Journalism Schools In Michigan

In Michigan, there are 20 accredited schools where journalism classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the journalism academic community in Michigan, and the future trends in journalism training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Albion College

    611 E Porter St, Albion, Michigan 49224

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  2. Alpena Community College

    665 Johnson St, Alpena, Michigan 49707

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  3. Andrews University

    Berrien Springs, Michigan 49104

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  4. Central Michigan University

    Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48859

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  5. Eastern Michigan University

    Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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  6. Gogebic Community College

    E 4946 Jackson Rd, Ironwood, Michigan 49938

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  7. Cornerstone University

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

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  8. Grand Rapids Community College

    143 Bostwick Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503-3295

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  9. Grand Valley State University

    1 Campus Dr, Allendale, Michigan 49401-9403

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  10. Kellogg Community College

    450 North Ave, Battle Creek, Michigan 49017-3397

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  11. Madonna University

    36600 Schoolcraft Rd, Livonia, Michigan 48150-1176

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  12. Michigan State University

    East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1046

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  13. University of Michigan-Flint

    303 E Kearsley, Flint, Michigan 48502-1950

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  14. Oakland University

    Rochester Hills, Michigan 48309-4401

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  15. Olivet College

    320 South Main Street, Olivet, Michigan 49076

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  16. Kuyper College

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

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  17. Spring Arbor University

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

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  18. Washtenaw Community College

    4800 E Huron River Dr, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105-4800

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  19. Wayne State University

    656 West Kirby Street, Detroit, Michigan 48202

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  20. Western Michigan University

    1903 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5167

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Michigan Vs. National Journalism Employment

Michigan 2,790
National 105,350

Of all of the journalism professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Michigan.

Employment Growth for Journalism professionals In Michigan

3,320 2,990 1,400 3,000 2,790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Michigan, the field of journalism is shrinking. There were 530 less journalism professionals working in Michigan in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Michigan, this field has shrunk by 16% in four years. 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 Michigan

$52,040 $52,033 $46,093 $45,953 $41,443
$45,563 $47,071 $48,208 $48,728 $49,286
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to journalism professionals are declining in Michigan. Journalism professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $52,040 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $41,443 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Michigan

10th percentile
$19,380
25th percentile
$24,340
50th percentile
$34,167
75th percentile
$50,597
90th percentile
$72,957

Thus, journalism professionals' salaries declined by 26% in 4 years. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. Within the field of journalism, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid journalism professionals earning 276% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Michigan state.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Michigan

Communications
$41,573
Creative Writing
$50,740
Journalism
$41,443

In Michigan, journalism professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
7
bachelor
19
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total27

As the number of journalism professionals is decreasing in Michigan state, the number of students graduating from the 20 accredited journalism schools in Michigan state is decreasing. In 2006, 411 students graduated from journalism courses in Michigan. And in 2010, 393 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of journalism school degree or certificate graduates in Michigan by 4%. 70% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in journalism.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Michigan

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