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Speech Communication

General Classroom

Persuasion is a highly marketable skill.

At Butler you develop the confidence and skills to be an effective public speaker. You learn how to prepare a speech, analyze an audience, and sharpen the listening and non-verbal skills that are critical to interpersonal communication. Become confident with your ability to speak in front of others. Go straight to a career in sales, customer service, or communication or head to a four-year college.  More about Speech Communication.

Estimated tuition for Speech Communication = $10,020**

**This includes two years of tuition based on being a Kansas Resident and taking 60 credit hours, estimated fees, and estimated books. Housing and meal plans not included. Fees may vary depending on specific degree path.

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CAREERS IN THIS FIELD

The graph below illustrates local salaries based on a career path related to this degree. Each career path varies as does the necessary training required.* For further information, connect with your program’s lead instructor.

Public Relations Specialists


$24.34 hourly wage
265 annual job openings


2365 Public Relations Specialists are currently employed in Kansas.


*Salaries will vary based on degree level obtained and years of experience. The accuracy of EMSI data is deemed reliable but not guaranteed by Butler Community College and is subject to change.