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Public Administration Schools in Florida

There are 18 schools in the state of Florida offering public administration programs. In 2010, 773 students graduated with degrees from Florida public administration schools. 411 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 304 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 721 students graduate from public administration programs in this state each year. This accounts for 5% of public administration students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 25 students graduated with public administration certificates, 21 with a degree at the associate's level, 304 with a bachelor's level degree, 411 with a master's level degree, and 12 with a degree at the doctorate level.

18 public administration schools are located in this gulf state. Out of these, while six schools are private, 12 schools are public. While private public administration school tuition varies from $13,860 to $37,836, tuition at a public public administration school varies from $2,158 to $5,238.

Average tuition for programs in public administration is $11,403. The highest tuition for public administration programs, which is $37,836 every year, is at the University of Miami, while the lowest tuition in Florida, which is $2,158 every year, is at Palm Beach State College.

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

Public Administration Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

On average, 721 students graduate from public administration programs in this state each year. This accounts for 5% of public administration students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 25 students graduated with public administration certificates, 21 with a degree at the associate's level, 304 with a bachelor's level degree, 411 with a master's level degree, and 12 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Public Administration Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1
  • Certificate 2007: 1
  • Certificate 2008: 15
  • Certificate 2009: 35
  • Certificate 2010: 25
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 1
  • Associate 2008: 6
  • Associate 2009: 12
  • Associate 2010: 21
  • Bachelor 2006: 322
  • Bachelor 2007: 297
  • Bachelor 2008: 303
  • Bachelor 2009: 287
  • Bachelor 2010: 304
  • Master 2006: 241
  • Master 2007: 298
  • Master 2008: 333
  • Master 2009: 305
  • Master 2010: 411
  • Doctorate 2006: 18
  • Doctorate 2007: 16
  • Doctorate 2008: 12
  • Doctorate 2009: 19
  • Doctorate 2010: 12

Public Administration Program Availability in Florida

Schools in Florida offer a total of 32 programs in public administration. Of these programs, approximately 37.5% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Public Administration Program Availability in Florida

  • Certificate: 6
  • Associate: 4
  • Bachelor: 6
  • Master: 12
  • Doctorate: 4

Career Trends

Legislators — Salary by Percentile

Legislators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24870
  • 25th Percentile: 27380
  • Median: 31640
  • 75th Percentile: 42020
  • 90th Percentile: 63870

Economists — Salary by Percentile

Economists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42860
  • 25th Percentile: 50350
  • Median: 70930
  • 75th Percentile: 90260
  • 90th Percentile: 124030

Career Trends

Legislators — Employment Trend

Legislators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27860
  • Median Salary 2007: 30210
  • Median Salary 2008: 30890
  • Median Salary 2009: 30910
  • Median Salary 2010: 31640
  • Total Employed 2006: 1850
  • Total Employed 2007: 1740
  • Total Employed 2008: 1440
  • Total Employed 2009: 1630
  • Total Employed 2010: 1610

Economists — Employment Trend

Economists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 72510
  • Median Salary 2007: 79540
  • Median Salary 2008: 74000
  • Median Salary 2009: 72390
  • Median Salary 2010: 70930
  • Total Employed 2006: 310
  • Total Employed 2007: 300
  • Total Employed 2008: 170
  • Total Employed 2009: 190
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

Florida vs National Public Administration Employment

Florida vs National Public Administration Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 2.267% (1790)

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1. The University of Phoenix - Central Florida

2290 Lucien Way- Suite 400
Maitland, FL 32751-7001
(407) 667-0555

The University of Phoenix-Central Florida is a for-profit 4-year institution. UPX is located in the suburbs of Maitland, Florida. It is one of several campuses. It offers subjects including communications and accounting. Students are offered 31 degrees at the bachelors level and nine degrees at the masters level by it. In 2010, 1,567 students sought degrees from the 38 programs at this school. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

2. Lynn University

3601 N. Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33431-5598
(561) 237-7000

Lynn University, which is 2.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in Boca Raton, FL and it offers one public administration program. This small school is a 4-year institution. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering public administration in terms of programs.

3. The University of Phoenix - South Florida

600 N. Pine Island Road Suite 500
Plantation, FL 33324-1393
(954) 382-5303

The University of Phoenix-South Florida is a for-profit 4-year institution. UPX is in the suburbs of Plantation, Florida. This school is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as elementary education, public administration, and health information. It offers students 30 bachelors level degrees and 13 masters level degrees. 2,208 students sought degrees from the 39 programs at this school in 2010. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

4. The University of Phoenix - West Florida

12802 Tampa Oaks Blvd Ste 200
Temple Terrace, FL 33637-1920
(813) 626-7911

The University of Phoenix-West Florida is a for-profit 4-year institution. UPX is located in the suburbs of Temple Terrace, Florida. Phoenix is one of several campuses. This school offers 32 bachelors level degrees and nine degrees at the masters level to students. 1,012 students sought degrees from the 38 programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects such as nursing, healthcare management, and web development. Phoenix is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

5. Strayer University - Florida

4902 Eisenhower Blvd Ste 100
Tampa, FL 33634
(888) 378-7293

Strayer University-Florida is located in the suburbs of Tampa, Florida and this school offers one program in public administration. Strayer is a for-profit 4-year institution.

6. Flagler College - St Augustine

74 King Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 829-6481

Flagler College-St Augustine is in the suburbs of St. Augustine, Florida and Flagler offers one program in public administration. 2,753 students seek degrees in 23 Flagler programs, overall. In terms of programs, Flagler is the second biggest institution in the state of Florida offering public administration.

7. Barry University

11300 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33161-6695
(800) 756-6000

Barry University is located in the suburbs of Miami, Florida. This school offers two programs in public administration. Of those, Barry offers one public administration degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level public administration degree. Barry is the largest institution in the state of Florida offering public administration in terms of programs.

8. The University of South Florida - Main

4202 East Fowler Ave
Tampa, FL 33620-9951
(813) 974-2011

The University of South Florida-Main offers one public administration program and USF, which is 7.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Tampa, FL. 40,431 students seek degrees in 206 programs at USF, overall.

9. St Petersburg College

6021 142nd Ave
Largo, FL 33760
(727) 341-4772

St Petersburg College is in the suburbs of Largo, Florida. It offers two public administration programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in public administration by it and one associate's level public administration degree. Overall, 31,793 students seek degrees in 102 programs at SPC. This big school is the oldest institution in the state of Florida offering public administration programs.

10. The University of Central Florida

4000 Central Florida Blvd
Orlando, FL 32816
(407) 823-2000

The University of Central Florida is in the suburbs of Orlando, Florida. This university offers two programs in public administration. Out of those, students are offered one public administration degree at the bachelor's level by it and one master's level degree in public administration. Overall, 56,106 students seek degrees in 184 UCF programs. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Florida offering public administration programs.

11. The University of Phoenix - North Florida

4500 Salisbury Road N Ste 200
Jacksonville, FL 32216-0959
(904) 636-6645

The University of Phoenix-North Florida is a for-profit 4-year institution. UOPX, which is 6.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Jacksonville, FL. This school is one of several campuses. Phoenix offers 32 degrees at the bachelors level and nine degrees at the masters level to students. In 2010, 1,353 students pursued degrees from the 38 programs at this school. It offers subjects such as communications and computer networking. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

12. Indian River State College

3209 Virginia Ave
Fort Pierce, FL 34981-5596
(772) 462-4772

Indian River State College is in the suburbs of Fort Pierce, Florida. It offers two programs in public administration. Out of those, this school offers students one public administration certificate and one public administration degree at the associate's level. IRSC is a public 4-year institution. IRSC is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in public administration.

13. Florida Atlantic University

777 Glades Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991
(561) 297-3000

Florida Atlantic University, which is near the center of the city, is in Boca Raton, FL. It offers three programs in public administration. Of those, this public university offers one degree at the bachelor's level in public administration to students, one master's level degree in public administration, and one doctorate level degree in public administration. FAU is one of 15 research universities in Florida. FAU is the biggest institution in the state of Florida offering public administration in terms of programs.

14. Broward College

225 E las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 201-7400

Broward College is in the center of Fort Lauderdale. It offers two public administration programs. Out of those, students are offered one public administration certificate by it and one degree at the associate's level in public administration. 40,375 students seek degrees in 87 Broward College programs, overall. This school is the largest institution in the state of Florida offering public administration in terms of programs.

15. Florida International University

11200 S. W. 8 Street
Miami, FL 33199
(305) 348-2000

Florida International University is in the suburbs of Miami, Florida. It offers four programs in public administration. Out of those, this university offers students one certificate in public administration, one public administration degree at the bachelor's level, one master's level degree in public administration, and one public administration degree at the doctorate level. Overall, 42,197 students seek degrees in 211 programs at this university. This university ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Florida.

16. Palm Beach State College

4200 Congress Ave
Lake Worth, FL 33461-4796
(561) 967-7222

Palm Beach State College offers one public administration program and this school is in the suburbs of Lake Worth, Florida. This public school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. In terms of programs, it is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering public administration.

17. Nova Southeastern University

3301 College Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796
(954) 262-7300

Nova Southeastern University offers two programs in public administration. More specifically, it offers one degree at the master's level in public administration to students and one degree at the doctorate level in public administration. NSU is in the suburbs of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This large university is a 4-year research institution. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in public administration.

18. Northwest Florida State College

100 College Blvd
Niceville, FL 32578-1295
(850) 678-5111

Northwest Florida State College is located in the suburbs of Niceville, Florida. NWFSC offers two public administration programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in public administration by it and one associate's level degree in public administration. It is a public 4-year institution. This school is the third biggest institution in the state of Florida offering public administration in terms of programs.

19. The University of North Florida

1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224-2645
(904) 620-1000

The University of North Florida offers one program in public administration and this university, which is 9.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Jacksonville, FL. 16,153 students pursue degrees in 84 UNF programs, overall. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering public administration programs.

20. The University of Miami

University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL 33124
(305) 284-2211

The University of Miami is in the suburbs of Coral Gables, Florida and it offers one public administration program. Overall, 15,657 students seek degrees in 266 UM programs. The U is the second oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in public administration.

21. Florida State University

222 S. Copeland Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1037
(850) 644-2525

Florida State University, which is near the center of the city, is in Tallahassee, FL. FSU offers two public administration programs. Of those, students are offered one public administration degree at the master's level by this university and one public administration degree at the doctorate level. 40,416 students pursue degrees in 281 programs at this public university, overall. It is the oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in public administration.

22. Florida Gulf Coast University

10501 Fgcu Blvd S
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
(239) 590-1000

Florida Gulf Coast University, which is several miles from Fort Myers, is located in a rural area and it offers one program in public administration. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

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