Communications Schools In Georgia

Georgia has 28 accredited communications schools where communications faculty who teach communications classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in communications in the state of Georgia, which encompasses communications training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Albany State University

    504 College Dr., Albany, Georgia 31705

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  2. Andrew College

    501College St, Cuthbert, Georgia 39840-5550

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  3. Armstrong Atlantic State University

    11935 Abercorn St, Savannah, Georgia 31419-1997

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  4. Augusta Technical College

    3200 Augusta Tech Drive, Augusta, Georgia 30906

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  5. Augusta State University

    2500 Walton Way, Augusta, Georgia 30904-2200

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  6. Berry College

    2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW, Mount Berry, Georgia 30149

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  7. Brenau University

    500 Washington Street SE, Gainesville, Georgia 30501-3668

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  8. Brewton-Parker College

    201 David-Eliza Fountain Circle, Mount Vernon, Georgia 30445

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  9. Clayton State University

    2000 Clayton State Boulevard, Morrow, Georgia 30260-0285

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  10. Emmanuel College in Franklin Springs

    181 Springs St, Franklin Springs, Georgia 30639

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  11. Fort Valley State University

    1005 State University Dr, Fort Valley, Georgia 31030-4313

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  12. Georgia Military College-Milledgeville Campus

    201 E Greene St, Milledgeville, Georgia 31061-3398

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  13. Georgia Southern University

    Hwy 301 South, Statesboro, Georgia 30460

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  14. Georgia State University

    33 gilmer st, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083

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  15. University of Georgia

    Athens, Georgia 30602

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  16. Kennesaw State University

    1000 Chastain Rd, Kennesaw, Georgia 30144-5591

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  17. Macon State College

    100 College Station Dr, Macon, Georgia 31206-5145

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  18. Mercer University

    1400 Coleman Avenue, Macon, Georgia 31207

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  19. Piedmont College

    165 Central Ave, Demorest, Georgia 30535-0010

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  20. Reinhardt University

    7300 Reinhardt Circle, Waleska, Georgia 30183-2981

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  21. Shorter University

    315 Shorter Ave, Rome, Georgia 30165

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  22. Southern Polytechnic State University

    1100 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta, Georgia 30060-2896

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  23. Toccoa Falls College

    107 North Chapel Drive, Toccoa Falls, Georgia 30598-7062

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  24. Valdosta State University

    1500 N Patterson, Valdosta, Georgia 31698

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  25. Wesleyan College

    4760 Forsyth Rd, Macon, Georgia 31210-4462

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  26. Georgia Military College-Augusta Campus

    115 Davis Road, Martinez, Georgia 30907

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  27. Georgia Military College-Atlanta Campus

    320 W. Broad St Suite 200, Fairburn, Georgia 30213

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  28. Georgia Military College-Warner Robins Campus

    801 Duke Ave, Warner Robins, Georgia 31093

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Communications Employment

Georgia 10,790
National 439,660

Of all of the communications professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Georgia state.

Employment Growth for Communications professionals In Georgia

10,880 14,120 13,640 12,770 10,790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Georgia, communications is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 90 less communications professionals working in Georgia than there were in 2006. This represents a 1% decline in the field. This decline is slower 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 Georgia

$43,392 $47,572 $48,610 $40,875 $46,577
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to communications professionals are growing in Georgia. The mean salary for communications professionals in 2006 was $43,392 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $46,577 per year.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Georgia

10th percentile
$20,475
25th percentile
$25,917
50th percentile
$35,273
75th percentile
$53,878
90th percentile
$79,992

This represents a growth in salaries of 7%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Georgia, 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 291%

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Georgia

Advertising
$78,328
Business
$95,834
Communications
$46,577
Creative Writing
$56,290
Fashion Marketing
$69,075
Marketing
$88,163
Public Relations
$97,440
Visual Communications
$44,072

In Georgia, 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 Georgia

associate
6
bachelor
26
master
4
doctor
3
Certificate
1
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The number of students graduating from the 28 accredited communications schools in Georgia is increasing. In 2006 there were 587 communications graduates from communications courses in Georgia and in 2010 there were 742 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of communications school degree or certificate graduates in Georgia by 26%. 65% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in communications.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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