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Communications and Public Relations Experts Critical to Organizational Success

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Skilled communications professionals, especially those in public relations, are highly prized by organizations. Today's businesses and governments communicate globally at speeds and to an extent unimaginable even 20 years ago. Establishing and maintaining trust are more difficult and important than ever. Public relations (PR) professionals help the media and the public trust their business, nonprofit organization, or government agency, and also use various methods to disseminate publicity (positive information) to the media and public.

Because communications and public relations are fast-growing fields, there's lots of competition. Strong writing skills are a must in PR and publicity, and you typically need a bachelor's degree--if not a master's degree--to even be considered for the top jobs. Your best bet is to enroll in diploma or certificate courses that can eventually add up to a degree. You can take your pick of classes and degrees in fields such as public relations, advertising, communications, or journalism.

Degrees are the Key for Communications Professionals

Most communications specialists work in large cities and in headquarters of large industries, government agencies, school systems, colleges, and universities. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were about 243,000 public relations specialists in 2006. Between 2006 and 2016, that number is expected to continue to grow. The median annual earnings for salaried PR specialists were $51,280 in 2008. Salaries were highest in business and industry, and lowest in government and at colleges and universities.

For a sure start and long-lasting success in this growing industry, it's important to get that degree. If you're just starting out, take classes and courses leading to a 9-month or 1-year diploma or certificate. The next step: a bachelor's or master's degree--and an exciting, demanding career in a fast-growing field.

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Study what employers need you to know

Programs : BS in Communication/Culture and Communication, B.S. in Communication, BS in Communication/Marketing and Sales Communication, and more.

Campus Locations :

Westminster: 8700 Turnpike Drive Westminster, CO 80030

Flowood: 120 Stone Creek Blvd. Suite 200 Flowood, MS 39232

San Antonio: 8200 West Interstate 10 Suite 910 San Antonio, TX 78230

Phoenix: 2550 W. Union Hills Drive Phoenix, AZ 85027

Wayne: 170 South Warner Road Suite 200 Wayne, PA 19087

Springfield: 1343 East Kingsley Street Suite B,C Springfield, MO 65804

Renton: 900 SW 16th Street Renton, WA 98057

Virginia Beach: 150 Central Park Avenue Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Washington: 25 Massachusetts Avenue NW Suite 150 Washington, DC 20001

Raleigh: 5511 Capital Center Drive Suite 390 Raleigh, NC 27606

Sandy Springs: 8200 Roberts Drive Suite 300 Sandy Springs, GA 30350

Chicago: 203 N LaSalle St Chicago, IL 60601

Atlanta: 2600 Century Center Atlanta, GA 30345

Columbus: 7200 North Lake Drive Columbus, GA 31909

Augusta: 3150 Perimeter Parkway Augusta, GA 30909

Arlington: 1800 South Bell Street Arlington, VA 22202

Charlotte: 10925 David Taylor Drive Charlotte, NC 28262

Milwaukee: 10850 West Park Place Ste 150 Milwaukee, WI 53224

With an education from an Art Institutes school, imagine what you could create. Please Call 855-816-4001 to speak to a customer representative.

Programs : Digital Image Management (C), Visual Arts (BFA), Visual Arts (MFA), and more.

Campus Locations :

Minneapolis: 15 South 9th Street Minneapolis, MN 55402

Dallas: Two North Park East Dallas, TX 75231

Charleston: 24 North Market Street Charleston, SC 29401

Miami: 1501 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 100 Miami, FL 33132

Charlotte: Three LakePointe Plaza 2110 Water Ridge Parkway Charlotte, NC 28217

Denver: 1200 Lincoln Street Denver, CO 80203

Durham: 410 Blackwell St. Suite 200 Durham, NC 27701

Capella provides a flexible online learning environment designed for working adults who want to advance in their profession.

Programs : BS - Marketing (ACBSP-accredited), PhD - Marketing (ACBSP-accredited), and more.

Campus Locations : Online

Impact your world with a degree from Walden. Start today!

Programs : M.B.A. in Communication, B.S. in Communication - Political Communication, B.S. in Communication - General Program, and more.

Campus Locations : Online

At Kaplan University, we offer over 180 degree and certificate programs.

Programs : Bachelor of Science: Communication, Master of Business Administration : Marketing, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration : Marketing, and more.

Campus Locations :

Cedar Rapids: 3165 Edgewood Parkway SW Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Cedar Falls: 7009 Nordic Drive Cedar Falls, IA 50613

Urbandale: 4655 121st Street Urbandale, IA 50323

Lincoln: 1821 K Street Lincoln, NE 68501

Lewiston: 475 Lisbon Street Lewiston, ME 04240

South Portland: 265 Western Ave South Portland, ME 04106

Omaha: 5425 N. 103rd St. Omaha, NE 68134

Mason City: 100 1st Street NW Mason City, IA 50401

Hagerstown: 18618 Crestwood Drive Hagerstown, MD 21742

Experience an education that helps you realize your potential in a way that fits you best. Request more information about Post University today.  

Programs : B.A. in Interactive Communication/Media Arts, B.A. in Interactive Communication/Organizational Communication, B.A. in Interactive Communication, and more.

Campus Locations : Online

Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

Programs : Master of Arts in Communication - Strategic Communication, Master of Arts in Communication - Political Communication, Bachelor of Arts in English - Communication, and more.

Campus Locations : Online

Give your career a boost with training with Lincoln College!

Programs : Communication, AAS, and more.

Campus Locations :

Southington: 2279 Mount Vernon Road Southington, CT 06489

Pursue your degree with Colorado State University Global Campus.

Programs : BS - Communication, BS - Marketing, and more.

Campus Locations : Online

Westwood College is dedicated to preparing students with the knowledge, skills and training needed for meaningful employment. Through education, we create opportunities, change lives and impact futures. Please call 855-816-4009 or fill out the form!

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Campus Locations :

Arlington: 4420 North Fairfax Drive Arlington, VA 22203

Calumet City: 80 River Oaks Center Drive, Suite 111 Calumet City, IL 60409

Chicago: 1 North State Street, Suite 1000 Chicago, IL 60602

Anaheim: 1551 S. Douglass Road Anaheim, CA 92806

Los Angeles: 3250 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 400 Los Angeles, CA 90010

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