Journalism Schools In Maryland

Maryland has 3 accredited journalism schools where journalism faculty who teach journalism classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the journalism academic community in Maryland, and the future trends in journalism training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Journalism
  • Masters degree in Journalism
  • PhD degree in Journalism


  1. Washington Adventist University

    7600 Flower Ave, Takoma Park, Maryland 20912

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Maryland-College Park

    College Park, Maryland 20742

    55 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Morgan State University

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

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Journalism Employment

Maryland 1,860
National 105,350

Approximately 2% of the country's journalism professionals work in Maryland state.

Employment Growth for Journalism professionals In Maryland

2,460 2,710 2,350 2,120 1,860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maryland, the field of journalism is shrinking. There were 600 less journalism professionals working in Maryland in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 24% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the national trend for journalism professionals which shows a 12% decrease in the number of journalism professionals working around the nation.

Journalism VS. All Professions salaries in Maryland

$49,663 $51,497 $55,110 $47,387 $56,533
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
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 Maryland. In 2006 journalism professionals made a mean salary of $49,663 per year, and in 2010 they made $56,533 per year.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Maryland

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Thus, journalism 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 journalism. The pay differential between the highest paid journalism professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 332%

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Maryland

Creative Writing

In Maryland, journalism professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited journalism schools in Maryland is decreasing. In Maryland, there were 149 graduates in 2006. And there were 149 graduates from journalism courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of journalism school degree or certificate graduates in Maryland by 0%. A majority of these graduates, or 57%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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The number of journalism faculty, growth in the field of journalism academia and journalism faculty salaries in Maryland, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching journalism courses to students at the bachelors degree in journalism, masters degree in journalism, and doctoral degree in journalism levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of journalism in Maryland. A summary of what your peers have told us up until now will be available once you submit your information.

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