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Public Administration Schools in Kansas

There are five Kansas schools offering public administration programs. In 2010, 112 students graduated from programs at Kansas public administration schools. 60 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 29 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

103 students graduate from public administration programs in this state, on average, each year. Of those, 29 students graduated with certificates in public administration, one with an associate's level degree, 20 with a bachelor's level degree, 60 with a master's level degree, and two with a degree at the doctorate level.

Five public administration schools are in this state. Of these, five schools are public. Tuition at a public public administration school varies from $430 to $8,733.

Average tuition for programs in public administration is $7,276. The highest tuition for public administration programs, which is $8,733 each year, is at the University of Kansas, while the lowest tuition in this state is at Haskell Indian Nations University.

Kansas schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing public administration.

Public Administration Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

103 students graduate from public administration programs in this state, on average, each year. Of those, 29 students graduated with certificates in public administration, one with an associate's level degree, 20 with a bachelor's level degree, 60 with a master's level degree, and two with a degree at the doctorate level.

Public Administration Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 10
  • Certificate 2007: 16
  • Certificate 2008: 14
  • Certificate 2009: 17
  • Certificate 2010: 29
  • Associate 2006: 2
  • Associate 2007: 10
  • Associate 2008: 2
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 1
  • Bachelor 2006: 2
  • Bachelor 2007: 10
  • Bachelor 2008: 15
  • Bachelor 2009: 21
  • Bachelor 2010: 20
  • Master 2006: 64
  • Master 2007: 79
  • Master 2008: 62
  • Master 2009: 65
  • Master 2010: 60
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 0
  • Doctorate 2008: 2
  • Doctorate 2009: 0
  • Doctorate 2010: 2

Public Administration Program Availability in Kansas

Schools in Kansas offer a total of eight programs in public administration. Of these programs, about 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 Kansas

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

Career Trends

Legislators — Salary by Percentile

Legislators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20490
  • 25th Percentile: 22690
  • Median: 42460
  • 75th Percentile: 69130
  • 90th Percentile: 114380

Economists — Salary by Percentile

Economists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44220
  • 25th Percentile: 55580
  • Median: 67820
  • 75th Percentile: 99860
  • 90th Percentile: 119680

Career Trends

Legislators — Employment Trend

Legislators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26380
  • Median Salary 2007: 29410
  • Median Salary 2008: 30400
  • Median Salary 2009: 29390
  • Median Salary 2010: 42460
  • Total Employed 2006: 740
  • Total Employed 2007: 700
  • Total Employed 2008: 840
  • Total Employed 2009: 620
  • Total Employed 2010: 520

Economists — Employment Trend

Economists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60155
  • Median Salary 2007: 62390
  • Median Salary 2008: 64690
  • Median Salary 2009: 63610
  • Median Salary 2010: 67820
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Kansas vs National Public Administration Employment

Kansas vs National Public Administration Employment

  • Employed in Kansas: 0.709% (560)

Public Administration Schools in Kansas

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1. Independence Community College

1057 West College Avenue
Independence, KS 67301-0708
(620) 331-4100

Independence Community College offers one public administration program. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. In terms of enrollment, this public college ranks second in the state of Kansas.

2. The University of Phoenix - Wichita

3020 N. Cypress Dr Ste 150
Wichita, KS 67226-4009
(316) 630-8121

The University of Phoenix-Wichita is a for-profit 4-year institution. Phoenix, which is 6.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Wichita, KS. Phoenix is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as business management, management, and criminal justice. Students are offered 14 degrees at the bachelors level and one masters level degree by UPX. In 2010, 111 students sought degrees from the 14 programs at this school. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

3. Haskell Indian Nations University

155 Indian Ave
Lawrence, KS 66046-4800
(785) 749-8404

Haskell Indian Nations University offers one program in public administration and Haskells, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Lawrence, KS. This public university is the only tribal college in Kansas. It is the oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering public administration programs.

4. MidAmerica Nazarene University

2030 E College Way
Olathe, KS 66062-1899
(913) 782-3750

MidAmerica Nazarene University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1966. It is in the suburbs of Olathe, Kansas. It offers students one certificate, two degrees at the associates level, 46 bachelors level degrees, and eight degrees at the masters level. 1,764 students pursued degrees from the 53 programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects such as business administration and educational leadership. This liberal arts college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This small school is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Kansas.

5. The University of Kansas

The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-2700

The University of Kansas, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Lawrence, KS. It offers three programs in public administration. Specifically, KU offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in public administration, one master's level public administration degree, and one doctorate level public administration degree. KU is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Kansas offering public administration.

6. Barton County Community College

245 NE 30th Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 792-2701

Founded in 1965, Barton County Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is in Great Bend, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college is the 12th largest institution in the state of Kansas. It offers 20 certificates and 79 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 4,495 students pursued degrees from the 88 programs at this college. It offers subjects including business and forestry. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This community college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

7. Washburn University

1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621-0001
(785) 670-1010

Founded in 1865, Washburn University is a public 4-year institution. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Topeka, KS. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Kansas. Washburn offers subjects such as counseling, nursing, and political science. Students are offered 14 certificates, 21 associates level degrees, 64 bachelors level degrees, ten masters level degrees, and one degree at the doctoral level by it. 7,230 students sought degrees from the 89 programs at this school in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This school is one of 34 public post-secondary institutions in Kansas.

8. Kansas State University

Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-6250

Kansas State University is in town of Manhattan, Kansas and it offers one public administration program. It is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Kansas. In terms of enrollment, Kansas State ranks second in the state of Kansas.

9. Wichita State University

1845 Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260-0124
(316) 978-3456

Wichita State University is near the center of the city. Wichita State offers two programs in public administration. Specifically, it offers one certificate in public administration to students and one master's level degree in public administration. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. Wichita State is the third oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in public administration.