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Fast Facts for Public Relations Specialists in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Baton Rouge, Shreveport and Alexandria
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lafayette, Lake Charles and New Orleans
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Shreveport

Salaries for Public Relations Specialists in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: New Orleans, Alexandria and Lake Charles

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  • 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
  • MS in Marketing: Public Relations
  • MHA: Public Relations
  • MS in Marketing: Sports Marketing and Media
  • • Liberty University’s online programs ranked in the top 10 out of more than 2,100 colleges & universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.*
  • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level.**
  • Transfer up to 90 credits into an undergraduate degree program.
  • Up to 50% of your master’s degree can be transferred in to help you get the most out of your hard work and maximize the credit you previously earned.
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  • **excludes licensure, certification, and some doctoral programs
Programs
  • Master of Arts in Strategic Communication - Advocacy and Social Impact Concentration
  • American University's online MPAP program combines our School of Public Affairs' top-ranked, nationally recognized and NASPAA-accredited MPA and MPP degree programs into one foundational
Programs
  • Graduate Certificate in Multimedia Development

The George Washington University (GW) was founded in 1821 and is located in Washington, D.C., the heart of international law, health care and business. Our location and close relationships with prominent health care agencies and their officials distinguish the opportunities we provide our students.

Programs
  • B.A. in Advertising and Public Relations with an Emphasis in Advertising Design
  • B.A. in Communications
  • B.S. in Marketing
  • Why Earn Your Degree from GCU?
  • Options: Choose from a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Business, Nursing, Psychology, Education & more!
  • Convenience: Complete courses online, on campus, or a combination of both!
  • Earlier Graduation: Our 4-credit courses allow you to complete your degree program in less time.
  • Transfer Friendly: We will request your transcripts, evaluate your graduate coursework, and determine your anticipated graduation date within 24 hours.
  • Quality: Grand Canyon University was founded in 1949 and is regionally accredited. Learn more today!
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  • Bachelors in Communication
  • Bachelors in Marketing
  • The first and only 100% online, fully accredited public university in the United States
  • No set class times or locations
  • Affordable tuition, guaranteed not to increase as long as you are enrolled
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  • Master of Science in Communication
  • Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication Management

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.

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More Louisiana Public Relations Specialist Training Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Baton Rouge
Associate
7,031
Bossier City
Associate
4,986
Shreveport
Masters
938
New Orleans
Associate
13,210
New Orleans
Bachelor
956
Pineville
Masters
1,056
Monroe
Associate
1,293
Baton Rouge
Doctorate & First Professional
28,628
New Orleans
Masters & First Professional
4,360
Thibodaux
Masters
6,864
Natchitoches
Masters
9,037
Chalmette
Associate
1,442
Lafayette
Associate
2,944
Hammond
Doctorate
14,744
Shreveport
Associate
2,337
New Orleans
Doctorate & First Professional
10,125
Monroe
Doctorate & First Professional
8,541
Lafayette
Doctorate
16,345
New Orleans
Doctorate
11,363

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Public Relations Specialists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Louisiana. 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, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Baton Rouge 790 $47,620
Alexandria 40 $47,030
Hammond 30 $52,900
Lafayette 80 $38,790
Monroe 30 $50,760
New Orleans-Metairie 410 $60,300
Shreveport-Bossier City 110 $54,540

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