Journalism Schools In Arizona

There are 11 accredited journalism schools in Arizona for faculty who teach journalism classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of journalism and journalism training in Arizona, which includes journalism training at the following levels:

  • Journalism Certificate
  • Associates degree in Journalism
  • Bachelors degree in Journalism
  • Masters degree in Journalism


Schools

  1. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Cochise College

    4190 W Highway 80, Douglas, Arizona 85607-9724

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Glendale Community College in Glendale, AZ

    6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85302

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Grand Canyon University

    3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85017

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Mesa Community College

    1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Phoenix College

    1202 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85013

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Prescott College

    220 Grove Ave, Prescott, Arizona 86301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Scottsdale Community College

    9000 E Chaparral Rd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85256

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Paradise Valley Community College

    18401 N 32nd St, Phoenix, Arizona 85032

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Journalism Employment

Arizona 1,720
National 105,350

Of all of the journalism professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Arizona.

Employment Growth for Journalism professionals In Arizona

2,170 2,310 2,120 1,770 1,720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of journalism professionals is shrinking in Arizona. In 2010 there were 450 less journalism professionals working in Arizona than there were in 2006. Thus, in Arizona, this field has shrunk by 21% in four years. This is faster than the trend for journalism professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of journalism professionals has shrunk by 12% between 2006 and 2010.

Journalism VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$39,850 $43,380 $46,867 $47,747 $45,343
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of journalism professionals is declining, the salaries paid to journalism professionals are increasing in Arizona. The mean salary for journalism professionals in 2006 was $39,850 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $45,343 per year.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$21,847
25th percentile
$28,683
50th percentile
$40,057
75th percentile
$55,383
90th percentile
$75,440

This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of journalism, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid journalism professionals earning 245% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Arizona state.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Arizona

Communications
$51,767
Creative Writing
$64,570
Journalism
$45,343

In Arizona, journalism professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Journalism programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona

associate
4
bachelor
6
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total15

The number of students graduating from the 11 accredited journalism schools in Arizona is increasing. In 2006, 442 students graduated from journalism courses in Arizona. And in 2010, 460 students graduated.

Thus there was a 4% percent increase in the number of journalism school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona. Most of these graduates, or 40%, earned a bachelor's degree in journalism.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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