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Communications Schools in Georgia

There are 28 Georgia schools offering communications programs. In 2010, 950 students graduated from programs at Georgia communications schools. 836 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 69 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 772 students graduate from communications programs in Georgia each year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from communications programs. Of those, ten students graduated with communications certificates, 18 with a degree at the associate's level, 836 with a bachelor's level degree, 69 with a master's level degree, and 17 with a degree at the doctorate level.

28 communications schools are in this southeastern state. And of these, 15 schools are public, while 13 schools are private. While tuition at a public communications school varies from $2,354 to $8,736, private communications school tuition varies from $13,520 to $30,560.

Average tuition for programs in communications is $12,185. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $2,354 per year, is at Macon State College, the highest tuition for programs in communications, which is $30,560 every year, is at Mercer University.

Communications schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Communications Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

On average, 772 students graduate from communications programs in Georgia each year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from communications programs. Of those, ten students graduated with communications certificates, 18 with a degree at the associate's level, 836 with a bachelor's level degree, 69 with a master's level degree, and 17 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Communications Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 3
  • Certificate 2007: 1
  • Certificate 2008: 4
  • Certificate 2009: 2
  • Certificate 2010: 10
  • Associate 2006: 6
  • Associate 2007: 8
  • Associate 2008: 19
  • Associate 2009: 12
  • Associate 2010: 18
  • Bachelor 2006: 406
  • Bachelor 2007: 479
  • Bachelor 2008: 525
  • Bachelor 2009: 583
  • Bachelor 2010: 836
  • Master 2006: 72
  • Master 2007: 67
  • Master 2008: 45
  • Master 2009: 63
  • Master 2010: 69
  • Doctorate 2006: 12
  • Doctorate 2007: 19
  • Doctorate 2008: 2
  • Doctorate 2009: 11
  • Doctorate 2010: 17

Communications Program Availability in Georgia

Georgia schools offer a total of 45 programs in communications. Of these programs, around 66% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Communications Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 30
  • Master: 6
  • Doctorate: 4

Writers and Authors — Salary by Percentile

Writers and Authors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21990
  • 25th Percentile: 30590
  • Median: 45510
  • 75th Percentile: 67220
  • 90th Percentile: 91950

Advertising Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

Advertising Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21370
  • 25th Percentile: 29700
  • Median: 41140
  • 75th Percentile: 53130
  • 90th Percentile: 87660

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27450
  • 25th Percentile: 36270
  • Median: 58050
  • 75th Percentile: 85660
  • 90th Percentile: 164860

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18930
  • 25th Percentile: 25560
  • Median: 35590
  • 75th Percentile: 65880
  • 90th Percentile: 95580

Radio and Television Announcers — Salary by Percentile

Radio and Television Announcers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15960
  • 25th Percentile: 17300
  • Median: 19910
  • 75th Percentile: 33720
  • 90th Percentile: 67310

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28750
  • 25th Percentile: 36040
  • Median: 47910
  • 75th Percentile: 66550
  • 90th Percentile: 90500

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Salary by Percentile

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 22790
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Salary by Percentile

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16870
  • 25th Percentile: 19240
  • Median: 24060
  • 75th Percentile: 34410
  • 90th Percentile: 46910

Editors — Salary by Percentile

Editors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27730
  • 25th Percentile: 33110
  • Median: 45430
  • 75th Percentile: 68910
  • 90th Percentile: 90540

Advertising Sales Agents — Employment Trend

Advertising Sales Agents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38840
  • Median Salary 2007: 44390
  • Median Salary 2008: 44190
  • Median Salary 2009: 43110
  • Median Salary 2010: 41140
  • Total Employed 2006: 4910
  • Total Employed 2007: 5500
  • Total Employed 2008: 5890
  • Total Employed 2009: 6050
  • Total Employed 2010: 5760

Writers and Authors — Employment Trend

Writers and Authors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47200
  • Median Salary 2007: 47040
  • Median Salary 2008: 49890
  • Median Salary 2009: 43980
  • Median Salary 2010: 45510
  • Total Employed 2006: 1110
  • Total Employed 2007: 840
  • Total Employed 2008: 890
  • Total Employed 2009: 890
  • Total Employed 2010: 760

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43130
  • Median Salary 2007: 54210
  • Median Salary 2008: 45480
  • Median Salary 2009: 55930
  • Median Salary 2010: 58050
  • Total Employed 2006: 440
  • Total Employed 2007: 490
  • Total Employed 2008: 490
  • Total Employed 2009: 400
  • Total Employed 2010: 310

Radio and Television Announcers — Employment Trend

Radio and Television Announcers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29540
  • Median Salary 2007: 30940
  • Median Salary 2008: 27530
  • Median Salary 2009: 23720
  • Median Salary 2010: 19910
  • Total Employed 2006: 810
  • Total Employed 2007: 800
  • Total Employed 2008: 790
  • Total Employed 2009: 850
  • Total Employed 2010: 880

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43840
  • Median Salary 2007: 44840
  • Median Salary 2008: 44810
  • Median Salary 2009: 46890
  • Median Salary 2010: 47910
  • Total Employed 2006: 2860
  • Total Employed 2007: 3980
  • Total Employed 2008: 4490
  • Total Employed 2009: 4720
  • Total Employed 2010: 4700

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Employment Trend

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22850
  • Median Salary 2007: 24270
  • Median Salary 2008: 22100
  • Median Salary 2009: 22560
  • Median Salary 2010: 22790
  • Total Employed 2006: 480
  • Total Employed 2007: 410
  • Total Employed 2008: 250
  • Total Employed 2009: 240
  • Total Employed 2010: 230

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Employment Trend

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 20270
  • Median Salary 2007: 23060
  • Median Salary 2008: 24850
  • Median Salary 2009: 25210
  • Median Salary 2010: 24060
  • Total Employed 2006: 2730
  • Total Employed 2007: 2890
  • Total Employed 2008: 2140
  • Total Employed 2009: 2100
  • Total Employed 2010: 1150

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30100
  • Median Salary 2007: 31260
  • Median Salary 2008: 31060
  • Median Salary 2009: 34170
  • Median Salary 2010: 35590
  • Total Employed 2006: 1320
  • Total Employed 2007: 1330
  • Total Employed 2008: 1270
  • Total Employed 2009: 890
  • Total Employed 2010: 760

Editors — Employment Trend

Editors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47220
  • Median Salary 2007: 51730
  • Median Salary 2008: 52640
  • Median Salary 2009: 50580
  • Median Salary 2010: 45430
  • Total Employed 2006: 2720
  • Total Employed 2007: 2760
  • Total Employed 2008: 2660
  • Total Employed 2009: 1990
  • Total Employed 2010: 1480

Georgia vs National Communications Employment

Georgia vs National Communications Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 2.366% (16030)

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1. Augusta State University

2500 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904-2200
(706) 737-1405

Augusta State University is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in communications. ASU is a public 4-year institution. This school is the eighth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering communications in terms of programs.

2. Shorter University

315 Shorter Ave
Rome, GA 30165
(706) 291-2121

Shorter University, which is 1.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in Rome, GA and Shorter offers one communications program. 1,555 students pursue degrees in 33 Shorter programs, overall.

3. Macon State College

100 College Station Dr
Macon, GA 31206-5145
(478) 471-2700

Macon State College, which is only a few miles from Macon, is located in a rural area and MSC offers one program in communications. 6,232 students pursue degrees in 20 MSC programs, overall.

4. The Georgia Military College - Atlanta

320 W. Broad St Suite 200
Fairburn, GA 30213
(678) 379-1414

The Georgia Military College-Atlanta is a public 2-year institution. This academy, which is very close to Fairburn, Georgia, is in a rural area. This academy is one of several campuses. It offers subjects including supply chain management, criminal justice, and private investigation. It offers students 21 associates level degrees. In 2010, 815 students sought degrees from the 21 programs at this academy. It is one of 6 military academies in Georgia.

5. Armstrong Atlantic State University

11935 Abercorn St
Savannah, GA 31419-1997
(912) 344-2806

Armstrong Atlantic State University offers one program in communications and AASU, which is near the center of the city, is located in Savannah, GA. 7,682 students pursue degrees in 52 Armstrong Atlantic State University programs, overall. Armstrong is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering communications.

6. Brewton-Parker College

201 David-Eliza Fountain Circle
Mount Vernon, GA 30445
(912) 583-2241

Brewton-Parker College offers one communications program and BPC is located in Mount Vernon, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 778 students pursue degrees in 36 programs at this school.

7. Fort Valley State University

1005 State University Dr
Fort Valley, GA 31030-4313
(478) 825-6211

Fort Valley State University is in Fort Valley, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and FVSU offers one program in communications. It is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution.

8. The Georgia Military College - Milledgeville

201 E Greene St
Milledgeville, GA 31061-3398
(478) 387-4900

The Georgia Military College-Milledgeville is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1879. It is in Milledgeville, GA. It offers subjects including early childhood education and allied health. It offers students 20 associates level degrees. 1,549 students pursued degrees from the 20 programs at this military academy in 2010. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 6 military academies in Georgia.

9. Piedmont College

165 Central Ave
Demorest, GA 30535-0010
(706) 778-3000

Piedmont College offers one program in communications and it is located in Demorest, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 2,676 students pursue degrees in 40 PC programs.

10. The Art Institute of Atlanta - Atlanta

6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd.- 100 Embassy Row
Atlanta, GA 30328-1635
(770) 394-8300

The Art Institute of Atlanta-Atlanta offers two programs in communications. Of those, this college offers one communications certificate to students and one bachelor's level communications degree. It is one of 2 art colleges in Georgia.

11. Albany State University

504 College Dr.
Albany, GA 31705
(229) 430-4600

Albany State University is near the center of the city and it offers one program in communications. ASU is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

12. Andrew College

501College St
Cuthbert, GA 39840-5550
(229) 732-2171

Andrew College offers one program in communications and it is in Cuthbert, GA. Overall, 273 students seek degrees in 27 programs at this very small school. In terms of programs, this school is the biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering communications.

13. Toccoa Falls College

107 North Chapel Drive
Toccoa Falls, GA 30598-7062
(706) 886-6831

Toccoa Falls College is in Toccoa Falls, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two communications programs. It offers students two bachelor's level degrees in communications. This school is a 4-year institution.

14. Emmanuel College

181 Springs St
Franklin Springs, GA 30639
(706) 245-7226

Emmanuel College offers one program in communications and it is in Franklin Springs, GA. 762 students seek degrees in 25 programs at this school, overall.

15. The Georgia Military College - Augusta

115 Davis Road
Martinez, GA 30907
(706) 955-2819

The Georgia Military College-Augusta is a public 2-year institution. It is located in the suburbs of Martinez, Georgia. It is one of several campuses. Students are offered 22 associates level degrees by this military academy. In 2010, 1,204 students sought degrees from the 22 programs at this academy. It offers subjects including early childhood education, education, and computer science. This military academy is one of 6 military academies in Georgia.

16. The Georgia Military College - Warner Robins

801 Duke Ave
Warner Robins, GA 31093
(478) 225-0005

The Georgia Military College-Warner Robins offers one program in communications and it is 2.2 miles from the center of the city. This public academy is one of 6 military academies in Georgia. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fourth in the state of Georgia.

17. Southern Polytechnic State University

1100 S. Marietta Parkway
Marietta, GA 30060-2896
(678) 915-7778

Southern Polytechnic State University offers three communications programs. Specifically, students are offered one communications certificate by SPSU, one bachelor's level communications degree, and one master's level communications degree. SPSU, which is near the center of the city, is located in Marietta, GA. This public school is a public 4-year institution.

18. The University of Georgia

University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
(706) 542-3000

The University of Georgia offers four programs in communications. Specifically, UGA offers one bachelor's level communications degree to students, one master's level degree in communications, and two degrees at the doctorate level in communications. This public university, which is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Athens, GA. Overall, 34,677 students pursue degrees in 320 UGA programs. UGA is the largest institution in the state of Georgia offering communications.

19. Augusta Technical College

3200 Augusta Tech Drive
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 771-4000

Augusta Technical College offers one communications program and it is near the heart of downtown. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this technical college ranks first in the state of Georgia.

20. Kennesaw State University

1000 Chastain Rd
Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591
(770) 423-6000

Kennesaw State University is located in the suburbs of Kennesaw, Georgia and Kennesaw offers one program in communications. KSU is a public 4-year institution.

21. Brenau University

500 Washington Street SE
Gainesville, GA 30501-3668
(770) 534-6299

Brenau University is in the center of Gainesville and it offers one program in communications. 2,770 students seek degrees in 59 Brenau University programs, overall. In terms of programs, this small school is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering communications.

22. Wesleyan College

4760 Forsyth Rd
Macon, GA 31210-4462
(478) 477-1110

Wesleyan College, which is near the center of the city, is in Macon, GA. It offers two programs in communications. It offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in communications. Wesleyan is a 4-year institution.

23. Georgia State University

33 gilmer st
Atlanta, GA 30303-3083
(404) 413-2000

Georgia State University offers three programs in communications. Of those, GSU offers students one communications degree at the bachelor's level, one degree at the master's level in communications, and one degree at the doctorate level in communications. It is in the center of Atlanta. It is one of 6 research universities in Georgia. In terms of programs, Georgia State is the third largest institution in the state of Georgia offering communications.

24. Mercer University

1400 Coleman Avenue
Macon, GA 31207
(478) 301-2700

Mercer University offers three programs in communications. It offers students three bachelor's level degrees in communications. This research university, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Macon, GA. This university is a 4-year research institution. This university is the third oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering communications programs.

25. Berry College

2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW
Mount Berry, GA 30149
(706) 232-5374

Berry College offers one communications program and Berry, which is very close to Mount Berry, Georgia, is located in a rural area. 2,087 students pursue degrees in 48 programs at this school, overall.

26. Clayton State University

2000 Clayton State Boulevard
Morrow, GA 30260-0285
(678) 466-4000

Clayton State University is in the suburbs of Morrow, Georgia and Claton State offers one communications program. 6,604 students seek degrees in 39 programs at this school, overall.

27. Reinhardt University

7300 Reinhardt Circle
Waleska, GA 30183-2981
(770) 720-5600

Reinhardt University is located in Waleska, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in communications. Students are offered two bachelor's level communications degrees by this school. This school is a 4-year institution. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in communications.

28. Georgia Southern University

Hwy 301 South
Statesboro, GA 30460
(912) 478-5391

Georgia Southern University is located in Statesboro, GA. It offers two programs in communications. Students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in communications by GSU. This school is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

29. The Georgia Institute of Technology

225 North Ave
Atlanta, GA 30332-0530
(404) 894-2000

The Georgia Institute of Technology offers three communications programs. Of those, it offers students one communications degree at the bachelor's level, one master's level communications degree, and one communications degree at the doctorate level. Tech, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Atlanta, GA. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. Tech is the fifth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering communications.

30. Valdosta State University

1500 N Patterson
Valdosta, GA 31698
(229) 333-5800

Valdosta State University offers one program in communications and Valdosta State is 1.2 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 12,898 students pursue degrees in 88 Valdosta State University programs.

31. The Savannah College of Art and Design

342 Bull St
Savannah, GA 31402-3146
(912) 525-5000

The Savannah College of Art and Design offers two communications programs. Specifically, students are offered one communications degree at the bachelor's level by this college and one communications degree at the master's level. It is 0.8 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 10,320 students seek degrees in 76 programs at this college. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering communications.

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