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Fast Facts for Public Relations Specialists in Wisconsin

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Madison, Fond du Lac and Milwaukee
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Racine, Oshkosh and Janesville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Milwaukee, Madison and Green Bay

Salaries for Public Relations Specialists in Wisconsin

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Oshkosh, Milwaukee and Wausau

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Programs
  • Public Relations, Master of Arts (Online)
  • Degrees include Media Communications (BS), New Media Journalism (MA), and Creative Writing for Entertainment (BFA)
  • Students learn skills necessary for a career in communications like marketing strategy, multimedia reporting, storytelling, and more
  • Courses designed to teach students how to get consumer’s attention with effective communication strategies across multiple platforms
  • Students work with industry-standard tools and technologies, allowing them to gain real-world experience
Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Communication Studies
  • Bachelor’s program options include Communication, Political Communication, Cinema-Television, and more.
  • Several concentrations available, including Rhetoric and Public Culture, Strategic Communication, Theatre, Journalism, Internet and Social Media, and more.
  • All concentrations are designed to teach students the fundamentals of journalism, helping them prepare for careers as reporters and writers.
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • Accelerated Marketing Bachelor’s Degree

Further your education at Rasmussen College.Choose from seven schools of study including programs in business, nursing, technology, and more. You could earn your bachelor’s degree in as little as 18 months and help advance your career through our AcceleratED program.

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Rockford
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Programs
  • B.A. in Applied Communications

National Louis University is one of the oldest and most progressive universities in Chicago. We offer more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs through two colleges: the National College of Education and the College of Professional Studies and Advancement.

Programs
  • Bachelor of Science: Communication
  • Master of Business Administration : Marketing
  •  Ranked one of the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  •  Offers a no-obligation, 3-week trial period where students may determine if the university is right for them before they commit to it.
  •  Strives to be a student’s partner in lifelong learning; committed to helping them achieve their goals.
  •  Serves students of all ages, from first-graders learning to read to professionals seeking postgraduate training.
  •  Provides career-oriented diploma through master’s programs in fields such as healthcare, business, legal and paralegal services, information technology, criminal justice and design.
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Milwaukee
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Programs
  • Master of Science in Communication
  • Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication Management

Purdue University offers a strong foundation of tradition and history, an environment of intellectual curiosity and discovery, and a supportive, student-centered approach to learning. Founded in 1869 as a land-grant school, the University is known today for its prolific faculty as well as a record of distinguished research and achievement in aerospace, engineering, technology, science, and math. Our goal is to educate and develop men and women of personal integrity and scholarly excellence.

Programs
  • Audio Production (BS)
  • Alumni have appeared in reality competition shows such as Top Chef and Project Runway.
  • Dedicated career services team that helps students tap opportunities in a marketplace driven by ideas
  • Offers programs in design, media arts, fashion, and culinary
  • Program Coordinators focus on improving program content and ensure that students have the resources they need
  • Over 50 locations nationwide
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Schaumburg
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Programs
  • Graphic Arts - Information Design (BS)
  • Students are issued a new laptop at the beginning of their programs.
  • All online services and study materials are available 24/7, with faculty available five days a week.
  • All programs available online, with the MBA program offered on campus in Salt Lake City.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), with programmatic accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
  • Approved by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 2010.

Our family of non-profit colleges admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.

Programs
  • Master of Arts Strategic Communication

Change the World with American University

Be a part of something bigger than yourself. At American University, we strive to help you develop your professional interests and indulge in your passion for making a difference. Our online degree programs allow you to gain the advanced skills for active leadership in a variety of fields.

Set Yourself Apart at American University

At American University, our smart, passionate and engaged students and faculty focus their knowledge to create meaningful change. Our strengths in international service and public affairs inspire our sense of social responsibility and a dedication to cultural and intellectual diversity. We're defined by our global perspective, practical idealism and a dedication to public service.

Programs
  • BS in Business Administration - New Media/Internet Marketing
Kaplan University
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.

More Wisconsin Public Relations Specialist Training Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Milwaukee
Masters
2,654
Milwaukee
Doctorate
6,277
Waukesha
Doctorate
3,324
Kenosha
Masters
2,778
Mequon
Doctorate
5,933
Madison
Doctorate
2,581
Plymouth
Masters
3,824
Fond Du Lac
Doctorate
2,957
Milwaukee
Doctorate
11,516
Milwaukee
Masters
1,702
Ripon
Bachelor
1,001
De Pere
Masters
2,169
Eau Claire
Masters
10,854
Green Bay
Masters
6,110
La Crosse
Doctorate
9,994
Madison
Doctorate
41,563
Milwaukee
Doctorate
29,338
Oshkosh
Masters
12,772
Kenosha
Masters
5,010
Platteville
Masters
7,189
River Falls
Masters
6,452
Stevens Point
Doctorate
9,115
Superior
Masters
2,753
Whitewater
Masters
10,737
Milwaukee
Bachelor
706

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Public Relations Specialists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Wisconsin. 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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Appleton 90 $58,020
Janesville 50 $49,550
Beloit 50 $49,550
Eau Claire 40 $46,330
Fond du Lac 50 $51,920
Green Bay 160 $55,040
Madison 1060 $57,890
Milwaukee 1290 $53,050
Waukesha 1290 $53,050
West Allis 1290 $53,050
Oshkosh 100 $53,700
Neenah 100 $53,700
Racine 60 $
Sheboygan 60 $47,160
Wausau 50 $41,310

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