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Public Administration Schools in Georgia

There are 14 schools in the state of Georgia offering public administration programs. In 2010, 356 students graduated from programs at Georgia public administration schools. 340 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and eight of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees.

Overview

345 students graduate from programs in this state in public administration, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from public administration programs. More specifically, five students graduated with public administration certificates, three with a bachelor's level degree, 340 with a degree at the master's level, and eight with a degree at the doctorate level.

14 public administration schools are in this state. And out of these, while three schools are private, 11 schools are public. While private public administration school tuition varies from $14,085 to $20,130, tuition at a public public administration school varies from $4,592 to $8,736.

Average tuition for public administration programs is $8,204. The lowest tuition in Georgia, which is $4,592 each year, is at Albany State University, while the highest tuition for public administration programs, which is $20,130 every year, is at Brenau University.

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

Public Administration Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

345 students graduate from programs in this state in public administration, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from public administration programs. More specifically, five students graduated with public administration certificates, three with a bachelor's level degree, 340 with a degree at the master's level, and eight with a degree at the doctorate level.

Public Administration Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 3
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 2
  • Certificate 2010: 5
  • Bachelor 2006: 17
  • Bachelor 2007: 13
  • Bachelor 2008: 6
  • Bachelor 2009: 3
  • Bachelor 2010: 3
  • Master 2006: 338
  • Master 2007: 286
  • Master 2008: 321
  • Master 2009: 301
  • Master 2010: 340
  • Doctorate 2006: 4
  • Doctorate 2007: 6
  • Doctorate 2008: 7
  • Doctorate 2009: 7
  • Doctorate 2010: 8

Public Administration Program Availability in Georgia

Georgia schools offer a total of 18 public administration programs. Of these programs, about 77.8% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the doctoral level and the bachelors level.

Public Administration Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 14
  • Doctorate: 2

Career Trends

Legislators — Salary by Percentile

Legislators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15530
  • 25th Percentile: 15860
  • Median: 16660
  • 75th Percentile: 18400
  • 90th Percentile: 19500

Economists — Salary by Percentile

Economists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41900
  • 25th Percentile: 71900
  • Median: 91190
  • 75th Percentile: 111980
  • 90th Percentile: 135580

Career Trends

Legislators — Employment Trend

Legislators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 14190
  • Median Salary 2007: 14450
  • Median Salary 2008: 14850
  • Median Salary 2009: 15570
  • Median Salary 2010: 16660
  • Total Employed 2006: 1550
  • Total Employed 2007: 1970
  • Total Employed 2008: 1880
  • Total Employed 2009: 2060
  • Total Employed 2010: 2000

Economists — Employment Trend

Economists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 75870
  • Median Salary 2007: 76810
  • Median Salary 2008: 78540
  • Median Salary 2009: 86500
  • Median Salary 2010: 91190
  • Total Employed 2006: 240
  • Total Employed 2007: 220
  • Total Employed 2008: 220
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 190

Georgia vs National Public Administration Employment

Georgia vs National Public Administration Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 2.774% (2190)

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1. North Georgia College & State University

82 College Circle
Dahlonega, GA 30597-1001
(706) 864-1400

North Georgia College & State University Offers one public administration program and this school is located in town of Dahlonega, Georgia. This school is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

2. The University of Phoenix - Savannah

8001 Chatham Center Dr Ste 200
Savannah, GA 31405-7400
(912) 232-0531

The University of Phoenix-Savannah is a for-profit 4-year institution. UOPX is in Savannah, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. UPX is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as human resources and entrepreneurship. UOPX offers 22 bachelors level degrees and two degrees at the masters level to students. 865 students pursued degrees from the 23 programs at this school in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it.

3. Augusta State University

2500 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904-2200
(706) 737-1405

Augusta State University is near the heart of downtown and Augusta State offers one public administration program. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering public administration.

4. The University of Phoenix - Columbus Georgia

4747 Hamilton Rd Ste E
Columbus, GA 31904-6359
(706) 320-1266

The University of Phoenix-Columbus Georgia is a for-profit 4-year institution. Phoenix, which is 3.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Columbus, GA. UOPX is one of several campuses. Students are offered 16 bachelors level degrees and four masters level degrees by this small school. In 2010, 1,351 students sought degrees from the 17 programs at Phoenix. UPX offers subjects such as entrepreneurship and business management. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

5. The University of Phoenix - Augusta

3152 Perimeter Pkwy
Augusta, GA 30909-4583
(706) 868-2000

The University of Phoenix-Augusta is a for-profit 4-year institution. Phoenix, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Augusta, GA. It is one of several campuses. It offers subjects including business and human resources. This school offers students 21 bachelors level degrees and four masters level degrees. 1,345 students sought degrees from the 23 programs at this school in 2010. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

6. The University of Phoenix - Atlanta

8200 Roberts Dr
Sandy Springs, GA 30350-4147
(678) 731-0555

The University of Phoenix-Atlanta is a for-profit 4-year institution. Phoenix, which is 4.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Sandy Springs, GA. It is one of several campuses. UPX offers subjects including criminal justice, computer science, and finance. It offers 23 degrees at the bachelors level and nine masters level degrees to students. 1,785 students sought degrees from the 28 programs at this school in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this school.

7. Strayer University - Georgia

3355 Northeast Expwy- Ste 100
Atlanta, GA 30341
(888) 378-7293

Strayer University-Georgia is located in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia and it offers one program in public administration. It is a for-profit 4-year institution.

8. The University of West Georgia

1601 Maple St
Carrollton, GA 30118-0001
(678) 839-5000

The University of West Georgia is in Carrollton, GA. It offers two public administration programs. Specifically, this school offers one certificate in public administration to students and one degree at the master's level in public administration. UWG is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. In terms of programs, this mid-sized school is the biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering public administration.

9. Savannah State University

3219 College Street
Savannah, GA 31404-5310
(912) 358-4778

Savannah State University is in the suburbs of Savannah, Georgia and it offers one public administration program. It is a historically black, public, 4-year institution. SSU is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering public administration programs.

10. Albany State University

504 College Dr.
Albany, GA 31705
(229) 430-4600

Albany State University is 1.0 miles from the center of the city and this school offers one program in public administration. 4,653 students seek degrees in 41 programs at ASU, overall. In terms of programs, ASU is the biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering public administration.

11. The University of Georgia

University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
(706) 542-3000

The University of Georgia offers two programs in public administration. Out of those, it offers students one degree at the master's level in public administration and one doctorate level degree in public administration. This large university, which is near the center of the city, is in Athens, GA. It is one of 5 institutions with a medical school in Georgia. This university is the biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering public administration.

12. Kennesaw State University

1000 Chastain Rd
Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591
(770) 423-6000

Kennesaw State University offers one public administration program and this school is located in the suburbs of Kennesaw, Georgia. Overall, 23,452 students seek degrees in 67 Kennesaw State University programs. In terms of programs, KSU is the seventh largest institution in the state of Georgia offering public administration.

13. Brenau University

500 Washington Street SE
Gainesville, GA 30501-3668
(770) 534-6299

Brenau University is located in the center of Gainesville and this school offers one program in public administration. Overall, 2,770 students seek degrees in 59 programs at Brenau. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in public administration.

14. Clark Atlanta University

223 James P Brawley Drive- S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30314-4391
(404) 880-8000

Clark Atlanta University is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in public administration. This school is a historically black 4-year institution.

15. Georgia State University

33 gilmer st
Atlanta, GA 30303-3083
(404) 413-2000

Georgia State University offers one public administration program and Georgia State is in the center of Atlanta. This university is one of 6 research universities in Georgia. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering public administration.

16. Georgia College & State University

231 W Hancock Street
Milledgeville, GA 31061
(478) 445-2770

Georgia College & State University Offers one program in public administration and it is located in Milledgeville, GA. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, GCSU is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering public administration.

17. Georgia Southern University

Hwy 301 South
Statesboro, GA 30460
(912) 478-5391

Georgia Southern University is located in Statesboro, GA and it offers one program in public administration. This school is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering public administration in terms of programs.

18. Valdosta State University

1500 N Patterson
Valdosta, GA 31698
(229) 333-5800

Valdosta State University offers two public administration programs. Of those, students are offered one master's level degree in public administration by it and one doctorate level public administration degree. It is near the center of the city. Overall, 12,898 students pursue degrees in 88 programs at this big school. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks sixth in the state of Georgia.