Public Relations Schools In Minnesota

There are 14 accredited public relations schools in Minnesota for faculty who teach public relations classes to choose from. The trends in Minnesota's public relations academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in public relations includes public relations training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Bemidji State University

    1500 Birchmont Dr, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601

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  2. Concordia College at Moorhead

    901 S 8th St, Moorhead, Minnesota 56562

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  3. Globe University

    8089 Globe Drive, Woodbury, Minnesota 55125-3388

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  4. The Art Institutes International Minnesota

    15 S 9th Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402

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  5. Metropolitan State University

    700 E Seventh St, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55106-5000

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  6. Minnesota School of Business in Richfield

    1401 W 76 St, Richfield, Minnesota 55423

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  7. Northwestern College in Saint Paul

    3003 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55113-1598

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  8. St. Cloud Technical and Community College

    1540 Northway Drive, Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56303-1240

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  9. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

    700 Terrace Heights, Winona, Minnesota 55987-1399

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  10. The College of Saint Scholastica

    1200 Kenwood Ave, Duluth, Minnesota 55811-4199

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  11. Miami Ad School-Minneapolis

    25 North 4th Street , Suite 201, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401

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  12. Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park

    1201 2nd Street South, Waite Park, Minnesota 56387

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  13. Minnesota School of Business-Shakopee

    1200 Shakopee Town Square, Shakopee, Minnesota 55379

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  14. Minnesota School of Business in Rochester

    2521 Pennington Drive NW, Rochester, Minnesota 55901

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Minnesota Vs. National Public Relations Employment

Minnesota 1,210
National 53,460

Of all of the public relations professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Minnesota state.

Employment Growth for Public relations professionals In Minnesota

970 1,060 1,020 1,160 1,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Minnesota, the field of public relations is growing. There were 240 more public relations professionals working in Minnesota in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public relations professionals has grown by 25%. This is faster 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 Minnesota

$97,800 $113,110 $114,660 $113,420 $106,740
$45,649 $48,094 $49,813 $50,330 $51,158
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Relations
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to public relations professionals are growing in Minnesota. The mean salary for public relations professionals in 2006 was $97,800 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $106,740 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public relations professionals in Minnesota

10th percentile
$63,590
25th percentile
$77,900
50th percentile
$97,370
75th percentile
$123,820
90th percentile
$165,630

Thus, there was a 8% growth in public relations professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Minnesota, 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 160%

Average Salaries for Public relations professionals and related professions in Minnesota

Advertising
$80,512
Business Administration
$89,057
Business Management
$97,543
Communications
$41,925
Fashion Marketing
$76,815
Marketing
$87,062
Political Science
$73,270
Public Relations
$106,740

Public relations professionals in Minnesota earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
6
bachelor
7
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total14

The number of students graduating from the 14 accredited public relations schools in Minnesota is increasing. In 2006, 91 students graduated from public relations courses in Minnesota. And in 2010, 134 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of public relations school degree or certificate graduates in Minnesota by 47%. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned an bachelor's degree in public relations.

Public Relations Faculty Salaries in Minnesota

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