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Communications Schools in Arizona

There are eight schools in the state of Arizona offering communications programs. 1,199 students graduated with degrees from Arizona communications schools in 2010. 1,045 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 101 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

993 students graduate from communications programs in Arizona, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of communications students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 101 students graduated with certificates in communications, three with an associate's level degree, 1,045 with a bachelor's level degree, 33 with a master's level degree, and 17 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Eight communications schools are located in Arizona. And out of these, while six schools are public, two schools are private. Tuition at a public communications school varies from $7,672 to $8,237, while tuitions at a private communications school are $10,440.

Average tuition for communications programs is $8,425. The highest tuition for communications programs, which is $10,440 each year, is at the University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,672 each year, is at Northern Arizona University.

Arizona schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for communications students.

Communications Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

993 students graduate from communications programs in Arizona, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of communications students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 101 students graduated with certificates in communications, three with an associate's level degree, 1,045 with a bachelor's level degree, 33 with a master's level degree, and 17 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Communications Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 19
  • Certificate 2009: 89
  • Certificate 2010: 101
  • Associate 2006: 4
  • Associate 2007: 7
  • Associate 2008: 7
  • Associate 2009: 163
  • Associate 2010: 3
  • Bachelor 2006: 701
  • Bachelor 2007: 655
  • Bachelor 2008: 725
  • Bachelor 2009: 910
  • Bachelor 2010: 1045
  • Master 2006: 17
  • Master 2007: 18
  • Master 2008: 23
  • Master 2009: 36
  • Master 2010: 33
  • Doctorate 2006: 8
  • Doctorate 2007: 9
  • Doctorate 2008: 13
  • Doctorate 2009: 20
  • Doctorate 2010: 17

Communications Program Availability in Arizona

Arizona schools offer a total of 21 communications programs. Of these programs, about 42.9% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Communications Program Availability in Arizona

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 9
  • Master: 3
  • Doctorate: 2

Writers and Authors — Salary by Percentile

Writers and Authors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31310
  • 25th Percentile: 35310
  • Median: 46560
  • 75th Percentile: 63230
  • 90th Percentile: 92880

Advertising Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

Advertising Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26060
  • 25th Percentile: 32340
  • Median: 46960
  • 75th Percentile: 96240
  • 90th Percentile: 140650

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25850
  • 25th Percentile: 28350
  • Median: 38800
  • 75th Percentile: 58000
  • 90th Percentile: 89580

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21590
  • 25th Percentile: 28410
  • Median: 40110
  • 75th Percentile: 55520
  • 90th Percentile: 70320

Radio and Television Announcers — Salary by Percentile

Radio and Television Announcers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19320
  • 25th Percentile: 24890
  • Median: 35010
  • 75th Percentile: 59010
  • 90th Percentile: 114070

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26030
  • 25th Percentile: 33870
  • Median: 48570
  • 75th Percentile: 69640
  • 90th Percentile: 92780

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Salary by Percentile

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15600
  • 25th Percentile: 16130
  • Median: 18100
  • 75th Percentile: 27240
  • 90th Percentile: 48440

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Salary by Percentile

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17450
  • 25th Percentile: 20210
  • Median: 22760
  • 75th Percentile: 28740
  • 90th Percentile: 43630

Editors — Salary by Percentile

Editors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32190
  • 25th Percentile: 39070
  • Median: 50890
  • 75th Percentile: 65830
  • 90th Percentile: 83530

Advertising Sales Agents — Employment Trend

Advertising Sales Agents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40910
  • Median Salary 2007: 41750
  • Median Salary 2008: 42060
  • Median Salary 2009: 43720
  • Median Salary 2010: 46960
  • Total Employed 2006: 2280
  • Total Employed 2007: 3100
  • Total Employed 2008: 3560
  • Total Employed 2009: 3460
  • Total Employed 2010: 2050

Writers and Authors — Employment Trend

Writers and Authors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34620
  • Median Salary 2007: 35020
  • Median Salary 2008: 42470
  • Median Salary 2009: 49920
  • Median Salary 2010: 46560
  • Total Employed 2006: 850
  • Total Employed 2007: 830
  • Total Employed 2008: 500
  • Total Employed 2009: 420
  • Total Employed 2010: 500

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49760
  • Median Salary 2007: 50240
  • Median Salary 2008: 60760
  • Median Salary 2009: 51910
  • Median Salary 2010: 38800
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Radio and Television Announcers — Employment Trend

Radio and Television Announcers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23660
  • Median Salary 2007: 25590
  • Median Salary 2008: 28530
  • Median Salary 2009: 36250
  • Median Salary 2010: 35010
  • Total Employed 2006: 890
  • Total Employed 2007: 1090
  • Total Employed 2008: 930
  • Total Employed 2009: 750
  • Total Employed 2010: 620

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39590
  • Median Salary 2007: 42310
  • Median Salary 2008: 44640
  • Median Salary 2009: 46900
  • Median Salary 2010: 48570
  • Total Employed 2006: 3010
  • Total Employed 2007: 2890
  • Total Employed 2008: 3240
  • Total Employed 2009: 2980
  • Total Employed 2010: 3070

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Employment Trend

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19640
  • Median Salary 2007: 20770
  • Median Salary 2008: 21110
  • Median Salary 2009: 27800
  • Median Salary 2010: 18100
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Employment Trend

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22340
  • Median Salary 2007: 22570
  • Median Salary 2008: 24880
  • Median Salary 2009: 24070
  • Median Salary 2010: 22760
  • Total Employed 2006: 1370
  • Total Employed 2007: 1510
  • Total Employed 2008: 1510
  • Total Employed 2009: 1410
  • Total Employed 2010: 1850

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28860
  • Median Salary 2007: 29180
  • Median Salary 2008: 30870
  • Median Salary 2009: 31780
  • Median Salary 2010: 40110
  • Total Employed 2006: 700
  • Total Employed 2007: 760
  • Total Employed 2008: 890
  • Total Employed 2009: 740
  • Total Employed 2010: 820

Editors — Employment Trend

Editors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39490
  • Median Salary 2007: 41230
  • Median Salary 2008: 43690
  • Median Salary 2009: 46890
  • Median Salary 2010: 50890
  • Total Employed 2006: 1340
  • Total Employed 2007: 1530
  • Total Employed 2008: 1570
  • Total Employed 2009: 1350
  • Total Employed 2010: 1030

Arizona vs National Communications Employment

Arizona vs National Communications Employment

  • Employed in Arizona: 1.485% (10060)

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1. Ottawa University - Phoenix

10020 North 25th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 371-1188

Ottawa University-Phoenix is near the heart of downtown and OU offers one program in communications. Overall, 1,054 students seek degrees in 56 programs at this school. This school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Arizona offering communications in terms of programs.

2. Rio Salado College

2323 W 14th St
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 517-8000

Rio Salado College offers one communications program and this college is in Tempe, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Arizona offering communications in terms of programs.

3. The University of Phoenix - Phoenix-Hohokam

4635 E Elwood St
Phoenix, AZ 85040-1958
(480) 557-2000

The University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam offers one program in communications and it is in Phoenix, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 6,010 students pursue degrees in 55 programs at UPX, overall. Phoenix is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering communications programs.

4. Northern Arizona University

Knoles Drive- Babbitt Administrative Center
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4132
(928) 523-9011

Northern Arizona University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Flagstaff, AZ. It offers three programs in communications. More specifically, it offers students one communications certificate, one communications degree at the bachelor's level, and one master's level communications degree. Overall, 25,197 students seek degrees in 254 programs at this university. This university is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in communications.

5. Arizona Western College

2020 S. Avenue 8E
Yuma, AZ 85365-8834
(928) 317-6000

Arizona Western College is located near Yuma, AZ. It offers two communications programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in communications by it and one associate's level communications degree. This school is one of 27 public post-secondary institutions in Arizona. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering communications programs.

6. Glendale Community College

6000 W Olive Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 845-3000

Glendale Community College is 2.0 miles from the center of the city. This college offers two programs in communications. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in communications by it and one communications degree at the associate's level. Overall, 21,373 students pursue degrees in 94 Glendale Community College programs. This community college is the second biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering communications in terms of programs.

7. The University of Arizona

1401 E University
Tucson, AZ 85721-0066
(520) 621-2211

The University of Arizona, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Tucson, AZ. This university offers three communications programs. More specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in communications, one master's level communications degree, and one degree at the doctorate level in communications. It is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Arizona. Arizona is the fifth largest institution in the state of Arizona offering communications.

8. Prescott College

220 Grove Ave
Prescott, AZ 86301
(877) 350-2100

Prescott College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1966. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Prescott, AZ. It offers subjects including early childhood education and health science. This liberal arts college offers 29 certificates, 152 bachelors level degrees, 97 masters level degrees, and one doctoral level degree to students. 1,132 students pursued degrees from the 188 programs at this school in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this school. It is the only liberal arts college in Arizona.

9. Mesa Community College

1833 W Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 461-7000

Founded in 1965, Mesa Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Mesa, AZ. This community college is the eighth largest institution in the state of Arizona. Students are offered 67 certificates and 66 associates level degrees by this college. In 2010, 26,408 students pursued degrees from the 96 programs at this college. It offers subjects such as ESL and computer science. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

10. Chandler/Gilbert Community College

2626 E Pecos Rd
Chandler, AZ 85225-2499
(480) 732-7000

Chandler/Gilbert Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1985. It is located in the suburbs of Chandler, Arizona. This college is the 13th biggest institution in the state of Arizona. This community college offers subjects such as advertising and automotive technology. This community college offers students 31 certificates and 32 associates level degrees. 12,296 students sought degrees from the 49 programs at this college in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this community college. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

11. Cochise College

4190 W Highway 80
Douglas, AZ 85607-9724
(520) 515-0500

Cochise College, which is just a few miles from Douglas, is located in a rural setting and this school offers one communications program. It is a public 2-year institution. This public school is the third oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering communications programs.