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Public Administration Schools in Michigan

There are 13 Michigan schools offering public administration programs. 570 students graduated with degrees from Michigan public administration schools in 2010. 423 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 134 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

584 students graduate from programs in this state in public administration, on average, per year. This accounts for 4% of students who US schools graduate from public administration programs. Out of those, 13 students graduated with certificates in public administration, 134 with a bachelor's level degree, and 423 with a master's level degree.

13 public administration schools are in this state. Out of these, 13 schools are public. Tuition at a public public administration school varies from $7,308 to $11,837.

Average tuition for programs in public administration is $9,461. The highest tuition for public administration programs, which is $11,837 every year, is at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, while the lowest tuition in this state is at Saginaw Valley State University.

Public administration schools in this state offer certificates, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Public Administration Program Completions in Michigan 2006 - 2010

584 students graduate from programs in this state in public administration, on average, per year. This accounts for 4% of students who US schools graduate from public administration programs. Out of those, 13 students graduated with certificates in public administration, 134 with a bachelor's level degree, and 423 with a master's level degree.

Public Administration Program Completions in Michigan 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 8
  • Certificate 2007: 10
  • Certificate 2008: 15
  • Certificate 2009: 12
  • Certificate 2010: 13
  • Bachelor 2006: 109
  • Bachelor 2007: 103
  • Bachelor 2008: 121
  • Bachelor 2009: 127
  • Bachelor 2010: 134
  • Master 2006: 409
  • Master 2007: 381
  • Master 2008: 463
  • Master 2009: 438
  • Master 2010: 423

Public Administration Program Availability in Michigan

Schools in this state offer a total of 23 public administration programs. Of these programs, around 47.8% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Public Administration Program Availability in Michigan

  • Certificate: 3
  • Bachelor: 9
  • Master: 11

Career Trends

Legislators — Salary by Percentile

Legislators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16010
  • 25th Percentile: 16950
  • Median: 19200
  • 75th Percentile: 61170
  • 90th Percentile: 87060

Economists — Salary by Percentile

Economists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55090
  • 25th Percentile: 63850
  • Median: 78490
  • 75th Percentile: 92000
  • 90th Percentile: 131460

Career Trends

Legislators — Employment Trend

Legislators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25400
  • Median Salary 2007: 37180
  • Median Salary 2008: 24110
  • Median Salary 2009: 20370
  • Median Salary 2010: 19200
  • Total Employed 2006: 1480
  • Total Employed 2007: 1150
  • Total Employed 2008: 1230
  • Total Employed 2009: 1710
  • Total Employed 2010: 2090

Economists — Employment Trend

Economists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69650
  • Median Salary 2007: 76210
  • Median Salary 2008: 88230
  • Median Salary 2009: 80840
  • Median Salary 2010: 78490
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 210
  • Total Employed 2008: 140
  • Total Employed 2009: 160
  • Total Employed 2010: 210

Michigan vs National Public Administration Employment

Michigan vs National Public Administration Employment

  • Employed in Michigan: 2.913% (2300)

Public Administration Schools in Michigan

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1. The University of Phoenix - West Michigan

318 River Ridge Dr NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49544-1683
(616) 647-5100

The University of Phoenix-West Michigan is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Grand Rapids, Michigan. It is one of several campuses. This school offers subjects such as forensic accounting and healthcare. Students are offered 32 degrees at the bachelors level and three masters level degrees by this school. In 2010, 717 students sought degrees from the 34 programs at this very small school. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

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2. The University of Michigan - Dearborn

4901 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128-1491
(313) 593-5000

The University of Michigan-Dearborn is 2.7 miles from the heart of downtown and this school offers one program in public administration. It is one of 46 public post-secondary institutions in Michigan. UM-Dearborn is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering public administration in terms of programs.

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3. The University of Phoenix - Metro Detroit

5480 Corporate Dr Ste 240
Troy, MI 48098-2623
(248) 925-4100

The University of Phoenix-Metro Detroit is a for-profit 4-year institution. Phoenix, which is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Troy, MI. UPX is one of several campuses. Phoenix offers subjects including emergency management, business, and human services. Students are offered 23 degrees at the bachelors level and 14 degrees at the masters level by this small school. 2,255 students sought degrees from the 33 programs at Phoenix in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits UOPX.

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4. Eastern Michigan University

Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(734) 487-1849

Eastern Michigan University is located in the suburbs of Ypsilanti, Michigan. It offers three public administration programs. More specifically, it offers students one public administration certificate, one public administration degree at the bachelor's level, and one master's level public administration degree. 23,565 students seek degrees in 269 EMU programs, overall. This big school is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering public administration.

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5. Saginaw Valley State University

7400 Bay Rd
University Center, MI 48710
(989) 964-4000

Saginaw Valley State University is located in University Center, Michigan, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in public administration. Specifically, this school offers students one bachelor's level public administration degree and one degree at the master's level in public administration. 10,656 students seek degrees in 91 Saginaw Valley programs, overall.

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6. The University of Michigan - Flint

303 E Kearsley
Flint, MI 48502-1950
(810) 762-3000

The University of Michigan-Flint is in the center of Flint. UM-F offers two public administration programs. Specifically, UM-F offers students one bachelor's level public administration degree and one degree at the master's level in public administration. Overall, 8,138 students seek degrees in 83 UM-F programs. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering public administration programs.

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7. Western Michigan University

1903 West Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5167
(269) 387-3530

Western Michigan University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Kalamazoo, MI and it offers one public administration program. Overall, 25,045 students seek degrees in 251 programs at this big university. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Michigan offering public administration.

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8. The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
(734) 764-1817

The University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is located in the center of Ann Arbor and the U of M offers one public administration program. 41,924 students pursue degrees in 355 programs at U-M, overall. In terms of programs, Michigan is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering public administration.

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9. Northern Michigan University

1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 227-1000

Northern Michigan University, which is very close to Marquette, Michigan, is located in a rural area. This school offers two programs in public administration. Out of those, it offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in public administration and one master's level public administration degree. Overall, 9,417 students pursue degrees in 160 programs at NMW.

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10. Michigan State University

Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1046
(517) 355-1855

Michigan State University offers one program in public administration and this university is located in East Lansing, Michigan, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering programs in public administration.

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11. Central Michigan University

Central Michigan College
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
(989) 774-4000

Central Michigan University is located in Mount Pleasant, MI. It offers two public administration programs. Specifically, students are offered one public administration certificate by it and one master's level public administration degree. 28,292 students pursue degrees in 225 Central Michigan University programs, overall. Central is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering programs in public administration.

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12. Oakland University

Oakland University
Rochester Hills, MI 48309-4401
(248) 370-2100

Oakland University offers two programs in public administration. More specifically, this school offers one public administration degree at the bachelor's level to students and one public administration degree at the master's level. Oakland is in the suburbs of Rochester Hills, Michigan. This school is one of 46 public post-secondary institutions in Michigan. It is the eighth largest institution in the state of Michigan offering public administration.

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13. Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 577-2424

Wayne State University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Detroit, MI. This university offers two programs in public administration. Of those, it offers students one bachelor's level public administration degree and one degree at the master's level in public administration. This large university is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Michigan. In terms of programs, this university is the seventh largest institution in the state of Michigan offering public administration.

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14. Ferris State University

1201 S State St
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2251
(231) 591-2000

Ferris State University is located in Big Rapids, MI and it offers one program in public administration. FSU is one of 46 public post-secondary institutions in Michigan. This school is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering public administration.

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15. Grand Valley State University

1 Campus Dr
Allendale, MI 49401-9403
(616) 331-2020

Grand Valley State University offers three public administration programs. Out of those, it offers one certificate in public administration to students, one bachelor's level degree in public administration, and one degree at the master's level in public administration. This liberal arts college is in the suburbs of Allendale, Michigan. GVSU is one of 12 liberal arts colleges in Michigan. This public school is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering public administration.