Communications Schools In Florida

There are 36 accredited communications schools in Florida for faculty who teach communications classes to choose from. The trends in Florida's communications academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in communications includes communications training at the following levels:

  • Communications Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Communications
  • Masters degree in Communications
  • PhD degree in Communications


Schools

  1. Barry University

    11300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, Florida 33161-6695

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  2. Bethune-Cookman University

    640 Dr Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd, Daytona Beach, Florida 32114-3099

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  3. Lynn University

    3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, Florida 33431-5598

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  4. University of Central Florida

    4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32816

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Clearwater Christian College

    3400 Gulf to Bay Blvd, Clearwater, Florida 33759-4595

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  6. Eckerd College

    4200 54th Ave S, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33711-4700

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  7. Edward Waters College

    1658 Kings Rd, Jacksonville, Florida 32209

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  8. Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach

    600 S Clyde Morris Blvd, Daytona Beach, Florida 32114-3900

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  9. Florida Atlantic University

    777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, Florida 33431-0991

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  10. Flagler College

    74 King Street, Saint Augustine, Florida 32084

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  11. Florida Institute of Technology

    150 West University Boulevard, Melbourne, Florida 32901-6975

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Florida International University

    11200 S. W. 8 Street, Miami, Florida 33199

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  13. Florida State University

    222 S. Copeland Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1037

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. University of Florida

    355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611-3115

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Jacksonville University

    2800 University Blvd N, Jacksonville, Florida 32211-3394

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  16. University of Miami

    University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. University of North Florida

    1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32224-2645

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  18. Nova Southeastern University

    3301 College Ave, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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  19. Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach

    901 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401

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  20. Rollins College

    1000 Holt Ave, Winter Park, Florida 32789-4499

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  21. Saint Leo University

    33701 State Road 52, Saint Leo, Florida 33574-6665

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  22. Sheridan Technical Center

    5400 Sheridan St, Hollywood, Florida 33021

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  23. University of South Florida-Main Campus

    4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, Florida 33620-9951

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. Saint Thomas University

    16401 NW 37th Ave, Miami Gardens, Florida 33054-6459

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  25. Stetson University

    421 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, Florida 32723

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  26. Southeastern University

    1000 Longfellow Blvd, Lakeland, Florida 33801-6034

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  27. The University of Tampa

    401 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, Florida 33606-1490

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  28. Warner University

    13895 Hwy 27, Lake Wales, Florida 33859-8797

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  29. Webber International University

    1201 N Scenic Hwy, Babson Park, Florida 33827-0096

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  30. The University of West Florida

    11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, Florida 32514-5750

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  31. University of Phoenix-Central Florida Campus

    2290 Lucien Way, Suite 400, Maitland, Florida 32751-7001

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  32. Florida Gulf Coast University

    10501 Fgcu Blvd S, Fort Myers, Florida 33965-6565

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  33. University of Phoenix-South Florida Campus

    600 N. Pine Island Road Suite 500, Plantation, Florida 33324-1393

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  34. University of Phoenix-North Florida Campus

    4500 Salisbury Road N Ste 200, Jacksonville, Florida 32216-0959

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  35. University of Phoenix-West Florida Campus

    12802 Tampa Oaks Blvd Ste 200, Temple Terrace, Florida 33637-1920

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  36. University of South Florida-St. Petersburg Campus

    140 Seventh Ave S., St. Petersburg, Florida 33701-9807

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Communications Employment

Florida 23,480
National 439,660

Approximately 5% of the country's communications professionals work in Florida state.

Employment Growth for Communications professionals In Florida

25,670 25,940 26,770 24,530 23,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Florida, communications is a shrinking field. In Florida, 2,190 less communications professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 9% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the national trend for communications professionals which shows a 8% decrease in the number of communications professionals working around the nation.

Communications VS. All Professions salaries in Florida

$43,250 $44,352 $46,600 $46,705 $46,887
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Florida, as the number of communications professionals is declining, the salaries earned by communications professionals are increasing. In 2006 communications professionals made a mean salary of $43,250 per year, and in 2010 they made $46,887 per year.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Florida

10th percentile
$23,285
25th percentile
$30,072
50th percentile
$39,798
75th percentile
$56,100
90th percentile
$81,077

This represents a 8% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Florida, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of communications. The pay differential between the highest paid communications professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 248%

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Florida

Advertising
$76,095
Business
$94,281
Communications
$46,887
Creative Writing
$50,150
Fashion Marketing
$67,025
Marketing
$84,678
Public Relations
$106,390
Visual Communications
$39,060

In Florida, communications professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Communications programs available for each degree type for all schools in Florida

associate
0
bachelor
39
master
14
doctor
3
Certificate
2
Total58

As the number of communications professionals is decreasing in Florida state, the number of students graduating from the 36 accredited communications schools in Florida state is increasing. In Florida, there were 2,179 graduates in 2006. And there were 2,587 graduates from communications courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of communications school degree or certificate graduates in Florida by 19%. Most of these graduates, or 67%, earned an bachelor's degree in communications.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Florida

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