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Public Administration Schools in Alabama

There are ten Alabama schools offering public administration programs. 431 students graduated with degrees from Alabama public administration schools in 2010. 348 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 79 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

396 students graduate from programs in this state in public administration, on average, per year. This accounts for 3% of public administration students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 79 students graduated with a degree in public administration at the bachelor's level, 348 with a master's level degree, and four with a degree at the doctorate level.

Ten public administration schools are in this state. And of these, while two schools are private, eight schools are public. While public public administration school tuition varies from $5,424 to $7,900, tuition at a private public administration school varies from $14,085 to $21,942.

Average tuition for programs in public administration is $8,571. The highest tuition for public administration programs, which is $21,942 each year, is at Stamford University, while the lowest tuition in Alabama, which is $5,424 every year, is at Jacksonville State University.

Alabama schools offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in public administration.

Public Administration Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

396 students graduate from programs in this state in public administration, on average, per year. This accounts for 3% of public administration students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 79 students graduated with a degree in public administration at the bachelor's level, 348 with a master's level degree, and four with a degree at the doctorate level.

Public Administration Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Bachelor 2006: 28
  • Bachelor 2007: 23
  • Bachelor 2008: 30
  • Bachelor 2009: 65
  • Bachelor 2010: 79
  • Master 2006: 427
  • Master 2007: 362
  • Master 2008: 325
  • Master 2009: 344
  • Master 2010: 348
  • Doctorate 2006: 8
  • Doctorate 2007: 6
  • Doctorate 2008: 6
  • Doctorate 2009: 6
  • Doctorate 2010: 4

Public Administration Program Availability in Alabama

Schools in Alabama offer a total of 13 programs in public administration. Of these programs, about 69.2% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the doctoral level.

Public Administration Program Availability in Alabama

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 2
  • Master: 9
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Legislators — Salary by Percentile

Legislators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15570
  • 25th Percentile: 15930
  • Median: 17150
  • 75th Percentile: 19060
  • 90th Percentile: 24540

Economists — Salary by Percentile

Economists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 46230
  • 25th Percentile: 54190
  • Median: 69590
  • 75th Percentile: 94230
  • 90th Percentile: 106650

Career Trends

Legislators — Employment Trend

Legislators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 13370
  • Median Salary 2007: 13770
  • Median Salary 2008: 14880
  • Median Salary 2009: 15780
  • Median Salary 2010: 17150
  • Total Employed 2006: 2010
  • Total Employed 2007: 1950
  • Total Employed 2008: 1580
  • Total Employed 2009: 1350
  • Total Employed 2010: 1200

Economists — Employment Trend

Economists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 66590
  • Median Salary 2007: 71950
  • Median Salary 2008: 77310
  • Median Salary 2009: 81020
  • Median Salary 2010: 69590
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Alabama vs National Public Administration Employment

Alabama vs National Public Administration Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 1.570% (1240)

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1. Strayer University - Alabama

3570 Grandview Pkwy Ste 200
Birmingham, AL 35243
(888) 378-7293

Strayer University-Alabama offers one program in public administration and Strayer, which is 7.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in Birmingham, AL. Overall, 1,396 students seek degrees in 25 Strayer programs. It ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Alabama.

2. Auburn University at Montgomery

7440 East Drive
Montgomery, AL 36117-3596
(334) 244-3000

Auburn University at Montgomery offers one public administration program and AUM is 7.2 miles from the center of the city. This school is one of 41 public post-secondary institutions in Alabama. AUM is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in public administration.

3. Talladega College

627 W Battle St
Talladega, AL 35160
(256) 761-6100

Talladega College is a historically black 4-year institution, founded in 1867. This school is in Talladega, AL. It offers subjects such as public administration and computer science. This school offers students 23 bachelors level degrees. 706 students sought degrees from the 23 programs at this school in 2010. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This school is one of 10 liberal arts colleges in Alabama.

4. The University of Phoenix - Birmingham

100 Corporate Dr Ste 150
Birmingham, AL 35242-2982
(205) 421-1200

The University of Phoenix-Birmingham is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Birmingham, AL. This specialized school is one of several campuses. Students are offered 15 degrees at the bachelors level and one degree at the masters level by it. 510 students sought degrees from the 15 programs at Phoenix in 2010. This school offers subjects such as educational leadership and human resources. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it.

5. Troy University

University Avenue
Troy, AL 36082-0001
(334) 670-3100

Troy University offers one public administration program. This school is one of 41 public post-secondary institutions in Alabama. This big school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering public administration in terms of programs.

6. The University of Alabama at Huntsville

301 Sparkman Dr
Huntsville, AL 35899
(256) 824-6120

The University of Alabama at Huntsville offers one public administration program and this university is 3.3 miles from the heart of downtown. Overall, 7,614 students pursue degrees in 75 programs at this medium-sized university. It ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Alabama.

7. Stamford University

800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229-2240
(205) 726-2011

Stamford University is in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama and this school offers one program in public administration. 4,715 students seek degrees in 79 programs at Samford, overall. This school is the second largest institution in the state of Alabama offering public administration.

8. The University of South Alabama

307 N University Blvd
Mobile, AL 36688-0002
(251) 460-6101

The University of South Alabama offers one public administration program and USA, which is near the center of the city, is in Mobile, AL. It is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama. This university is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in public administration.

9. The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Administration Bldg Suite 1070
Birmingham, AL 35294-0110
(205) 934-4011

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one public administration program. UAB is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the second oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering public administration programs.

10. Auburn University

Auburn- Alabama
Auburn, AL 36849
(334) 844-4000

Auburn University is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown. Auburn offers four public administration programs. Specifically, this university offers one certificate in public administration to students, one public administration degree at the bachelor's level, one degree at the master's level in public administration, and one public administration degree at the doctorate level. This university is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama. In terms of enrollment, Auburn ranks third in the state of Alabama.

11. Jacksonville State University

700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL 36265
(256) 782-5781

Jacksonville State University is located in the suburbs of Jacksonville, Alabama and it offers one program in public administration. This mid-sized school is a public 4-year institution. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering public administration.

12. The University of Alabama

739 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0166
(205) 348-6010

The University of Alabama, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Tuscaloosa, AL and it offers one public administration program. 30,127 students pursue degrees in 188 Alabama programs, overall. UA is the biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering public administration.