Public Administration Schools In Arizona

Arizona has 14 accredited public administration schools where public administration faculty who teach public administration classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in public administration in the state of Arizona, which encompasses public administration training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Brookline College in Phoenix

    2445 W. Dunlap Ave., Phoenix, Arizona 85021

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  2. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Grand Canyon University

    3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85017

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  5. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

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  6. Northland Pioneer College

    2251 E. Navajo Blvd., Holbrook, Arizona 86025-0610

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  7. Ottawa University-Phoenix

    10020 North 25th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85021

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  8. University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus

    4635 E Elwood St, Phoenix, Arizona 85040-1958

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  9. Prescott College

    220 Grove Ave, Prescott, Arizona 86301

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  10. Rio Salado College

    2323 W 14th St, Tempe, Arizona 85281

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  11. Western International University

    9215 N Black Canyon Hwy., Phoenix, Arizona 85021

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  12. University of Phoenix-Online Campus

    3157 E. Elwood Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034-7209

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  13. Estrella Mountain Community College

    3000 N Dysart Rd, Avondale, Arizona 85323-1000

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  14. University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus

    300 S. Craycroft Road, Tucson, Arizona 85711-4574

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Public Administration Employment

Arizona 5,450
National 391,290

Of all of the public administration professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Arizona.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In Arizona

7,960 6,950 5,400 5,220 5,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Public Administration is a shrinking field in Arizona. In 2010 there were 2,510 less public administration professionals working in Arizona than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of public administration has shrunk by 32% in Arizona. This decline is faster than the change in the number of public administration professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of public administration professionals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Public Administration VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$75,440 $77,848 $82,120 $93,887 $109,330
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to public administration professionals are growing in Arizona. In 2006 public administration professionals made a mean salary of $75,440 per year, and in 2010 they made $109,330 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$48,208
25th percentile
$59,742
50th percentile
$81,465
75th percentile
$103,188
90th percentile
$124,911

Thus, there was a 31% growth in public administration professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Arizona state, within the field of public administration, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid public administration professionals earn 4% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Arizona

Business Administration
$78,543
Business Management
$89,260
Criminal Justice
$42,867
Political Science
$75,110
Public Administration
$109,330
Social Work
$45,688
Sociology
$75,720

In Arizona, public administration professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
3
bachelor
9
master
6
doctor
1
Certificate
4
Total23

As the number of public administration professionals is decreasing in Arizona state, the number of students graduating from the 14 accredited public administration schools in Arizona state is increasing. In Arizona, there were 285 graduates in 2006. And there were 315 graduates from public administration courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 11% percent increase in the number of public administration school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona. 39% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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