Public Administration Schools In Florida

There are 25 accredited public administration schools in Florida 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 Florida, which includes 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. Barry University

    11300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, Florida 33161-6695

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  2. Lynn University

    3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, Florida 33431-5598

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  3. Broward College

    225 E las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

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  4. University of Central Florida

    4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32816

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Eckerd College

    4200 54th Ave S, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33711-4700

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  6. Florida Atlantic University

    777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, Florida 33431-0991

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  7. Flagler College

    74 King Street, Saint Augustine, Florida 32084

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  8. Florida International University

    11200 S. W. 8 Street, Miami, Florida 33199

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  9. Florida State University

    222 S. Copeland Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1037

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Indian River State College

    3209 Virginia Ave, Fort Pierce, Florida 34981-5596

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  11. University of Miami

    University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. University of North Florida

    1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32224-2645

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  13. Nova Southeastern University

    3301 College Ave, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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  14. Northwest Florida State College

    100 College Blvd, Niceville, Florida 32578-1295

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  15. Saint Leo University

    33701 State Road 52, Saint Leo, Florida 33574-6665

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  16. St Petersburg College

    6021 142nd Ave, Largo, Florida 33760

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  17. University of South Florida-Main Campus

    4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, Florida 33620-9951

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Saint Thomas University

    16401 NW 37th Ave, Miami Gardens, Florida 33054-6459

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  19. Hodges University

    2655 Northbrooke Drive, Naples, Florida 34119-7932

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  20. University of Phoenix-Central Florida Campus

    2290 Lucien Way, Suite 400, Maitland, Florida 32751-7001

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  21. Florida Gulf Coast University

    10501 Fgcu Blvd S, Fort Myers, Florida 33965-6565

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  22. University of Phoenix-South Florida Campus

    600 N. Pine Island Road Suite 500, Plantation, Florida 33324-1393

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  23. University of Phoenix-North Florida Campus

    4500 Salisbury Road N Ste 200, Jacksonville, Florida 32216-0959

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  24. University of Phoenix-West Florida Campus

    12802 Tampa Oaks Blvd Ste 200, Temple Terrace, Florida 33637-1920

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  25. Strayer University-Florida

    4902 Eisenhower Blvd Ste 100, Tampa, Florida 33634

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Public Administration Employment

Florida 20,110
National 391,290

Of all of the public administration professionals that work in the US, approximately 5% work in Florida state.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In Florida

23,660 23,400 22,330 21,830 20,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Public Administration is a shrinking field in Florida. In 2010 there were 3,550 less public administration professionals working in Florida than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of public administration has shrunk by 15% in Florida. This is faster than the trend for public administration professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of public administration professionals has shrunk by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Public Administration VS. All Professions salaries in Florida

$81,780 $88,065 $89,440 $92,422 $91,162
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to public administration professionals are growing in Florida. In 2006 public administration professionals made a mean salary of $81,780 per year, and in 2010 they made $91,162 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Florida

10th percentile
$48,712
25th percentile
$61,458
50th percentile
$74,204
75th percentile
$81,624
90th percentile
$89,786

Thus, there was a 10% growth in public administration professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of public administration, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid public administration professionals earning 44% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Florida state.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Florida

Business Administration
$89,353
Business Management
$98,453
Criminal Justice
$43,888
Political Science
$84,650
Public Administration
$91,162
Social Work
$42,985
Sociology
$75,790

In Florida, 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 Florida

associate
4
bachelor
11
master
13
doctor
5
Certificate
2
Total35

As the number of public administration professionals is decreasing in Florida state, the number of students graduating from the 25 accredited public administration schools in Florida state is increasing. In Florida, there were 615 graduates in 2006. And there were 767 graduates from public administration courses in 2010.

This represents a 25% increase in the number of public administration degree or certificate school graduates in Florida state. A majority of these graduates, or 37%, graduated with an master's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Florida

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