Pennsylvania Public Relations Specialists: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Public Relations Specialists in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Public Relations Specialists in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Harrisburg, State College and Philadelphia
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Williamsport, Lebanon and Scranton
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg

Salaries for Public Relations Specialists in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Lancaster

Schools for Public Relations Specialists in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Public Relations Specialist Training Schools in Pennsylvania

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  • Programs: Public Relations, Master of Arts (Online)
  • Degrees: Master

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

  • Programs: Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership - Organizational Communication, Master of Arts in Communication - Strategic Communication, Master of Arts in Communication - Political Communication, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: MS in Marketing: Public Relations, MS in Marketing: Sports Marketing and Media
  • Degrees: Master

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Business Development
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Communications@Simmons prepares students to become leaders who achieve their organizational, professional, and personal goals through a strategic integration of communications theory and practice.


  • Programs: MS in Communication
  • Degrees: Master

Communications@Syracuse is an online Master of Science in Communications from the world-renowned S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.

  • Programs: Master of Science in Communications
  • Degrees: Master

Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

  • Programs: Public Relations (BS)
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Earn your degree and achieve your career goals at Central Penn College.

  • Programs: Bachelor in Corporate Communication, Associate in Communications, Associate in Marketing
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate

Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University.

  • Programs: MA Communication - New Media and Marketing, MA Communication - Health Communication, MA Communication - Public Relations, more...
  • Degrees: Master
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  • Programs: Associate Degree-Marketing Management
  • Degrees: Associate
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More Pennsylvania Public Relations Specialist Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Albright College Reading Masters 2,233
Allegheny College Meadville Bachelor 2,193
Arcadia University Glenside Doctorate 3,592
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Bloomsburg Doctorate 8,745
Bucks County Community College Newtown Associate 9,649
Butler County Community College Butler Associate 3,656
Cabrini College Radnor Masters 3,108
California University of Pennsylvania California Masters 8,206
Carlow University Pittsburgh Doctorate 2,178
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh Doctorate 10,326
Cedar Crest College Allentown Masters 1,888
Chestnut Hill College Philadelphia Doctorate 2,062
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Cheyney Masters 1,438
Clarion University of Pennsylvania Clarion Masters 6,795
Community College of Beaver County Monaca Associate 3,194
Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia Associate 17,334
DeSales University Center Valley Masters 2,898
Delaware County Community College Media Associate 10,816
Delaware Valley College Doylestown Masters 2,081
Drexel University Philadelphia Doctorate 20,682
Duquesne University Pittsburgh Doctorate & First Professional 10,296
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania East Stroudsburg Masters 7,053
Eastern University Saint Davids Doctorate & First Professional 4,291
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Edinboro Masters 7,686
Elizabethtown College Elizabethtown Masters 2,360
Gannon University Erie Doctorate 4,134
Geneva College Beaver Falls Masters 1,891
Grove City College Grove City Bachelor 2,504
Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg Associate 9,774
Immaculata University Immaculata Doctorate 4,057
Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus Indiana Doctorate 14,018
Juniata College Huntingdon Bachelor 1,506
Keystone College La Plume Bachelor 1,796
La Roche College Pittsburgh Masters 1,499
La Salle University Philadelphia Doctorate 5,994
Lackawanna College Scranton Associate 1,502
Lehigh Carbon Community College Schnecksville Associate 7,184
Lehigh University Bethlehem Doctorate 6,845
Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Lincoln University Masters 2,449
Luzerne County Community College Nanticoke Associate 6,323
Lycoming College Williamsport Bachelor 1,429
Manor College Jenkintown Associate 982
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania Mansfield Masters 3,338
Marywood University Scranton Doctorate 3,316
Mercyhurst College Erie Masters 4,253
Messiah College Grantham Bachelor 2,837
Millersville University of Pennsylvania Millersville Masters 8,306
Misericordia University Dallas Doctorate 2,355
Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus Blue Bell Associate 9,184
Muhlenberg College Allentown Bachelor 2,457
Neumann College Aston Doctorate 3,084
Northampton County Area Community College Bethlehem Associate 7,912
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Johnstown Associate 1,358
Pennsylvania State University-Brandywine Media Bachelor 1,646
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park Doctorate 43,252
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington Abington Bachelor 3,352
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona Altoona Bachelor 4,034
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver Monaca Bachelor 793
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks Reading Bachelor 2,824
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Dubois Dubois Bachelor 897
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College Erie Masters 4,171
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Fayette- Eberly Campus Uniontown Bachelor 1,119
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny McKeesport Bachelor 783
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg Middletown Doctorate 3,907
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton Hazleton Bachelor 1,232
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley Fogelsville Bachelor 801
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto Mont Alto Bachelor 1,204
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington Upper Burrell Bachelor 912
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill Schuylkill Haven Bachelor 940
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango Sharon Bachelor 868
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Wilkes-Barre Lehman Bachelor 697
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Worthington Scranton Dunmore Bachelor 1,347
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York York Bachelor 1,622
Point Park University Pittsburgh Masters 3,591
Reading Area Community College Reading Associate 4,682
Robert Morris University Moon Township Doctorate 5,055
Rosemont College Rosemont Masters 940
Saint Francis University Loretto Doctorate 2,125
Saint Joseph's University Philadelphia Doctorate 7,542
Saint Vincent College Latrobe Masters 1,924
Seton Hill University Greensburg Masters 1,991
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania Shippensburg Masters 7,765
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Slippery Rock Doctorate 8,325
Susquehanna University Selinsgrove Bachelor 2,039
Temple University Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 34,696
Thiel College Greenville Bachelor 1,219
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 23,980
University of Pittsburgh-Bradford Bradford Bachelor 1,407
University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg Greensburg Bachelor 1,777
University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown Johnstown Bachelor 3,121
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh Doctorate 27,020
University of Pittsburgh-Titusville Titusville Associate 573
University of Scranton Scranton Doctorate 5,612
Valley Forge Christian College Phoenixville Masters 929
Villanova University Villanova Doctorate & First Professional 10,470
Washington & Jefferson College Washington Bachelor 1,531
Waynesburg University Waynesburg Doctorate 2,462
Westminster College New Wilmington New Wilmington Masters 1,455
Widener University-Main Campus Chester Doctorate 4,866
Wilkes University Wilkes-Barre Doctorate 5,114
York College Pennsylvania York Masters 5,720

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Public Relations Specialists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Public Relations Specialists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Public Relations Specialists relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Altoona 50 $42470 0.56
Harrisburg 900 $53660 1.81
Carlisle 900 $53660 1.81
Bloomsburg 0 $55630 0
Berwick 0 $55630 0
Johnstown 40 $40460 0.45
Chambersburg 40 $36170 0.45
Waynesboro 40 $36170 0.45
East Stroudsburg 70 $46100 0.81
Erie 100 $57790 0.5
Pittsburgh 1520 $49840 0.84
Reading 100 $52120 0.37
Lancaster 230 $39450 0.62
Scranton 210 $53350 0.51
Wilkes 210 $53350 0.51
Barre 210 $53350 0.51
Hazleton 210 $53350 0.51
State College 210 $48970 1.95
Williamsport 40 $45430 0.47
York 150 $44310 0.54
Hanover 150 $44310 0.54
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