Journalism Schools In Georgia

There are 11 accredited journalism schools in Georgia for faculty who teach journalism classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the journalism academic community in Georgia, and the future trends in journalism training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Darton College

    2400 Gillionville Rd, Albany, Georgia 31707-3098

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  2. Fort Valley State University

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

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  3. Georgia College & State University

    231 W Hancock Street, Milledgeville, Georgia 31061

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  4. Georgia Southern University

    Hwy 301 South, Statesboro, Georgia 30460

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  5. Georgia State University

    33 gilmer st, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083

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  6. University of Georgia

    Athens, Georgia 30602

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  7. Mercer University

    1400 Coleman Avenue, Macon, Georgia 31207

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  8. Paine College

    1235 15th St, Augusta, Georgia 30901-3182

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  9. Savannah State University

    3219 College Street, Savannah, Georgia 31404-5310

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  10. Wesleyan College

    4760 Forsyth Rd, Macon, Georgia 31210-4462

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  11. University of West Georgia

    1601 Maple St, Carrollton, Georgia 30118-0001

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Journalism Employment

Georgia 2,720
National 105,350

Of all of the journalism professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in Georgia state.

Employment Growth for Journalism professionals In Georgia

3,440 3,500 3,690 2,570 2,720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Georgia, journalism is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 720 less journalism professionals working in Georgia than there were in 2006. Thus, in Georgia, this field has shrunk by 21% in four years. This decline is faster than the change in the number of journalism professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of journalism professionals has shrunk by 12% from 2006 to 2010.

Journalism VS. All Professions salaries in Georgia

$38,720 $43,713 $41,587 $50,220 $53,337
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
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 Georgia. In 2006 journalism professionals made a mean salary of $38,720 per year, and in 2010 they made $53,337 per year.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Georgia

10th percentile
$21,003
25th percentile
$26,737
50th percentile
$39,450
75th percentile
$61,413
90th percentile
$102,567

Thus, there was a 27% growth in journalism professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Georgia state, within the field of journalism, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid journalism professionals earn 388% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Georgia

Communications
$46,577
Creative Writing
$56,290
Journalism
$53,337

In Georgia, journalism professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
13
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total15

As the number of journalism professionals is decreasing in Georgia state, the number of students graduating from the 11 accredited journalism schools in Georgia state is increasing. In Georgia, there were 521 graduates in 2006. And there were 572 graduates from journalism courses in 2010.

This represents a 10% increase in the number of journalism degree or certificate school graduates in Georgia state. A majority of these graduates, or 87%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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