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Public Administration Schools in Arizona

There are seven Arizona schools offering public administration programs. 310 students graduated with degrees from Arizona public administration schools in 2010. 162 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 108 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

284 students graduate from public administration programs in Arizona, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of public administration students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 25 students graduated with certificates in public administration, 11 with a degree at the associate's level, 162 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 108 with a master's level degree, and four with a degree at the doctorate level.

Seven public administration schools are located in this state. Out of these, four schools are public, while three schools are private. Tuition at a public public administration school varies from $7,672 to $8,237, while tuition at a private public administration school varies from $10,440 to $14,650.

Average tuition for programs in public administration is $8,728. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,672 every year, is at Northern Arizona University, the highest tuition for public administration programs, which is $14,650 each year, is at Brookline College-Phoenix.

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

Public Administration Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

284 students graduate from public administration programs in Arizona, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of public administration students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 25 students graduated with certificates in public administration, 11 with a degree at the associate's level, 162 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 108 with a master's level degree, and four with a degree at the doctorate level.

Public Administration Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 38
  • Certificate 2007: 28
  • Certificate 2008: 23
  • Certificate 2009: 22
  • Certificate 2010: 25
  • Associate 2006: 8
  • Associate 2007: 13
  • Associate 2008: 13
  • Associate 2009: 9
  • Associate 2010: 11
  • Bachelor 2006: 25
  • Bachelor 2007: 39
  • Bachelor 2008: 100
  • Bachelor 2009: 24
  • Bachelor 2010: 162
  • Master 2006: 95
  • Master 2007: 38
  • Master 2008: 115
  • Master 2009: 111
  • Master 2010: 108
  • Doctorate 2006: 5
  • Doctorate 2007: 0
  • Doctorate 2008: 7
  • Doctorate 2009: 8
  • Doctorate 2010: 4

Public Administration Program Availability in Arizona

Schools in this southwestern state offer a total of 16 programs in public administration. Of these programs, around 37.5% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Public Administration Program Availability in Arizona

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 6
  • Master: 4
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Legislators — Salary by Percentile

Legislators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15960
  • 25th Percentile: 17620
  • Median: 28830
  • 75th Percentile: 69220
  • 90th Percentile: 109710

Economists — Salary by Percentile

Economists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48770
  • 25th Percentile: 57120
  • Median: 74420
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Career Trends

Legislators — Employment Trend

Legislators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25420
  • Median Salary 2007: 33620
  • Median Salary 2008: 34290
  • Median Salary 2009: 35310
  • Median Salary 2010: 28830
  • Total Employed 2006: 850
  • Total Employed 2007: 1150
  • Total Employed 2008: 1120
  • Total Employed 2009: 1620
  • Total Employed 2010: 1390

Economists — Employment Trend

Economists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65890
  • Median Salary 2007: 66640
  • Median Salary 2008: 66740
  • Median Salary 2009: 70580
  • Median Salary 2010: 74420
  • Total Employed 2006: 100
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 120
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 280

Arizona vs National Public Administration Employment

Arizona vs National Public Administration Employment

  • Employed in Arizona: 2.115% (1670)

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1. Brookline College - Phoenix

2445 W. Dunlap Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 242-6265

Brookline College-Phoenix is 8.5 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one public administration program. It is the largest institution in the state of Arizona offering public administration in terms of programs.

2. The University of Phoenix - Southern Arizona

300 S. Craycroft Road
Tucson, AZ 85711-4574
(520) 881-6512

The University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona is a for-profit 4-year institution. UPX, which is near the center of the city, is located in Tucson, AZ. This small school is one of several campuses. UPX offers subjects such as forensic accounting and elementary education. Students are offered 26 bachelors level degrees and 16 degrees at the masters level by UOPX. In 2010, 2,275 students sought degrees from the 36 programs at UPX. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it.

3. Ottawa University - Phoenix

10020 North 25th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 371-1188

Ottawa University-Phoenix is 9.2 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one public administration program. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering public administration in terms of programs.

4. Rio Salado College

2323 W 14th St
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 517-8000

Rio Salado College is located in Tempe, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two public administration programs. More specifically, it offers students one public administration certificate and one associate's level degree in public administration. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering public administration in terms of programs.

5. The University of Phoenix - Phoenix-Hohokam

4635 E Elwood St
Phoenix, AZ 85040-1958
(480) 557-2000

The University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam, which is only a few miles from Phoenix, is in a rural setting and it offers one public administration program. It is a for-profit 4-year institution. UOPX is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering public administration in terms of programs.

6. Northern Arizona University

Knoles Drive- Babbitt Administrative Center
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4132
(928) 523-9011

Northern Arizona University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Flagstaff, AZ and it offers one program in public administration. Overall, 25,197 students pursue degrees in 254 Northern Arizona University programs. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fourth in the state of Arizona.

7. The University of Arizona

1401 E University
Tucson, AZ 85721-0066
(520) 621-2211

The University of Arizona offers two programs in public administration. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in public administration by Arizona and one degree at the master's level in public administration. This university, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Tucson, AZ. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the third largest institution in the state of Arizona offering public administration.

8. Northland Pioneer College

2251 E. Navajo Blvd.
Holbrook, AZ 86025-0610
(928) 524-7600

Northland Pioneer College is in Holbrook, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers two programs in public administration. Out of those, this community college offers students one certificate in public administration and one degree at the associate's level in public administration. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the largest institution in the state of Arizona offering public administration in terms of programs.

9. Estrella Mountain Community College

3000 N Dysart Rd
Avondale, AZ 85323-1000
(623) 935-8000

Founded in 1992, Estrella Mountain Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Avondale, Arizona. Students are offered 34 certificates and 34 associates level degrees by it. 8,122 students pursued degrees from the 52 programs at this college in 2010. It offers subjects such as accounting and technology. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This medium-sized college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.