Visual Communications Schools In Michigan

There are 50 accredited visual communications schools in Michigan for faculty who teach visual communications classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in visual communications in the state of Michigan, which encompasses visual communications training at the following levels:

  • Visual Communications Certificate
  • Associates degree in Visual Communications
  • Bachelors degree in Visual Communications
  • Masters degree in Visual Communications


Schools

  1. Alma College

    614 W Superior, Alma, Michigan 48801-1599

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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. Baker College of Owosso

    1020 S Washington St, Owosso, Michigan 48867

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  5. Baker College of Flint

    1050 West Bristol Road, Flint, Michigan 48507-5508

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  6. Calvin College

    3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546

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  7. Central Michigan University

    Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48859

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  8. Cranbrook Academy of Art

    39221 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48304

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  9. College for Creative Studies

    201 E Kirby, Detroit, Michigan 48202

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  10. University of Detroit Mercy

    4001 W McNichols Rd, Detroit, Michigan 48221-3038

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  11. Ferris State University

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

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  12. Gogebic Community College

    E 4946 Jackson Rd, Ironwood, Michigan 49938

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  13. Grand Rapids Community College

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

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  14. Henry Ford Community College

    5101 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, Michigan 48128-1495

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  15. ITT Technical Institute-Wyoming

    1980 Metro Court S.W., Wyoming, Michigan 49519

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  16. Kalamazoo Valley Community College

    6767 West O Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49003-4070

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  17. Kellogg Community College

    450 North Ave, Battle Creek, Michigan 49017-3397

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  18. Kirtland Community College

    10775 N Saint Helen Road, Roscommon, Michigan 48653

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  19. Lansing Community College

    419 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48901-7210

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  20. Lawrence Technological University

    21000 West Ten Mile Road, Southfield, Michigan 48075-1058

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  21. Macomb Community College

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

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  22. Madonna University

    36600 Schoolcraft Rd, Livonia, Michigan 48150-1176

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  23. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

    Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

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  24. Michigan State University

    East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1046

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  25. Michigan Technological University

    1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, Michigan 49931-1295

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  26. University of Michigan-Flint

    303 E Kearsley, Flint, Michigan 48502-1950

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  27. Mid Michigan Community College

    1375 S Clare Ave, Harrison, Michigan 48625-9447

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  28. Baker College of Muskegon

    1903 Marquette Ave, Muskegon, Michigan 49442

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  29. Muskegon Community College

    221 S Quarterline Rd, Muskegon, Michigan 49442-1432

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  30. North Central Michigan College

    1515 Howard St, Petoskey, Michigan 49770

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  31. Northern Michigan University

    1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, Michigan 49855

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  32. Northwestern Michigan College

    1701 E Front St, Traverse City, Michigan 49686

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  33. Oakland University

    Rochester Hills, Michigan 48309-4401

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  34. Saginaw Valley State University

    7400 Bay Rd, University Center, Michigan 48710

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  35. St Clair County Community College

    323 Erie Street, Port Huron, Michigan 48061-5015

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  36. Specs Howard School of Media Arts

    19900 W Nine Mile Rd, Southfield, Michigan 48075

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  37. Spring Arbor University

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

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  38. Washtenaw Community College

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

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  39. Wayne State University

    656 West Kirby Street, Detroit, Michigan 48202

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  40. Western Michigan University

    1903 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5167

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  41. ITT Technical Institute-Troy

    1522 E Big Beaver Rd, Troy, Michigan 48083-1905

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  42. Baker College of Port Huron

    3403 Lapeer Road, Port Huron, Michigan 48060

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  43. Baker College of Auburn Hills

    1500 University Dr, Auburn Hills, Michigan 48326-2642

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  44. Baker College of Clinton Township

    34950 Little Mack Ave, Clinton Township, Michigan 48035

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  45. Baker College of Cadillac

    9600 E 13th St, Cadillac, Michigan 49601-9600

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  46. ITT Technical Institute-Canton

    1905 S. Haggerty Rd, Canton, Michigan 48188-2025

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  47. Baker College of Allen Park

    4500 Enterprise Dr, Allen Park, Michigan 48101

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  48. International Academy of Design and Technology in Troy

    1850 Research Drive, Troy, Michigan 48083

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  49. ITT Technical Institute-Swartz Creek

    6359 Miller Road, Swartz Creek, Michigan 48473

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  50. The Art Institute of Michigan

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

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Cities

  1. Visual Communications Schools in Detroit, MI3 Schools
  2. Visual Communications Schools in Southfield, MI2 Schools
  3. Visual Communications Schools in Port Huron, MI2 Schools
  4. Visual Communications Schools in Ann Arbor, MI2 Schools
  5. Visual Communications Schools in Kalamazoo, MI2 Schools
  6. Visual Communications Schools in Muskegon, MI2 Schools
  7. Visual Communications Schools in Grand Rapids, MI2 Schools
  8. Visual Communications Schools in Flint, MI2 Schools
  9. Visual Communications Schools in Troy, MI2 Schools
  10. Visual Communications Schools in Roscommon, MI1 Schools
  11. Visual Communications Schools in Petoskey, MI1 Schools
  12. Visual Communications Schools in Clinton, MI1 Schools
  13. Visual Communications Schools in Alma, MI1 Schools
  14. Visual Communications Schools in Marquette, MI1 Schools
  15. Visual Communications Schools in Mount Pleasant, MI1 Schools
  16. Visual Communications Schools in Houghton, MI1 Schools
  17. Visual Communications Schools in Warren, MI1 Schools
  18. Visual Communications Schools in East Lansing, MI1 Schools
  19. Visual Communications Schools in Ironwood, MI1 Schools
  20. Visual Communications Schools in Allen Park, MI1 Schools
  21. Visual Communications Schools in Owosso, MI1 Schools
  22. Visual Communications Schools in Wyoming, MI1 Schools
  23. Visual Communications Schools in Lansing, MI1 Schools
  24. Visual Communications Schools in Dearborn, MI1 Schools
  25. Visual Communications Schools in Livonia, MI1 Schools
  26. Visual Communications Schools in Battle Creek, MI1 Schools
  27. Visual Communications Schools in Canton, MI1 Schools
  28. Visual Communications Schools in Berrien Springs, MI1 Schools
  29. Visual Communications Schools in Spring Arbor, MI1 Schools
  30. Visual Communications Schools in Bloomfield Hills, MI1 Schools
  31. Visual Communications Schools in Big Rapids, MI1 Schools
  32. Visual Communications Schools in Auburn Hills, MI1 Schools
  33. Visual Communications Schools in Novi, MI1 Schools
  34. Visual Communications Schools in Swartz Creek, MI1 Schools
  35. Visual Communications Schools in Cadillac, MI1 Schools
  36. Visual Communications Schools in Traverse City, MI1 Schools
  37. Visual Communications Schools in Harrison, MI1 Schools
  38. Visual Communications Schools in Alpena, MI1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Michigan Vs. National Visual Communications Employment

Michigan 6,700
National 270,000

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

Employment Growth for Visual communications professionals In Michigan

8,030 8,770 7,130 6,910 6,700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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In Michigan, the field of visual communications is shrinking. In Michigan, 1,330 less visual communications professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of visual communications has shrunk by 17% in Michigan. This decline is faster than the change in the number of visual communications professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of visual communications professionals has grown by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Visual Communications VS. All Professions salaries in Michigan

$50,498 $52,095 $50,625 $49,520 $49,630
$45,563 $47,071 $48,208 $48,728 $49,286
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The amount earned by visual communications professionals is decreasing in Michigan. The mean salary for visual communications professionals in 2006 was $50,498 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $49,630 per year.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Michigan

10th percentile
$22,585
25th percentile
$30,360
50th percentile
$45,272
75th percentile
$62,495
90th percentile
$82,592

Thus, visual communications professionals' salaries declined by 2% in 4 years. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. There is a 266% pay differential between the highest paid visual communications professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of visual communications in Michigan.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Michigan

Art
$49,462
Computer Animation
$56,020
Drafting
$49,305
Graphic Design
$42,220
Industrial Design
$72,000
Interior Design
$56,270
Visual Communications
$49,630
Web Design
$42,220

In Michigan, visual communications professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Visual Communications programs available for each degree type for all schools in Michigan

associate
33
bachelor
30
master
7
doctor
0
Certificate
11
Total81

As the number of visual communications professionals is decreasing in Michigan state, the number of students graduating from the 50 accredited visual communications schools in Michigan state is increasing. In 2006, 618 students graduated from visual communications courses in Michigan. And in 2010, 637 students graduated.

Thus there was a 3% percent increase in the number of visual communications school degree or certificate graduates in Michigan. Most of these graduates, or 41%, earned a associate's degree in visual communications.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Michigan

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