Public Administration Schools In Alabama

There are 13 accredited public administration schools in Alabama for faculty who teach public administration classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of public administration and public administration training in Alabama, which includes public administration training at the following levels:

  • Public Administration Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Public Administration
  • Masters degree in Public Administration
  • PhD degree in Public Administration


Schools

  1. University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Administration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0110

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Alabama in Huntsville

    301 Sparkman Dr, Huntsville, Alabama 35899

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Alabama State University

    915 S Jackson Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36101-0271

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. The University of Alabama

    739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0166

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Auburn University at Montgomery

    7440 East Drive, Montgomery, Alabama 36117-3596

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama, Auburn University, Alabama 36849

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Jacksonville State University

    700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, Alabama 36265

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Samford University

    800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35229-2240

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. University of South Alabama

    307 N University Blvd, Mobile, Alabama 36688-0002

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Talladega College

    627 W Battle St, Talladega, Alabama 35160

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Troy University

    University Avenue, Troy, Alabama 36082-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Strayer Alabama

    3570 Grandview Pkwy Ste 200, Birmingham, Alabama 35243

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. University of Phoenix-Birmingham Campus

    100 Corporate Dr Ste 150, Birmingham, Alabama 35242-2982

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Public Administration Employment

Alabama 3,320
National 391,290

Approximately 1% of the country's public administration professionals work in Alabama state.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In Alabama

5,080 5,770 5,600 4,680 3,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alabama, the field of public administration is shrinking. There were 1,760 less public administration professionals working in Alabama in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Alabama, this field has shrunk by 35% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for public administration professionals which shows a 4% decrease in the number of public administration professionals working around the nation.

Public Administration VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$69,970 $54,435 $80,090 $81,095 $83,052
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of public administration professionals is declining, the salaries paid to public administration professionals are increasing in Alabama. The mean salary for public administration professionals in 2006 was $69,970 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $83,052 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Alabama

10th percentile
$45,260
25th percentile
$58,192
50th percentile
$71,124
75th percentile
$78,236
90th percentile
$86,060

This represents a 16% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Alabama, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of public administration. The pay differential between the highest paid public administration professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 16%

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Alabama

Business Administration
$85,517
Business Management
$102,474
Criminal Justice
$40,720
Political Science
$68,850
Public Administration
$83,052
Social Work
$40,445
Sociology
$59,450

In Alabama, public administration professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Public Administration programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama

associate
0
bachelor
6
master
11
doctor
1
Certificate
2
Total20

As the number of public administration professionals is decreasing in Alabama state, the number of students graduating from the 13 accredited public administration schools in Alabama state is decreasing. In Alabama, there were 594 graduates in 2006. And there were 570 graduates from public administration courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 4% percent decrease in the number of public administration school degree or certificate graduates in Alabama. Most of these graduates, or 55%, earned a master's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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