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Fast Facts for Public Relations Specialists in West Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Charleston, Morgantown and Wheeling
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Parkersburg, Huntington and Weirton
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Charleston, Huntington and Wheeling

Salaries for Public Relations Specialists in West Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Parkersburg, Huntington and Charleston

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Programs
  • BA in Communication/Public Relations and Advertising
  • BA in Communication
  • BA in Communication/Media Studies

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Programs
  • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership - Organizational Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Communication Studies
  • Recognized as a Top 20 Best Online Bachelor’s Program by U.S. News & World Report in 2016.
  • Online, campus-based, and evening courses offered in 95 areas of study, including Business, Nursing, Psychology, & more.
  • Endorsed by G.I. Jobs and Military Advanced Education magazine as a Military Friendly School in 2015. 
  • Features small class sizes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.
  • 88% of Regent University students receive financial aid, with $18 million awarded in institutional scholarships & aid each year.
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.
Programs
  • Public Relations, Master of Arts (Online)
  • Push Your Creativity To The Next Level.
  • Full Sail’s curriculum combines elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement.
  • Full Sail offers accelerated programs, so a degree that would normally take four years takes 24 months on average.
  • Students work with industry-standard tools and technologies, allowing them to gain practical knowledge and real-world experience.
  • Join us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram to interact with our community, read about grad success, and see campus images.
Programs
  • Master of Arts in Strategic Communication - Advocacy and Social Impact Concentration
  • Focus your passion for positive social change on communication techniques that engage and mobilize audiences to action.
  • The Advocacy and Social Impact concentration within American University's online MA in Strategic Communication emphas strategies and tactics to create change at the individual
Programs
  • Associate of Arts in Marketing

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Programs
  • Master of Science in Communication
  • Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication Management
  • Recognized for academic excellence, meaningful research & graduate achievement
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission w/ programmatic accreditations
  • More than 200 majors with a beautiful campus location in Indiana
  • Top 5 public university in the U.S according to the Wall Street Journal
  • Has a helpful Academic Success Center to help students reach their potential
Programs
  • Graduate Certificate in Multimedia Development

GW's Graduate School of Education and Human Development offers online Graduate Education Master’s programs that prepare leaders like you for research, policy, and practice in the fields of teaching, leadership and administration and education technology.

Programs
  • B.A. in Advertising and Public Relations with an Emphasis in Advertising Design
  • B.A. in Communications
  • B.S. in Marketing
  • Which career path will you take – Business, Nursing, Education, Psychology? Something else? GCU offers more than 100 majors to get you started!
  • Colangelo College of Business: Features more than 25 programs from the bachelor through the master's level, including several high-demand MBA programs and an accelerated accounting degree.
  • College of Nursing and Health Care Professions: Rich 25-year history providing outstanding health care and nursing degree programs, including an RN to BSN program & master's in nursing degrees.
  • College of Education: Whether you are looking to start or advance your career as a teacher or administrator, GCU offers bachelor’s and master’s in education degrees in key areas.
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences: Provides a job focused education and features a variety of programs from counseling and psychology to justice studies, history and English literature.
  • Does something else interest you? GCU also offers programs in Doctoral Studies; Theology; Science, Engineering & Technology; and Fine Arts & Production. Speak with an enrollment counselor today!
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.

More West Virginia 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
Philippi
Masters
751
Charles Town
Masters
14,769
Montgomery
Associate
760
Elkins
Bachelor
640
Fairmont
Masters
4,464
Glenville
Bachelor
1,441
Huntington
Associate
2,476
Huntington
Doctorate & First Professional
13,808
Beckley
Associate
2,232
Vienna
Bachelor
546
Keyser
Associate
1,608
Shepherdstown
Masters
4,119
West Liberty
Masters
2,405
Wheeling
Associate
3,128
Institute
Associate
1,634
Institute
Masters
3,218
Morgantown
Doctorate & First Professional
28,113
Montgomery
Bachelor
1,453
Buckhannon
Masters
1,275

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Public Relations Specialists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for West Virginia. 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
Charleston 120 $64,080
Morgantown 70 $48,210

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