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Fast Facts for Public Relations Specialists in North Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Durham, Raleigh and Charlotte
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Fayetteville, Greensboro and Hickory
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Charlotte, Raleigh and Durham

Salaries for Public Relations Specialists in North Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Durham, Winston-Salem and Fayetteville

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  • MS in Marketing: Public Relations
  • MHA: Public Relations
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Programs
  • Fashion & Retail Marketing (AS)
  • Marketing & Entertainment Management (BS)
  • Online and ground-based program areas include Fashion Marketing and Management and more.
  • Students can study branding, event management, and public relations to help them prepare for a marketing career
  • Course topics include Fundamentals of Business, Brand Strategy, Project Management, and Principles of Market Research
  • Over 50 locations nationwide, with a student support team dedicated to helping students grow
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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
  • Bachelor of Science in Business with a Concentration in Marketing
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Listed as a 2015 Best for Vets school in the Career & Technical College category by Military Times.
  • Offers programs in health science, business, legal studies, technology, and skilled trades such as HVAC and building maintenance &    repair.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 3 campuses located in Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida.
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  • Master of Arts in Strategic Communication - Advocacy and Social Impact Concentration

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.

 

American University is a private, college-centered research university located in the nation’s capital. It was chartered by the United States Congress in 1893 to build public service, and is now home to a prestigious faculty, guest speakers and visiting world leaders who are influential practitioners and prominent thought leaders.

Programs
  • B.A. in Advertising and Public Relations with an Emphasis in Advertising Design
  • B.A. in Communications
  • B.S. in Marketing
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Programs
  • 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.

Programs
  • A.S. in Marketing
  • B.S. in Marketing
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses help make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 24 months and a master’s degree in 12-18 months.
Programs
  • Master of Arts in Communication - Undecided
  • Master of Arts in Communication - Integrated Digital Strategy Concentration
  • Master of Arts in Communication - General
Since the founding of Queens in 1857, students have always come first. Our personal approach to education starts with small class sizes that encourage more communication and sharing among students and faculty. As an online student at Queens, you are a welcomed member of our community.
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  • Internet Marketing Certificate

Founded in 1887, Benedictine University is dedicated to the education of undergraduate and graduate students. Benedictine is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

Benedictine University provides a values-centered Liberal Arts education. Today, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students from all 50 states in the US and over 17 countries.

Why Benedictine University Online?

  • Over 130 year legacy of academic excellence
  • Ranked among America's Top Colleges by "Forbes" Magazine
  • 91% of current students report they are satisfied or very satisfied with their learning experience

More North Carolina 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
Boone
Doctorate
15,871
Buies Creek
Masters & First Professional
6,208
Salisbury
Masters
1,323
Greenville
Doctorate & First Professional
25,990
Elizabeth City
Masters
3,061
Elon
Doctorate
5,456
Fayetteville
Doctorate
6,692
Boiling Springs
Doctorate & First Professional
3,892
Greensboro
Bachelor
2,688
Banner Elk
Bachelor
882
Hickory
Masters
1,626
Louisburg
Associate
754
Raleigh
Masters
2,202
Fayetteville
Masters
2,118
Greensboro
Doctorate
10,498
Raleigh
Doctorate & First Professional
31,802
Raleigh
Bachelor
692
Misenheimer
Masters
2,053
Charlotte
Masters
2,243
Raleigh
Bachelor
1,284
Winston Salem
Masters
992
Chapel Hill
Doctorate & First Professional
28,136
Charlotte
Doctorate
22,388
Pembroke
Masters
5,937
Wilmington
Doctorate
12,180
Winston Salem
Doctorate & First Professional
6,788
Cullowhee
Doctorate
9,056
Wingate
Doctorate
2,041

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Public Relations Specialists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for North Carolina. 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
Asheville 170 $49,110
Durham-Chapel Hill 820 $64,580
Fayetteville 80 $64,740
Greensboro-High Point 270 $
Greenville 80 $57,540
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton 60 $44,700
New Bern 30 $63,610
Raleigh 1350 $64,440
Wilmington 200 $63,040
Winston-Salem 220 $61,470

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