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Data about the Discipline

New Data about the Discipline

May 25, 2016

NCA recently released several new reports ranging from an assessment of academic job openings in Communication in the last year to a short report depicting average faculty salaries by discipline. Click below to access the latest data about the Communication discipline. 

Academic Job Listings in Communication Report. Advertisements for academic Communication job openings are increasing even while many similar academic disciplines are reporting decreases.

A Profile of the Communication Doctorate provides information about Communication doctoral recipients, based on recently released data from the 2014 National Science Foundation’s Survey of Earned Doctorates.

Geographical Distribution of Communication Departments reveals that of the 795 Communication departments granting a baccalaureate degree in Communication, nearly 40 percent are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Why Study Communication details the important skills and attributes that Communication majors bring to the work place.

Average Faculty Salaries, By Discipline, 2015-2016 uses data from the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources to provide aggregate salary information for faculty in Communication and other selected disciplines.