Communications Schools In Maryland

In Maryland, there are 23 accredited schools where communications classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of communications and communications training in Maryland, which includes 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. Allegany College of Maryland

    12401 Willowbrook Rd SE, Cumberland, Maryland 21502-2596

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  2. Bowie State University

    14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie, Maryland 20715-9465

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  3. Cecil College

    One Seahawk Drive, North East, Maryland 21901-1999

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  4. Washington Adventist University

    7600 Flower Ave, Takoma Park, Maryland 20912

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  5. Frostburg State University

    101 Braddock Road, Frostburg, Maryland 21532-1099

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  6. Goucher College

    1021 Dulaney Valley Rd, Baltimore, Maryland 21204-2794

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  7. Hood College

    401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, Maryland 21701

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  8. Howard Community College

    10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, Maryland 21044-3197

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  9. Johns Hopkins University

    3400 N Charles St, Mason Hall, Baltimore, Maryland 21218-2688

    13 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Loyola University Maryland

    4501 N Charles St, Baltimore, Maryland 21210-2699

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  11. University of Maryland-University College

    3501 University Blvd East, Adelphi, Maryland 20783-8010

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  12. University of Maryland-Baltimore County

    1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, Maryland 21250

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. University of Maryland-College Park

    College Park, Maryland 20742

    55 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Montgomery College

    51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, Maryland 20850

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  15. Morgan State University

    1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251-0001

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  16. Mount St. Mary's University

    16300 Old Emmitsburg Road, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727-7799

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  17. College of Notre Dame of Maryland

    4701 N Charles St, Baltimore, Maryland 21210-2476

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  18. Prince George's Community College

    301 Largo Rd, Largo, Maryland 20774-2199

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  19. Salisbury University

    1101 Camden Ave, Salisbury, Maryland 21801-6862

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  20. Sojourner-Douglass College

    500 N Caroline St, Baltimore, Maryland 21205-1898

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  21. Towson University

    8000 York Rd, Towson, Maryland 21252-0001

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  22. Stevenson University

    1525 Greenspring Valley Rd, Stevenson, Maryland 21153-0641

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  23. McDaniel College

    2 College Hill, Westminster, Maryland 21157

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Communications Employment

Maryland 6,650
National 439,660

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

Employment Growth for Communications professionals In Maryland

9,300 9,370 8,410 8,070 6,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maryland, the field of communications is shrinking. In Maryland, 2,650 less communications professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of communications has shrunk by 28% in Maryland. This decline is faster than the change in the number of communications professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of communications professionals has shrunk by 8% from 2006 to 2010.

Communications VS. All Professions salaries in Maryland

$46,520 $50,093 $50,163 $51,247 $53,087
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to communications professionals are growing in Maryland. Communications professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $46,520 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $53,087 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Maryland

10th percentile
$25,180
25th percentile
$33,457
50th percentile
$45,145
75th percentile
$62,403
90th percentile
$86,688

Thus, communications professionals' salaries grew by 12% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Maryland, 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 244%

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Maryland

Advertising
$79,580
Business
$98,595
Communications
$53,087
Creative Writing
$68,540
Fashion Marketing
$68,150
Marketing
$95,692
Public Relations
$96,590
Visual Communications
$46,350

Communications professionals in Maryland earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
19
master
4
doctor
1
Certificate
4
Total30

As the number of communications professionals is decreasing in Maryland state, the number of students graduating from the 23 accredited communications schools in Maryland state is increasing. In 2006, 1,118 students graduated from communications courses in Maryland. And in 2010, 1,283 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of communications school degree or certificate graduates in Maryland by 15%. 63% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in communications.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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