Journalism Schools In Oklahoma

Journalism classes faculty can choose to work at one of 18 accredited journalism schools in Oklahoma. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the journalism academic community in Oklahoma, and the future trends in journalism training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Bacone College

    2299 Old Bacone Rd, Muskogee, Oklahoma 74403-1597

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  2. Southern Nazarene University

    6729 NW 39th Expy, Bethany, Oklahoma 73008

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  3. Carl Albert State College

    1507 S McKenna, Poteau, Oklahoma 74953-5208

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  4. University of Central Oklahoma

    100 N University Dr, Edmond, Oklahoma 73034

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  5. Eastern Oklahoma State College

    1301 W Main St, Wilburton, Oklahoma 74578-4999

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  6. Langston University

    102 Page Hall, Langston, Oklahoma 73050

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  7. Northeastern State University

    600 N Grand, Tahlequah, Oklahoma 74464-2399

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  8. Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College

    200 I St NE, Miami, Oklahoma 74354

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  9. Oklahoma Christian University

    2501 E Memorial Rd, Edmond, Oklahoma 73013-1100

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  10. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus

    107 Whitehurst, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078-1015

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Oklahoma Baptist University

    500 W University, Shawnee, Oklahoma 74804

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  12. Oklahoma City Community College

    7777 S May Ave, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73159-9987

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  13. Oklahoma City University

    2501 N Blackwelder, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73106-1402

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  14. University of Oklahoma Norman Campus

    660 Parrington Oval, Norman, Oklahoma 73019-3072

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Oral Roberts University

    7777 S Lewis Ave., Tulsa, Oklahoma 74171

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  16. Rose State College

    6420 S E 15th, Midwest City, Oklahoma 73110-2799

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  17. Saint Gregorys University

    1900 W MacArthur, Shawnee, Oklahoma 74804

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  18. University of Tulsa

    800 South Tucker Drive, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104-3189

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oklahoma Vs. National Journalism Employment

Oklahoma 1,180
National 105,350

Of all of the journalism professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Oklahoma state.

Employment Growth for Journalism professionals In Oklahoma

1,850 1,550 1,440 1,250 1,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Oklahoma, the field of journalism is shrinking. In 2010 there were 670 less journalism professionals working in Oklahoma than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of journalism professionals has shrunk by 36%. 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 Oklahoma

$40,610 $42,483 $42,167 $45,507 $41,903
$38,070 $39,720 $40,527 $41,574 $42,968
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to journalism professionals are growing in Oklahoma. In 2006 journalism professionals made a mean salary of $40,610 per year, and in 2010 they made $41,903 per year.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Oklahoma

10th percentile
$21,370
25th percentile
$25,607
50th percentile
$36,267
75th percentile
$51,563
90th percentile
$73,127

Thus, journalism professionals' salaries grew by 3% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 242% pay differential between the highest paid journalism professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of journalism in Oklahoma.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Oklahoma

Communications
$34,733
Creative Writing
$41,220
Journalism
$41,903

In Oklahoma, 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 Oklahoma

associate
8
bachelor
21
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total32

As the number of journalism professionals is decreasing in Oklahoma state, the number of students graduating from the 18 accredited journalism schools in Oklahoma state is decreasing. In Oklahoma, there were 722 graduates in 2006. And there were 507 graduates from journalism courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 30% percent decrease in the number of journalism school degree or certificate graduates in Oklahoma. A majority of these graduates, or 66%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in journalism.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Oklahoma

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