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Communications and Public Relations Experts Critical to Organizational Success

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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Programs : BS in Communication/Culture and Communication, B.S. in Communication, Single Courses - Communications, and more..

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Salida: 5330 Pirrone Road Salida, CA 95368

Atlanta: 2600 Century Center Atlanta, GA 30345

Saint Louis: 211 North Broadway Suite 901 Saint Louis, MO 63102

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

Colorado Springs: 5725 Mark Dabling Boulevard Suite 150 Colorado Springs, CO 80919

Southfield: 26261 Evergreen Road Southfield, MI 48076

Phoenix: Phoenix, AP

Westminster: 8700 Turnpike Drive Westminster, CO 80030

San Diego: 3870 Murphy Canyon Road, Suite 310 San Diego, CA 92123

Lone Tree: 10004 Park Meadows Drive Lone Tree, CO 80124

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

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

Lathrop: 17000 S. Harlan Road Lathrop, CA 95330

Jacksonville: 4500 Salisbury Road Suite 200 Jacksonville, FL 32216

Dallas: 12400 Coit Road Suite 200 Dallas, TX 75251

Nashville: 616 Marriott Drive Suite 150 Nashville, TN 37214

Houston: 11451 Katy Freeway Suite 100 Houston, TX 77079

St. Louis: Riverport Executive Center II 13801 Riverport Drive, Suite 100 St. Louis, MO 63043

Cordova: 65 Germantown Court Suite 100 Cordova, TN 38018

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

Charlotte: 3800 Arco Corporate Drive Suite 100 Charlotte, NC 28273

Indianapolis: 7999 Knue Road Suite 150 Indianapolis, IN 46250

Salt Lake City: 5373 S Green Street Suite 300 Salt Lake City, UT 84123

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

Columbus: 7200 North Lake Drive Columbus, GA 31909

Chicago: 203 N LaSalle St Chicago, IL 60601

Jersey City: 100 Town Square Place Suite 305 Jersey City, NJ 07310

Austin: 10801-2 N Mo Pac Expressway Suite 300 Austin, TX 78759

Arlington: 1800 South Bell Street Arlington, VA 22202

Tigard: 13221 SW 68th Parkway Suite 500 Tigard, OR 97223

Oklahoma City: 6501 Broadway Ext Suite 100 Oklahoma City, OK 73116

Louisville: 10400 Linn Station Road Suite 120 Louisville, KY 40223

Savannah: 8001 Chatham Center Drive Suite 200 Savannah, GA 31405

Temple Terrace: 12802 Tampa Oaks Boulevard Suite 200 Temple Terrace, FL 33637

Honolulu: 745 Fort Street Suite 2000 Honolulu, HI 96813

Albuquerque: 7471 Pan American West Freeway NE Albuquerque, NM 87109

Mission: 4201 South Shary Road Mission, TX 78572

Kapolei: Kapolei Building 1001 Kamokila Blvd Kapolei, HI 96707

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

Pleasant Grove: 2174 West Grove Parkway Pleasant Grove, UT 84062

Guaynabo: B7 Calle Tabonuco Suite 700 Guaynabo, PR 00968

Salem: 670 Hawthorne Ave. S.E. Salem, OR 97301

Birmingham: 100 Corporate Parkway Suite 250 Birmingham, AL 35242

Miami: 13400 SW 120th Street Miami, FL 33186

St Louis Park: 435 Ford Road Suite 1000 St Louis Park, MN 55426

Henderson: 7777 Eastgate Road Henderson, NV 89011

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

Hollywood: 2400 SW 145th Avenue Hollywood, FL 33027

Greenwood: 3209 West Smith Valley Road Suite 214 & 215 Greenwood, IN 46142

Clearfield: 1366 Legend Hills Drive Clearfield, UT 84015

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

Renton: 900 SW 16th Street Renton, WA 98057

Baton Rouge: 2431 S. Acadian Thruway Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Tulsa: 10810 East 45th Street Suite 102 Tulsa, OK 74146

Fort Lauderdale: 550 W. Cypress Creek Road Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

Bossier City: 350 Plaza Loop Drive Bldg E Bossier City, LA 71111

Independence: 5005 Rockside Road Suite 130 Independence, OH 44131

Braintree: 100 Grossman Drive Suite 201 Braintree, MA 02184

Spring: 24624 Interstate 45 Spring, TX 77386

Santa Teresa: 1270 Country Club Road Santa Teresa, NM 88008

Richmond: 6600 West Broad Street Suite 200 Richmond, VA 23230

Augusta: 3150 Perimeter Parkway Augusta, GA 30909

Kansas City: 901 East 104th Street Suite 200 Kansas City, MO 64131

Meridian: 3080 East Gentry Way Suite 150 Meridian, ID 83642

Metairie: 1 Galleria Blvd. Metairie, LA 70001

West Des Moines: 6600 Westown Parkway West Des Moines, IA 50266

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

Killeen: 902 West Central Texas Expressway Suite 300 Killeen, TX 76541

Warrenville: 4525 Weaver Parkway Warrenville, IL 60555

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Campus Locations :

Englewood: 6312 S. Fiddlers Green Cr. Suite 150E Englewood, CO 80111

Portland: 9755 SW Barnes Road Peterkort Center II Portland, OR 97225

Fort Lauderdale: 600 Corporate Dr. Suite 200 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334

Stockbridge: 675 Southcrest Parkway Stockbridge, GA 30281

Philadelphia: 1800 JFK Blvd Suite 104 Philadelphia, PA 19103

San Diego: 2655 Camino Del Rio North Suite 201 San Diego, CA 92108

Merrillville: 1000 East 80th Place Ste. 222 Mall Merrillville, IN 46410

Jacksonville: 5200 Belfort Road Ste. 175 Jacksonville, FL 32256

Chesapeake: 1317 Executive Blvd. Suite 100 Chesapeake, VA 23320

Decatur: One West Court Square Ste 100 Decatur, GA 30030

San Jose: 2160 Lundy Ave. Suite 250 San Jose, CA 95131

Morrisville: 1600 Perimeter Park Drive Suite 100 Morrisville, NC 27560

Cherry Hill: 921 Haddonfield Road Ste. D Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

Duluth: 3505 Koger Blvd. Suite 170 Duluth, GA 30096

Chicago: 3300 N. Campbell Avenue Chicago, IL 60618

Oklahoma City: 4013 Northwest Expressway Suite 100 Oklahoma City, OK 73116

Auburn: 3600 S 344th Way 0 Auburn, WA 98001

Irving: 4800 Regent Blvd. Irving, TX 75063

Independence: 6000 Lombardo Center Suite 200 Independence, OH 44131

Mesa: 1201 South Alma School Road Suite 5450 Mesa, AZ 85210

Pomona: 901 Corporate Center Dr. Pomona, CA 91768

Dayton: 3610 Pentagon Blvd. Ste. 100 Dayton, OH 45431

Hollywood: 14700 Caribbean Way Hollywood, FL 33027

Anaheim: 1900 S. State College Blvd. Suite 150 Anaheim, CA 92806

Milwaukee: 411 E. Wisconsin Ave. Ste 300 Milwaukee, WI 53202

Fremont: 6600 Dumbarton Circle Fremont, CA 94555

Addison: 1221 North Swift Road Addison, IL 60101

Rego Park: 99-21 Queens Blvd. Rego Park, NY 11374

Phoenix: 2149 W. Dunlap Phoenix, AZ 85021

San Antonio: 1919 NW Loop 410 Suite 150 San Antonio, TX 78213

Palmdale: One 39115 Trade Center Dr. Ste. 100 Palmdale, CA 93551

Colorado Springs: 1175 Kelly Johnson Blvd. Colorado Springs, CO 80920

Arlington: 2405 Crystal City Dr. Arlington, VA 22202

Minneapolis: 7700 France Ave. S. Ste. 575 Minneapolis, MN 55435

Oxnard: 300 E. Esplanade Dr., Suite 100, Oxnard, CA 93036

Indianapolis: 9100 Keystone Crossing Suite 300 Indianapolis, IN 46240

Henderson: 2490 Paseo Verde Parkway Suite 150 Henderson, NV 89074

Long Beach: 3880 Kilroy Airport Way Long Beach, CA 90806

Tampa: 6700 Lakeview Center Drive Suite 150 Tampa, FL 33619

Southfield: 26999 Central Park Blvd. Suite 125 Southfield, MI 48076

Elgin: Randall Point 2250 Point Blvd. Suite 250 Elgin, IL 60123

Alhambra: 1000 S. Fremont Ave. Alhambra, CA 91803

Kansas City: 11224 Holmes Rd. Kansas City, MO 64131

Downers Grove: Highland Landmark V 3005 Highland Pkwy. Ste. 100 Downers Grove, IL 60515

Houston: 2000 West Loop South Suite 150 Houston, TX 77027

Glendale: 6751 N. Sunset Blvd. Ste. 104 Glendale, AZ 85305

Denver: 1870 W. 122nd Ave. Denver, CO 80234

Sandy: 9350 S. 150 E. Suite 420 Sandy, UT 84070

King of Prussia: 150 Allendale Road Suite 3250 King of Prussia, PA 19406

Alpharetta: 2555 Northwinds Pkwy. Alpharetta, GA 30009

Paramus: 35 Plaza Professional Center 81 Rte. 4 W. Ste. 102 Paramus, NJ 07652

Naperville: 2056 Westings Ave. Suite 40 Naperville, IL 60563

North Brunswick: 630 US Highway One North Brunswick, NJ 08902

Manassas: 10432 Balls Ford Road Suite 150 Manassas, VA 20109

Cincinnati: 8800 Governor's Hill Drive Cincinnati, OH 45249

Fresno: 7575 North Fresno St. Suite 575 Fresno, CA 93720

Pittsburgh: 210 Sixth Ave. Ste. 200 Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Memphis: 6401 Poplar Ave Suite 600 Memphis, TN 38119

New York: 180 Madison Ave. New York, NY 10016

Austin: 11044 Research Blvd Suite B100 Austin, TX 78759

Oakland: 505 14th St. Oakland, CA 94612

Louisville: 10172 Linn Station Rd. Ste. 300 Louisville, KY 40223

Sherman Oaks: 15301 Ventura Blvd B-100 Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Gurnee: 1075 Tri-State Pkwy. Ste. 800 Gurnee, IL 60031

Charlotte: 2015 Ayrsley Town Blvd. Suite 109 Charlotte, NC 28273

Orlando: 4000 Millenia Blvd. Orlando, FL 32839

Atlanta: 100 Galleria Parkway SE Suite 100 Atlanta, GA 30339

Lynnwood: Redstone Corporate Center, 19020 33rd Ave W, Ste Lynnwood, WA 98036

Saint Louis: 11830 Westline Industrial Dr. Suite 550 Saint Louis, MO 63146

Columbus: 1350 Alum Creek Drive Columbus, OH 43209

Nashville: 3343 Perimeter Hill Drive Suite 200 Nashville, TN 37211

Colton: 1090 E Washington St Colton, CA 92324

Tinley Park: 18624 West Creek Drive Tinley Park, IL 60477

Fort Worth: City Center Tower II, 301 Commerce Street Suite 2000 Fort Worth, TX 76102

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

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With more than 300 online and residential areas of study, Liberty offers programs from the certificate to doctoral level.

Programs : MA Strategic Communications: Professional, MA Strategic Communications: Teaching & Academic, MS in Marketing: Public Relations, and more..

Campus Locations :

Lynchburg: 1971 University Boulevard Lynchburg, VA 24502

Degree Completion Programs for Working Professionals – 100% Online!  

Programs : Bachelor of Arts in Media and Technology, and more..

Campus Locations :

Tampa: 9417 Princess Palm Ave Tampa, FL 33619

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

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Get a professional education designed with your future in mind at Kaplan University.

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

Campus Locations :

Cedar Falls: 7009 Nordic Drive Cedar Falls, IA 50613

Davenport: 1801 East Kimberly Road Suite 1 Davenport, IA 52807

South Portland: 265 Western Ave South Portland, ME 04106

Hagerstown: 18618 Crestwood Drive Hagerstown, MD 21742

Lewiston: 475 Lisbon Street Lewiston, ME 04240

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

Urbandale: 4655 121st Street Urbandale, IA 50323

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

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

Lincoln: 1821 K Street Lincoln, NE 68501

Augusta: 14 Marketplace Drive Augusta, ME 04330

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Programs : Digital Image Management (C), Digital Design (C), Digital Image Management (D), and more..

Campus Locations :

San Antonio: 1000 IH - 10 West Suite 106 San Antonio, TX 78230

Austin: 101 W. Louis Henna Blvd. Suite 100 Austin, TX 78728

Indianapolis: 3500 Depauw Blvd., Suite 1010 Indianapolis, IN 46268

Schaumburg: 1000 N. Plaza Drive, Suite 100 Schaumburg, IL 60173

Denver: 1200 Lincoln Street Denver, CO 80203

Minneapolis: 15 South 9th Street Minneapolis, MN 55402

Henderson: 2350 Corporate Circle Henderson, NV 89074

Virginia Beach: 4500 Main Street Suite 100 Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Houston: 10740 North Gessner Drive, Suite 190 Houston, TX 77064

San Diego: 7650 Mission Valley Rd San Diego, CA 92108

Phoenix: 2233 West Dunlap Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85021

Chicago: 350 N. Orleans Street Chicago, IL 60654

Troy: 1414 East Maple Road, Suite 150 Troy, MI 48083

Sunnyvale: 1120 Kifer Road Sunnyvale, CA 94086

San Bernardino: 674 East Brier Drive San Bernardino, CA 92408

Overland Park: 8208 Melrose Drive Overland Park, KS 66214

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

Tucson: 5099 E. Grant Rd. Suite 100 Tucson, AZ 85712

San Francisco: 1170 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94102

Fort Worth: 7000 Calmont Avenue Suite 150 Fort Worth, TX 76116

Portland: 1122 N.W. Davis Street Portland, OR 97209

Decatur: One West Court Square Suite 110 Decatur, GA 30030

Cincinnati: 8845 Governors Hill Drive Suite 100 Cincinnati, OH 45249

Arlington: 1820 North Fort Myer Drive Arlington, VA 22209

Santa Monica: 2900 31st Street Santa Monica, CA 90405

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

Seattle: 2323 Elliott Avenue Seattle, WA 98121

Novi: 28125 Cabot Drive Suite 120 Novi, MI 48377

Sacramento: 2850 Gateway Oaks Drive Suite 100 Sacramento, CA 95833

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

Tinley Park: 18670 Graphic Drive Tinley Park, IL 60477

Draper: 121 West Election Road Suite 100 Draper, UT 84020

Nashville: 100 Centerview Dr. Suite 250 Nashville, TN 37214

Sterling: 21000 Atlantic Blvd. Suite 100 Sterling, VA 20166

Charleston: 24 North Market Street Charleston, SC 29401

Atlanta: 6600 Peach Tree Dunwoody Road, NE 100 Embassy Row Atlanta, GA 30328

Dallas: Two North Park East Dallas, TX 75231

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

Campus Locations :

Waterbury: 800 Country Club Rd. Waterbury, CT 06723

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.

Programs : Graphic Design: Major in Visual Communications (B), and more..

Campus Locations :

Atlanta: 2309 Parklake Drive NE Atlanta, GA 30345

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