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Communications Schools in Florida

There are 32 Florida schools offering communications programs. 2,834 students graduated with degrees from Florida communications schools in 2010. 2,473 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 299 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 2,685 students graduate from programs in this state in communications each year. This accounts for 5% of students who schools in the United States graduate from communications programs. Out of those, 34 students graduated with certificates in communications, 2,473 with a bachelor's level degree, 299 with a master's level degree, and 28 with a doctorate level degree.

32 communications schools are located in this state. Of these, 15 schools are public, while 17 schools are private. While tuition at a private communications school varies from $10,470 to $37,836, tuition at a public communications school varies from $3,835 to $5,238.

Average tuition for programs in communications is $15,911. While the highest tuition for programs in communications, which is $37,836 every year, is at the University of Miami, the lowest tuition in Florida, which is $3,835 per year, is at Florida Atlantic University.

Schools in this state offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for communications students.

Communications Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

On average, 2,685 students graduate from programs in this state in communications each year. This accounts for 5% of students who schools in the United States graduate from communications programs. Out of those, 34 students graduated with certificates in communications, 2,473 with a bachelor's level degree, 299 with a master's level degree, and 28 with a doctorate level degree.

Communications Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 37
  • Certificate 2007: 19
  • Certificate 2008: 24
  • Certificate 2009: 40
  • Certificate 2010: 34
  • Bachelor 2006: 1961
  • Bachelor 2007: 2049
  • Bachelor 2008: 2218
  • Bachelor 2009: 2361
  • Bachelor 2010: 2473
  • Master 2006: 276
  • Master 2007: 240
  • Master 2008: 273
  • Master 2009: 272
  • Master 2010: 299
  • Doctorate 2006: 16
  • Doctorate 2007: 20
  • Doctorate 2008: 21
  • Doctorate 2009: 20
  • Doctorate 2010: 28

Communications Program Availability in Florida

Florida schools offer a total of 60 communications programs. Of these programs, 61.7% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Communications Program Availability in Florida

  • Certificate: 6
  • Bachelor: 37
  • Master: 14
  • Doctorate: 3

Writers and Authors — Salary by Percentile

Writers and Authors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22510
  • 25th Percentile: 31860
  • Median: 43970
  • 75th Percentile: 61000
  • 90th Percentile: 87340

Advertising Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

Advertising Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23420
  • 25th Percentile: 29980
  • Median: 41150
  • 75th Percentile: 56370
  • 90th Percentile: 75840

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36480
  • 25th Percentile: 53410
  • Median: 96870
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24560
  • 25th Percentile: 31600
  • Median: 41510
  • 75th Percentile: 58580
  • 90th Percentile: 76810

Radio and Television Announcers — Salary by Percentile

Radio and Television Announcers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17570
  • 25th Percentile: 21760
  • Median: 29900
  • 75th Percentile: 47900
  • 90th Percentile: 73120

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31180
  • 25th Percentile: 39720
  • Median: 52010
  • 75th Percentile: 70410
  • 90th Percentile: 89240

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Salary by Percentile

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18010
  • 25th Percentile: 22280
  • Median: 31540
  • 75th Percentile: 39450
  • 90th Percentile: 53630

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Salary by Percentile

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19260
  • 25th Percentile: 21910
  • Median: 26210
  • 75th Percentile: 34980
  • 90th Percentile: 44330

Editors — Salary by Percentile

Editors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32390
  • 25th Percentile: 43320
  • Median: 56050
  • 75th Percentile: 77770
  • 90th Percentile: 129020

Advertising Sales Agents — Employment Trend

Advertising Sales Agents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40470
  • Median Salary 2007: 39010
  • Median Salary 2008: 39610
  • Median Salary 2009: 39510
  • Median Salary 2010: 41150
  • Total Employed 2006: 9430
  • Total Employed 2007: 10140
  • Total Employed 2008: 10200
  • Total Employed 2009: 9970
  • Total Employed 2010: 9790

Writers and Authors — Employment Trend

Writers and Authors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44290
  • Median Salary 2007: 45810
  • Median Salary 2008: 46750
  • Median Salary 2009: 44500
  • Median Salary 2010: 43970
  • Total Employed 2006: 1700
  • Total Employed 2007: 1960
  • Total Employed 2008: 2030
  • Total Employed 2009: 1970
  • Total Employed 2010: 1860

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 72150
  • Median Salary 2007: 80330
  • Median Salary 2008: 73630
  • Median Salary 2009: 88130
  • Median Salary 2010: 96870
  • Total Employed 2006: 360
  • Total Employed 2007: 270
  • Total Employed 2008: 290
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 260

Radio and Television Announcers — Employment Trend

Radio and Television Announcers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25920
  • Median Salary 2007: 28280
  • Median Salary 2008: 32570
  • Median Salary 2009: 31780
  • Median Salary 2010: 29900
  • Total Employed 2006: 1730
  • Total Employed 2007: 1720
  • Total Employed 2008: 1910
  • Total Employed 2009: 1920
  • Total Employed 2010: 1540

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44650
  • Median Salary 2007: 48230
  • Median Salary 2008: 50130
  • Median Salary 2009: 50720
  • Median Salary 2010: 52010
  • Total Employed 2006: 19020
  • Total Employed 2007: 17460
  • Total Employed 2008: 15610
  • Total Employed 2009: 14220
  • Total Employed 2010: 12190

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Employment Trend

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22450
  • Median Salary 2007: 24620
  • Median Salary 2008: 31290
  • Median Salary 2009: 29430
  • Median Salary 2010: 31540
  • Total Employed 2006: 300
  • Total Employed 2007: 320
  • Total Employed 2008: 460
  • Total Employed 2009: 390
  • Total Employed 2010: 360

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Employment Trend

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21530
  • Median Salary 2007: 23130
  • Median Salary 2008: 24230
  • Median Salary 2009: 24920
  • Median Salary 2010: 26210
  • Total Employed 2006: 6040
  • Total Employed 2007: 5150
  • Total Employed 2008: 4950
  • Total Employed 2009: 3940
  • Total Employed 2010: 3800

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38010
  • Median Salary 2007: 37890
  • Median Salary 2008: 39850
  • Median Salary 2009: 42360
  • Median Salary 2010: 41510
  • Total Employed 2006: 2340
  • Total Employed 2007: 2460
  • Total Employed 2008: 2490
  • Total Employed 2009: 2120
  • Total Employed 2010: 2170

Editors — Employment Trend

Editors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43910
  • Median Salary 2007: 45890
  • Median Salary 2008: 49990
  • Median Salary 2009: 52960
  • Median Salary 2010: 56050
  • Total Employed 2006: 4430
  • Total Employed 2007: 4510
  • Total Employed 2008: 5190
  • Total Employed 2009: 4610
  • Total Employed 2010: 4320

Florida vs National Communications Employment

Florida vs National Communications Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 5.356% (36290)

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1. Embry Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach

600 S Clyde Morris Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3900
(800) 222-3728

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach offers one communications program and this school is 2.1 miles from the center of the city. 5,077 students seek degrees in 30 programs at ERAU, overall.

2. The University of Phoenix - Central Florida

2290 Lucien Way- Suite 400
Maitland, FL 32751-7001
(407) 667-0555

The University of Phoenix-Central Florida is a for-profit 4-year institution. UPX is located in the suburbs of Maitland, Florida. It is one of several campuses. It offers subjects including communications and accounting. Students are offered 31 degrees at the bachelors level and nine degrees at the masters level by it. In 2010, 1,567 students sought degrees from the 38 programs at this school. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

3. The University of South Florida - St. Petersburg

140 Seventh Ave S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33701-9807
(727) 873-4873

The University of South Florida-St. Petersburg is 0.8 miles from the center of the city. It offers two programs in communications. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in communications by Phoenix and one communications degree at the master's level. Phoenix is a public 4-year institution.

4. Warner University

13895 Hwy 27
Lake Wales, FL 33859-8797
(863) 638-1426

Warner University is located in Lake Wales, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in communications. 1,082 students seek degrees in 29 programs at this school, overall.

5. Southeastern University

1000 Longfellow Blvd
Lakeland, FL 33801-6034
(863) 667-5000

Southeastern University, which is 1.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in Lakeland, FL and this school offers one program in communications. SEU is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Florida.

6. Clearwater Christian College

3400 Gulf to Bay Blvd
Clearwater, FL 33759-4595
(727) 726-1153

Clearwater Christian College is 6.3 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one communications program. This school is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Florida.

7. Lee County High Tech Center North

360 Santa Barbara Blvd North
Cape Coral, FL 33993-2479
(239) 574-4440

Lee County High Tech Center North, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Cape Coral, FL and this school offers one program in communications. Overall, 345 students pursue degrees in 23 Lee County High Tech Center North programs. It is the third largest institution in the state of Florida offering communications in terms of programs.

8. Lynn University

3601 N. Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33431-5598
(561) 237-7000

Lynn University, which is 2.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in Boca Raton, FL. This school offers two programs in communications. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level communications degree by it and one degree at the master's level in communications. Overall, 2,108 students seek degrees in 30 Lynn programs. In terms of programs, LU is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering communications.

9. The University of Phoenix - South Florida

600 N. Pine Island Road Suite 500
Plantation, FL 33324-1393
(954) 382-5303

The University of Phoenix-South Florida is a for-profit 4-year institution. UPX is in the suburbs of Plantation, Florida. This school is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as elementary education, public administration, and health information. It offers students 30 bachelors level degrees and 13 masters level degrees. 2,208 students sought degrees from the 39 programs at this school in 2010. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

10. Eckerd College

4200 54th Ave S
St. Petersburg, FL 33711-4700
(727) 867-1166

Eckerd College, which is 4.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in St. Petersburg, FL and it offers one communications program. Overall, 2,346 students seek degrees in 62 programs at this school. In terms of programs, Eckerd is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering communications.

11. The University of Phoenix - West Florida

12802 Tampa Oaks Blvd Ste 200
Temple Terrace, FL 33637-1920
(813) 626-7911

The University of Phoenix-West Florida is a for-profit 4-year institution. UPX is located in the suburbs of Temple Terrace, Florida. Phoenix is one of several campuses. This school offers 32 bachelors level degrees and nine degrees at the masters level to students. 1,012 students sought degrees from the 38 programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects such as nursing, healthcare management, and web development. Phoenix is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

12. Mid Florida Tech

2900 West Oak Ridge Road
Orlando, FL 32809
(407) 251-6047x0

Mid Florida Tech is in the suburbs of Orlando, Florida and this school offers one communications program. This public school is a public 2-year institution. It ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Florida.

13. Webber International University

1201 N Scenic Hwy
Babson Park, FL 33827-0096
(863) 638-1431

Founded in 1927, Webber International University is a 4-year institution. This school is in Babson Park, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers students seven degrees at the associates level, 12 degrees at the bachelors level, and five masters level degrees. In 2010, 758 students pursued degrees from the 13 programs at this school. This school offers subjects such as business management, project management, and finance. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it.

14. Edward Waters College

1658 Kings Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 470-8000

Edward Waters College offers one program in communications and EWC, which is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Jacksonville, FL. This school is the second oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in communications.

15. The McFatter Technical Center

6500 Nova Drive
Davie, FL 33317
(754) 321-5700

The McFatter Technical Center offers one program in communications and it is in the suburbs of Davie, Florida. This school is a public 2-year institution. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Florida offering communications in terms of programs.

16. Bethune-Cookman University

640 Dr Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3099
(386) 481-2000

Bethune-Cookman University, which is near the center of the city, is in Daytona Beach, FL. B-CU offers two communications programs. It offers two bachelor's level communications degrees to students. This school is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Florida. This school is the second biggest institution in the state of Florida offering communications in terms of programs.

17. The Atlantic Technical Center

4700 Coconut Creek Parkway
Coconut Creek, FL 33063-3902
(754) 321-5100

The Atlantic Technical Center is located in the suburbs of Coconut Creek, Florida and it offers one communications program. 925 students pursue degrees in 28 programs at this school, overall. This vocational school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering communications programs.

18. Flagler College - St Augustine

74 King Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 829-6481

Flagler College-St Augustine is located in the suburbs of St. Augustine, Florida and it offers one program in communications. This school is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Florida.

19. The Sheridan Technical Center

5400 Sheridan St
Hollywood, FL 33021
(754) 321-5400x2053

The Sheridan Technical Center is in the suburbs of Hollywood, Florida and it offers one program in communications. Overall, 1,370 students seek degrees in 46 programs at this school. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in communications.

20. Barry University

11300 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33161-6695
(800) 756-6000

Barry University offers three communications programs. Specifically, it offers students one communications degree at the bachelor's level and two communications degrees at the master's level. Barry is in the suburbs of Miami, Florida. Overall, 8,995 students pursue degrees in 110 programs at this school.

21. The University of South Florida - Main

4202 East Fowler Ave
Tampa, FL 33620-9951
(813) 974-2011

The University of South Florida-Main, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Tampa, FL. USF offers two communications programs. More specifically, this university offers one communications degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level degree in communications. Overall, 40,431 students seek degrees in 206 USF programs.

22. The University of Central Florida

4000 Central Florida Blvd
Orlando, FL 32816
(407) 823-2000

The University of Central Florida is in the suburbs of Orlando, Florida. This university offers three communications programs. Of those, students are offered two bachelor's level communications degrees by this university and one master's level degree in communications. It is one of 15 research universities in Florida. In terms of programs, this public university is the fourth largest institution in the state of Florida offering communications.

23. Rollins College

1000 Holt Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789-4499
(407) 646-2000

Rollins College offers two programs in communications. Students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in communications by it. This school is located in the suburbs of Winter Park, Florida. This school is a 4-year institution. This liberal arts college is the fifth largest institution in the state of Florida offering communications in terms of programs.

24. The University of Tampa

401 W Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33606-1490
(813) 253-3333

The University of Tampa offers two programs in communications. This school offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in communications. It is near the center of the city. 6,427 students pursue degrees in 66 UT programs, overall.

25. The University of Phoenix - North Florida

4500 Salisbury Road N Ste 200
Jacksonville, FL 32216-0959
(904) 636-6645

The University of Phoenix-North Florida is a for-profit 4-year institution. UOPX, which is 6.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Jacksonville, FL. This school is one of several campuses. Phoenix offers 32 degrees at the bachelors level and nine degrees at the masters level to students. In 2010, 1,353 students pursued degrees from the 38 programs at this school. It offers subjects such as communications and computer networking. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

26. Florida Atlantic University

777 Glades Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991
(561) 297-3000

Florida Atlantic University, which is near the center of the city, is in Boca Raton, FL. This university offers three programs in communications. More specifically, this university offers two communications degrees at the bachelor's level to students and one degree at the master's level in communications. Overall, 28,270 students seek degrees in 136 Florida Atlantic programs.

27. Florida International University

11200 S. W. 8 Street
Miami, FL 33199
(305) 348-2000

Florida International University is in the suburbs of Miami, Florida. It offers three programs in communications. Specifically, students are offered one communications certificate by it, one bachelor's level degree in communications, and one master's level communications degree. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering communications.

28. Stetson University

421 N Woodland Blvd
Deland, FL 32723
(386) 822-7000

Stetson University is in the suburbs of Deland, Florida and Stetson offers one communications program. Overall, 3,756 students seek degrees in 78 Stetson University programs.

29. The University of West Florida

11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL 32514-5750
(850) 474-2000

The University of West Florida, which is near the center of the city, is in Pensacola, FL. It offers two programs in communications. Of those, it offers students one communications degree at the bachelor's level and one master's level degree in communications. This medium-sized university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

30. Saint Thomas University

16401 NW 37th Ave
Miami Gardens, FL 33054-6459
(305) 625-6000

Saint Thomas University is in the suburbs of Miami Gardens, Florida. It offers two communications programs. More specifically, students are offered one communications degree at the bachelor's level by this school and one master's level degree in communications. It is a 4-year institution.

31. Palm Beach State College

4200 Congress Ave
Lake Worth, FL 33461-4796
(561) 967-7222

Founded in 1933, Palm Beach State College is a public 4-year institution. Palm Beach State is in the suburbs of Lake Worth, Florida. This school is the tenth largest institution in the state of Florida. This school offers students 70 certificates, 39 degrees at the associates level, and one bachelors level degree. 29,534 students sought degrees from the 91 programs at Palm Beach State in 2010. Palm Beach State offers subjects including surgical technology and acting. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits Palm Beach State. This school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

32. Nova Southeastern University

3301 College Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796
(954) 262-7300

Nova Southeastern University offers one program in communications and NSU is in the suburbs of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. NSU is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Florida.

33. The University of North Florida

1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224-2645
(904) 620-1000

The University of North Florida, which is 9.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Jacksonville, FL and this university offers one program in communications. This big university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

34. The University of Florida

355 Tigert Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-3115
(352) 392-3261

The University of Florida offers two communications programs. Out of those, the U of F offers students one master's level degree in communications and one degree at the doctorate level in communications. This large university, which is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Gainesville, FL. UF is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Florida offering communications programs.

35. The University of Miami

University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL 33124
(305) 284-2211

The University of Miami is in the suburbs of Coral Gables, Florida. This university offers five communications programs. Specifically, this university offers three degrees at the bachelor's level in communications to students, one master's level communications degree, and one communications degree at the doctorate level. The U of M is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Florida. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in communications.

36. Palm Beach Atlantic University - West Palm Beach

901 S. Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
(561) 803-2000

Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach is located in the center of West Palm Beach. It offers two communications programs. Students are offered two bachelor's level communications degrees by this school. Overall, 3,659 students seek degrees in 64 programs at this school.

37. Florida State University

222 S. Copeland Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1037
(850) 644-2525

Florida State University, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Tallahassee, FL. It offers three programs in communications. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level communications degree by FSU, one degree at the master's level in communications, and one communications degree at the doctorate level. Overall, 40,416 students pursue degrees in 281 programs at Florida State. Florida State ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Florida.

38. Florida Gulf Coast University

10501 Fgcu Blvd S
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
(239) 590-1000

Florida Gulf Coast University, which is several miles from Fort Myers, is in a rural setting and FGCU offers one communications program. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

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