Communications Schools In Missouri

Missouri has 39 accredited communications schools where communications faculty who teach communications classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the communications academic community in Missouri, and the future trends in 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. Avila University

    11901 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64145-1698

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  2. Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

    411 Central Methodist Square, Fayette, Missouri 65248-1198

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  3. University of Central Missouri

    Warrensburg, Missouri 64093

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  4. Columbia College in Columbia on Rogers

    1001 Rogers Street, Columbia, Missouri 65216

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  5. Culver-Stockton College

    One College Hill, Canton, Missouri 63435-1299

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  6. Drury University

    900 N.Benton, Springfield, Missouri 65802-3791

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  7. Fontbonne University

    6800 Wydown Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63105-3098

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  8. Four Rivers Career Center

    1978 Image Drive, Washington, Missouri 63090-4235

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  9. Ozarks Technical Community College

    1001 E. Chestnut Expressway, Springfield, Missouri 65802

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  10. Hannibal-Lagrange College

    2800 Palmyra Rd, Hannibal, Missouri 63401-1999

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  11. Lindenwood University

    209 S Kingshighway, Saint Charles, Missouri 63301-1695

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  12. Maryville University of Saint Louis

    650 Maryville University Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-7299

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Missouri Baptist University

    One College Park Dr, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-8698

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  14. Missouri Southern State University

    3950 E Newman Rd, Joplin, Missouri 64801-1595

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  15. Missouri Valley College

    500 E College St, Marshall, Missouri 65340

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  16. Missouri Western State University

    4525 Downs Dr, Saint Joseph, Missouri 64507

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  17. University of Missouri-Columbia

    105 Jesse Hall, Columbia, Missouri 65211

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. University of Missouri-Kansas City

    5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. University of Missouri-St Louis

    One University Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63121-4400

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  20. Moberly Area Community College

    101 College Ave, Moberly, Missouri 65270-1304

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  21. Truman State University

    100 E Normal, Kirksville, Missouri 63501-4221

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  22. Northwest Missouri State University

    800 University Drive, Maryville, Missouri 64468-6001

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  23. College of the Ozarks

    100 Opportunity Avenue, Point Lookout, Missouri 65726-0017

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  24. Park University

    8700 NW River Park Dr, Parkville, Missouri 64152-3795

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  25. Poplar Bluff School District Practical Nurse Program

    3203 Oak Grove Rd, Poplar Bluff, Missouri 63901-8960

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  26. Rockhurst University

    1100 Rockhurst Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110-2561

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  27. Saint Louis Community College-Meramec

    11333 Big Bend Blvd, Kirkwood, Missouri 63122

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  28. Saint Louis University-Main Campus

    One Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2097

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  29. Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park

    5600 Oakland Ave, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110

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  30. Southwest Baptist University

    1600 University Ave, Bolivar, Missouri 65613-2596

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  31. Stephens College

    1200 E Broadway, Columbia, Missouri 65215

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  32. Southeast Missouri State University

    One University Plaza, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701-9980

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  33. Missouri State University

    901 S National, Springfield, Missouri 65897

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  34. Washington University in St Louis

    One Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130-4899

    14 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  35. Webster University

    470 E Lockwood Ave., Saint Louis, Missouri 63119-3194

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  36. Westminster College in Fulton

    501 Westminster Ave, Fulton, Missouri 65251-1299

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  37. William Jewell College

    500 College Hill, Liberty, Missouri 64068-1896

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  38. William Woods University

    One University Avenue, Fulton, Missouri 65251-1098

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  39. University of Phoenix-Kansas City Campus

    901 E 104th St Ste 200, Kansas City, Missouri 64131-3459

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Communications Employment

Missouri 8,550
National 439,660

Of all of the communications professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Missouri.

Employment Growth for Communications professionals In Missouri

9,540 9,100 9,120 8,900 8,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Missouri, the field of communications is shrinking. In Missouri, 990 less communications professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of communications professionals has shrunk by 10%. 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 Missouri

$35,717 $37,778 $42,822 $43,568 $42,090
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to communications professionals are growing in Missouri. Communications professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $35,717 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $42,090 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Missouri

10th percentile
$18,788
25th percentile
$24,055
50th percentile
$33,070
75th percentile
$50,905
90th percentile
$75,620

This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Missouri state, within the field of communications, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid communications professionals earn 302% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Missouri

Advertising
$69,550
Business
$85,644
Communications
$42,090
Creative Writing
$53,090
Fashion Marketing
$68,875
Marketing
$83,978
Public Relations
$93,090
Visual Communications
$46,380

In Missouri, communications professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
6
bachelor
50
master
12
doctor
1
Certificate
6
Total75

The number of students graduating from the 39 accredited communications schools in Missouri is increasing. In 2006, 1,847 students graduated from communications courses in Missouri. And in 2010, 2,075 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of communications school degree or certificate graduates in Missouri by 12%. Most of these graduates, or 67%, earned a bachelor's degree in communications.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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