Communications Schools In Michigan

In Michigan, there are 45 accredited schools where communications classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Michigan'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
  • Associates degree in Communications
  • Bachelors degree in Communications
  • Masters degree in Communications
  • PhD degree in Communications


Schools

  1. Adrian College

    110 S Madison St, Adrian, Michigan 49221-2575

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  2. Albion College

    611 E Porter St, Albion, Michigan 49224

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  3. Alma College

    614 W Superior, Alma, Michigan 48801-1599

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  4. Andrews University

    Berrien Springs, Michigan 49104

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  5. Aquinas College in Grand Rapids

    1607 Robinson Rd SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506-1799

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  6. Calvin College

    3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546

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  7. Central Michigan University

    Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48859

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  8. Mott Community College

    1401 E Court St, Flint, Michigan 48503

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  9. Cleary University

    3601 Plymouth Rd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105-2659

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  10. Concordia University-Ann Arbor

    4090 Geddes Rd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105

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  11. University of Detroit Mercy

    4001 W McNichols Rd, Detroit, Michigan 48221-3038

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  12. Eastern Michigan University

    Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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  13. Ferris State University

    1201 S State St, Big Rapids, Michigan 49307-2251

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  14. Gogebic Community College

    E 4946 Jackson Rd, Ironwood, Michigan 49938

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  15. Cornerstone University

    1001 E Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525-5897

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  16. Grand Valley State University

    1 Campus Dr, Allendale, Michigan 49401-9403

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  17. Great Lakes Christian College

    6211 W Willow Hwy, Lansing, Michigan 48917-1299

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  18. Henry Ford Community College

    5101 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, Michigan 48128-1495

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  19. Hope College

    141 E 12th St, Holland, Michigan 49423

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  20. Kellogg Community College

    450 North Ave, Battle Creek, Michigan 49017-3397

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  21. Lake Michigan College

    2755 E Napier Avenue, Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022-1899

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  22. Lake Superior State University

    650 W Easterday Ave, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan 49783

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  23. Lawrence Technological University

    21000 West Ten Mile Road, Southfield, Michigan 48075-1058

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  24. Macomb Community College

    14500 E Twelve Mile Rd, Warren, Michigan 48088-3896

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  25. Madonna University

    36600 Schoolcraft Rd, Livonia, Michigan 48150-1176

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  26. Marygrove College

    8425 W McNichols Rd, Detroit, Michigan 48221-2599

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  27. Rochester College

    800 West Avon Road, Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307

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  28. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

    Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

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  29. Michigan State University

    East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1046

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  30. Michigan Technological University

    1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, Michigan 49931-1295

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  31. University of Michigan-Dearborn

    4901 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, Michigan 48128-1491

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  32. University of Michigan-Flint

    303 E Kearsley, Flint, Michigan 48502-1950

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  33. Muskegon Community College

    221 S Quarterline Rd, Muskegon, Michigan 49442-1432

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  34. Northern Michigan University

    1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, Michigan 49855

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  35. Oakland University

    Rochester Hills, Michigan 48309-4401

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  36. Olivet College

    320 South Main Street, Olivet, Michigan 49076

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  37. Kuyper College

    3333 East Beltline N.E., Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525-9781

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  38. Saginaw Valley State University

    7400 Bay Rd, University Center, Michigan 48710

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  39. Siena Heights University

    1247 E. Siena Heights Dr, Adrian, Michigan 49221

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  40. St Clair County Community College

    323 Erie Street, Port Huron, Michigan 48061-5015

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  41. Spring Arbor University

    106 E. Main St, Spring Arbor, Michigan 49283-9799

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  42. Michigan Career and Technical Institute

    11611 West Pine Lake Road, Plainwell, Michigan 49080-9254

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  43. Wayne State University

    656 West Kirby Street, Detroit, Michigan 48202

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  44. Western Michigan University

    1903 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5167

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  45. University of Phoenix-West Michigan Campus

    318 River Ridge Dr NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49544-1683

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Michigan Vs. National Communications Employment

Michigan 10,730
National 439,660

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

Employment Growth for Communications professionals In Michigan

15,100 13,620 12,270 11,210 10,730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The number of communications professionals is shrinking in Michigan. In Michigan, 4,370 less communications professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Michigan, this field has shrunk by 29% in four years. This is faster than the trend for communications professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of communications professionals has shrunk by 8% between 2006 and 2010.

Communications VS. All Professions salaries in Michigan

$44,554 $44,706 $41,388 $41,827 $41,573
$45,563 $47,071 $48,208 $48,728 $49,286
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by communications professionals is decreasing in Michigan. The mean salary for communications professionals in 2006 was $44,554 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $41,573 per year.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Michigan

10th percentile
$24,397
25th percentile
$29,694
50th percentile
$36,506
75th percentile
$48,821
90th percentile
$65,001

This represents a 7% decline in salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In the state of Michigan, 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 166%

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Michigan

Advertising
$76,052
Business
$92,558
Communications
$41,573
Creative Writing
$50,740
Fashion Marketing
$66,370
Marketing
$85,278
Public Relations
$93,880
Visual Communications
$49,630

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
12
bachelor
59
master
13
doctor
5
Certificate
4
Total93

The number of students graduating from the 45 accredited communications schools in Michigan is decreasing. In 2006, 1,594 students graduated from communications courses in Michigan. And in 2010, 1,487 students graduated.

Thus there was a 7% percent decrease in the number of communications school degree or certificate graduates in Michigan. 63% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in communications.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Michigan

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