Public Administration Schools In Arkansas

There are 11 accredited public administration schools in Arkansas for faculty who teach public administration classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in public administration in the state of Arkansas, 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. University of Arkansas at Little Rock

    2801 S University Ave, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204

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  2. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

    4301 W Markham, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205-7199

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  3. Arkansas Baptist College

    1621 Dr. Martin Luther King Drive, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202-6099

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  4. University of Arkansas

    Administration Bldg 425, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Arkansas State University-Main Campus

    2105 E. Aggie Road, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

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  6. University of Central Arkansas

    201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72035-0001

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  7. Harding University

    915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, Arkansas 72143

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  8. Henderson State University

    1100 Henderson Street, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71999-0001

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  9. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

    100 E. University, Magnolia, Arkansas 71753

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  10. University of Phoenix-Northwest Arkansas Campus

    903 N 47th St Barrington Centre 2, Rogers, Arkansas 72756-9615

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  11. Strayer University-Arkansas

    10825 Financial Centre Pkwy Ste 400, Little Rock, Arkansas 72211

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Public Administration Employment

Arkansas 3,680
National 391,290

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

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In Arkansas

3,060 3,210 3,840 4,590 3,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of public administration professionals is growing in Arkansas. 620 more public administration professionals were working in Arkansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of public administration has grown by 20% in Arkansas. This growth 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 Arkansas

$61,605 $64,878 $63,388 $64,822 $72,870
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to public administration professionals are growing in Arkansas. In 2006 public administration professionals made a mean salary of $61,605 per year, and in 2010 they made $72,870 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Arkansas

10th percentile
$39,045
25th percentile
$47,908
50th percentile
$60,432
75th percentile
$72,956
90th percentile
$85,480

Thus, public administration professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Arkansas, 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 49%

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Business Administration
$74,410
Business Management
$91,108
Criminal Justice
$38,213
Political Science
$59,930
Public Administration
$72,870
Social Work
$42,222
Sociology
$54,320

In Arkansas, 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 Arkansas

associate
1
bachelor
6
master
8
doctor
1
Certificate
4
Total20

The number of students graduating from the 11 accredited public administration schools in Arkansas is increasing. In 2006 there were 65 public administration graduates from public administration courses in Arkansas and in 2010 there were 118 graduates.

This represents a 82% increase in the number of public administration degree or certificate school graduates in Arkansas state. Most of these graduates, or 40%, earned an master's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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