 2010: 16
  • Bachelor 2006: 335
  • Bachelor 2007: 371
  • Bachelor 2008: 400
  • Bachelor 2009: 390
  • Bachelor 2010: 579
  • Master 2006: 29
  • Master 2007: 29
  • Master 2008: 26
  • Master 2009: 33
  • Master 2010: 50
  • Doctorate 2006: 14
  • Doctorate 2007: 8
  • Doctorate 2008: 6
  • Doctorate 2009: 12
  • Doctorate 2010: 16

Communications Program Availability in Alabama

Alabama schools offer a total of 28 communications programs. Of these programs, close to 67.9% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Communications Program Availability in Alabama

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 19
  • Master: 4
  • Doctorate: 1

Writers and Authors — Salary by Percentile

Writers and Authors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27210
  • 25th Percentile: 36110
  • Median: 55730
  • 75th Percentile: 80690
  • 90th Percentile: 90910

Advertising Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

Advertising Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18400
  • 25th Percentile: 26460
  • Median: 35460
  • 75th Percentile: 53900
  • 90th Percentile: 83270

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28550
  • 25th Percentile: 39080
  • Median: 46660
  • 75th Percentile: 62920
  • 90th Percentile: 111440

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18730
  • 25th Percentile: 22420
  • Median: 27680
  • 75th Percentile: 37060
  • 90th Percentile: 52350

Radio and Television Announcers — Salary by Percentile

Radio and Television Announcers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15950
  • 25th Percentile: 17410
  • Median: 20740
  • 75th Percentile: 30890
  • 90th Percentile: 49440

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27340
  • 25th Percentile: 33630
  • Median: 42900
  • 75th Percentile: 54670
  • 90th Percentile: 69720

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Salary by Percentile

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15640
  • 25th Percentile: 16770
  • Median: 27070
  • 75th Percentile: 68310
  • 90th Percentile: 77970

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Salary by Percentile

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16580
  • 25th Percentile: 18670
  • Median: 21250
  • 75th Percentile: 23510
  • 90th Percentile: 28120

Editors — Salary by Percentile

Editors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19740
  • 25th Percentile: 27560
  • Median: 40980
  • 75th Percentile: 54340
  • 90th Percentile: 73590

Advertising Sales Agents — Employment Trend

Advertising Sales Agents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41560
  • Median Salary 2007: 43610
  • Median Salary 2008: 39600
  • Median Salary 2009: 36130
  • Median Salary 2010: 35460
  • Total Employed 2006: 2280
  • Total Employed 2007: 2140
  • Total Employed 2008: 2130
  • Total Employed 2009: 1610
  • Total Employed 2010: 1560

Writers and Authors — Employment Trend

Writers and Authors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40840
  • Median Salary 2007: 37200
  • Median Salary 2008: 37540
  • Median Salary 2009: 39080
  • Median Salary 2010: 55730
  • Total Employed 2006: 450
  • Total Employed 2007: 460
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 320
  • Total Employed 2010: 190

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46690
  • Median Salary 2007: 51750
  • Median Salary 2008: 51810
  • Median Salary 2009: 50900
  • Median Salary 2010: 46660
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 170
  • Total Employed 2009: 120
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Radio and Television Announcers — Employment Trend

Radio and Television Announcers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18580
  • Median Salary 2007: 20070
  • Median Salary 2008: 20760
  • Median Salary 2009: 22780
  • Median Salary 2010: 20740
  • Total Employed 2006: 790
  • Total Employed 2007: 700
  • Total Employed 2008: 600
  • Total Employed 2009: 630
  • Total Employed 2010: 660

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39140
  • Median Salary 2007: 39470
  • Median Salary 2008: 40060
  • Median Salary 2009: 41690
  • Median Salary 2010: 42900
  • Total Employed 2006: 1990
  • Total Employed 2007: 2770
  • Total Employed 2008: 3510
  • Total Employed 2009: 3780
  • Total Employed 2010: 3260

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Employment Trend

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26440
  • Median Salary 2007: 21900
  • Median Salary 2008: 24520
  • Median Salary 2009: 17450
  • Median Salary 2010: 27070
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 210
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Employment Trend

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 20260
  • Median Salary 2007: 20330
  • Median Salary 2008: 21770
  • Median Salary 2009: 21170
  • Median Salary 2010: 21250
  • Total Employed 2006: 530
  • Total Employed 2007: 460
  • Total Employed 2008: 520
  • Total Employed 2009: 650
  • Total Employed 2010: 520

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24180
  • Median Salary 2007: 24680
  • Median Salary 2008: 25460
  • Median Salary 2009: 28240
  • Median Salary 2010: 27680
  • Total Employed 2006: 900
  • Total Employed 2007: 640
  • Total Employed 2008: 560
  • Total Employed 2009: 500
  • Total Employed 2010: 490

Editors — Employment Trend

Editors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43030
  • Median Salary 2007: 40950
  • Median Salary 2008: 43560
  • Median Salary 2009: 39710
  • Median Salary 2010: 40980
  • Total Employed 2006: 1000
  • Total Employed 2007: 880
  • Total Employed 2008: 880
  • Total Employed 2009: 770
  • Total Employed 2010: 750

Alabama vs National Communications Employment

Alabama vs National Communications Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 1.126% (7630)

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1. The University of Mobile

5735 College Parkway Drive
Mobile, AL 36613-2842
(251) 675-5990

The University of Mobile, which is several miles from Mobile, is located in a rural area and UMobile offers one communications program. It is a 4-year institution.

2. Bishop State Community College

351 North Broad Street
Mobile, AL 36603-5898
(251) 405-7000

Bishop State Community College offers one program in communications and this college, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Mobile, AL. It is a historically black, public, 2-year institution. This college is the second oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering communications programs.

3. Auburn University at Montgomery

7440 East Drive
Montgomery, AL 36117-3596
(334) 244-3000

Auburn University at Montgomery offers one communications program and AUM is near the heart of downtown. Overall, 5,817 students seek degrees in 42 programs at AUM. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering communications in terms of programs.

4. Talladega College

627 W Battle St
Talladega, AL 35160
(256) 761-6100

Talladega College offers one communications program. Talladega is one of 10 liberal arts colleges in Alabama. In terms of programs, this school is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering communications.

5. Miles College

5500 Myron Massey Blvd
Fairfield, AL 35064-2621
(205) 929-1000x1645

Miles College is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Alabama and this school offers one program in communications. This school is one of 10 liberal arts colleges in Alabama.

6. H Councill Trenholm State Technical College

1225 Air Base Blvd
Montgomery, AL 36108-3199
(334) 420-4200

H Councill Trenholm State Technical College offers two programs in communications. Specifically, this school offers one certificate in communications to students and one communications degree at the associate's level. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Montgomery, AL. This school is a historically black, public, 2-year institution. It is the biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering communications in terms of programs.

7. Huntingdon College

1500 East Fairview Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36106-2148
(334) 833-4222

Huntingdon College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Montgomery, AL and it offers one communications program. 1,107 students pursue degrees in 30 programs at this school, overall. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering communications in terms of programs.

8. Troy University

University Avenue
Troy, AL 36082-0001
(334) 670-3100

Troy University offers one communications program. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks second in the state of Alabama.

9. The University of Alabama at Huntsville

301 Sparkman Dr
Huntsville, AL 35899
(256) 824-6120

The University of Alabama at Huntsville is near the center of the city and UAH offers one communications program. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

10. Stamford University

800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229-2240
(205) 726-2011

Stamford University is located in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama and Samford offers one communications program. In terms of programs, Samford is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering communications.

11. The University of North Alabama

One Harrison Plaza
Florence, AL 35632-0001
(256) 765-4100

The University of North Alabama, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Florence, AL. It offers two programs in communications. This school offers students two communications degrees at the bachelor's level. UNA is a public 4-year institution. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering communications in terms of programs.

12. The University of South Alabama

307 N University Blvd
Mobile, AL 36688-0002
(251) 460-6101

The University of South Alabama, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Mobile, AL. USA offers two communications programs. Of those, this research university offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in communications and one degree at the master's level in communications. USA is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama.

13. Gadsden State Community College

1001 George Wallace Dr
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 549-8200

Gadsden State Community College offers one program in communications and it is near the center of the city. It is a historically black, public, 2-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering communications programs.

14. Alabama State University

915 S Jackson Street
Montgomery, AL 36101-0271
(334) 229-4400

Alabama State University is in the center of Montgomery and ASU offers one program in communications. This public school is a historically black, public, 4-year institution. This school is the third largest institution in the state of Alabama offering communications in terms of programs.

15. Oakwood University

7000 Adventist Blvd NW
Huntsville, AL 35896
(256) 726-7000

Oakwood University offers three communications programs. Students are offered three bachelor's level communications degrees by it. OU, which is 4.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Huntsville, AL. Overall, 1,915 students seek degrees in 70 programs at this school.

16. The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Administration Bldg Suite 1070
Birmingham, AL 35294-0110
(205) 934-4011

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is near the center of the city. UAB offers two communications programs. Out of those, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in communications to students and one master's level communications degree. This public university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, this university is the fourth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering communications.

17. Auburn University

Auburn- Alabama
Auburn, AL 36849
(334) 844-4000

Auburn University offers two communications programs. More specifically, it offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in communications and one communications degree at the master's level. It is near the heart of downtown. This big university is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama. Auburn is the third largest institution in the state of Alabama offering communications.

18. Spring Hill College

4000 Dauphin St
Mobile, AL 36608-1791
(251) 380-4000

Spring Hill College, which is near the center of the city, is in Mobile, AL and Spring Hill offers one communications program. It is one of 10 liberal arts colleges in Alabama. It is the oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in communications.

19. The University of Alabama

739 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0166
(205) 348-6010

The University of Alabama offers three programs in communications. Specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in communications by Alabama, one master's level degree in communications, and one degree at the doctorate level in communications. UA, which is near the center of the city, is located in Tuscaloosa, AL. Overall, 30,127 students pursue degrees in 188 Alabama programs. This university is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in communications.