Public Relations Schools In Michigan

Michigan has 18 accredited public relations schools where public relations faculty who teach public relations classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of public relations and public relations training in Michigan, which includes public relations training at the following levels:

  • Public Relations Certificate
  • Associates degree in Public Relations
  • Bachelors degree in Public Relations
  • Masters degree in Public Relations
  • PhD degree in Public Relations


Schools

  1. Albion College

    611 E Porter St, Albion, Michigan 49224

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  2. Andrews University

    Berrien Springs, Michigan 49104

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  3. Central Michigan University

    Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48859

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  4. Eastern Michigan University

    Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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  5. Ferris State University

    1201 S State St, Big Rapids, Michigan 49307-2251

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  6. Grand Valley State University

    1 Campus Dr, Allendale, Michigan 49401-9403

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  7. Kellogg Community College

    450 North Ave, Battle Creek, Michigan 49017-3397

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  8. Macomb Community College

    14500 E Twelve Mile Rd, Warren, Michigan 48088-3896

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  9. Michigan State University

    East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1046

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  10. Michigan Technological University

    1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, Michigan 49931-1295

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. North Central Michigan College

    1515 Howard St, Petoskey, Michigan 49770

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  12. Northern Michigan University

    1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, Michigan 49855

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  13. Northwood University in Midland

    4000 Whiting Dr, Midland, Michigan 48640-2398

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  14. Kuyper College

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

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  15. Spring Arbor University

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

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  16. Wayne State University

    656 West Kirby Street, Detroit, Michigan 48202

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  17. Western Michigan University

    1903 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5167

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  18. The Art Institute of Michigan

    28125 Cabot Drive, Suite 120, Novi, Michigan 48377-2985

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Michigan Vs. National Public Relations Employment

Michigan 940
National 53,460

Of all of the public relations professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Michigan.

Employment Growth for Public relations professionals In Michigan

1,000 1,010 1,190 1,040 940
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of public relations professionals is shrinking in Michigan. In 2010 there were 60 less public relations professionals working in Michigan than there were in 2006. Thus, in Michigan, this field has shrunk by 6% in four years. This is slower than the trend for public relations professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of public relations professionals has grown by 21% between 2006 and 2010.

Public Relations VS. All Professions salaries in Michigan

$85,540 $91,230 $91,730 $94,110 $93,880
$45,563 $47,071 $48,208 $48,728 $49,286
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Relations
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of public relations professionals is declining, the salaries paid to public relations professionals are increasing in Michigan. The mean salary for public relations professionals in 2006 was $85,540 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $93,880 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public relations professionals in Michigan

10th percentile
$47,150
25th percentile
$64,610
50th percentile
$87,070
75th percentile
$116,490
90th percentile
$142,330

This represents a 9% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Michigan, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of public relations. The pay differential between the highest paid public relations professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 202%

Average Salaries for Public relations professionals and related professions in Michigan

Advertising
$76,052
Business Administration
$86,443
Business Management
$93,703
Communications
$41,573
Fashion Marketing
$66,370
Marketing
$85,278
Political Science
$98,290
Public Relations
$93,880

In Michigan, public relations professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Public Relations programs available for each degree type for all schools in Michigan

associate
3
bachelor
18
master
4
doctor
1
Certificate
2
Total28

The number of students graduating from the 18 accredited public relations schools in Michigan is increasing. In 2006, 821 students graduated from public relations courses in Michigan. And in 2010, 908 students graduated.

Thus there was a 11% percent increase in the number of public relations school degree or certificate graduates in Michigan. 64% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in public relations.

Public Relations Faculty Salaries in Michigan

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