Public Administration Schools In Georgia

In Georgia, there are 20 accredited schools where public administration classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Georgia's public administration academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in public administration 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. Albany State University

    504 College Dr., Albany, Georgia 31705

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  2. Clark Atlanta University

    223 James P Brawley Drive, S.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30314-4391

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  3. Augusta State University

    2500 Walton Way, Augusta, Georgia 30904-2200

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  4. Brenau University

    500 Washington Street SE, Gainesville, Georgia 30501-3668

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  5. South University-Savannah

    709 Mall Blvd, Savannah, Georgia 31406

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  6. Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

    225 North Ave, Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0530

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  7. Georgia College & State University

    231 W Hancock Street, Milledgeville, Georgia 31061

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  8. Georgia Southern University

    Hwy 301 South, Statesboro, Georgia 30460

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  9. Georgia State University

    33 gilmer st, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083

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  10. University of Georgia

    Athens, Georgia 30602

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Kennesaw State University

    1000 Chastain Rd, Kennesaw, Georgia 30144-5591

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  12. North Georgia College & State University

    82 College Circle, Dahlonega, Georgia 30597-1001

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  13. Savannah State University

    3219 College Street, Savannah, Georgia 31404-5310

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  14. Valdosta State University

    1500 N Patterson, Valdosta, Georgia 31698

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  15. University of West Georgia

    1601 Maple St, Carrollton, Georgia 30118-0001

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  16. University of Phoenix-Atlanta Campus

    8200 Roberts Dr, Sandy Springs, Georgia 30350-4147

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  17. University of Phoenix-Columbus Georgia Campus

    4747 Hamilton Rd Ste E, Columbus, Georgia 31904-6359

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  18. University of Phoenix-Savannah Campus

    8001 Chatham Center Dr Ste 200, Savannah, Georgia 31405-7400

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  19. University of Phoenix-Augusta Campus

    3152 Perimeter Pkwy, Augusta, Georgia 30909-4583

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  20. Strayer University-Georgia

    3355 Northeast Expwy, Ste 100, Atlanta, Georgia 30341

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Public Administration Employment

Georgia 16,850
National 391,290

Of all of the public administration professionals that work in the US, approximately 4% work in Georgia state.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In Georgia

17,840 18,260 2,700 19,430 16,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Public Administration is a shrinking field in Georgia. In Georgia, 990 less public administration professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public administration professionals has shrunk by 6%. 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 Georgia

$74,668 $75,468 $77,195 $83,375 $85,952
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by public administration professionals is increasing in Georgia. In 2006 public administration professionals made a mean salary of $74,668 per year, and in 2010 they made $85,952 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Georgia

10th percentile
$43,522
25th percentile
$60,520
50th percentile
$81,465
75th percentile
$102,410
90th percentile
$123,355

This represents a 13% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Georgia state, within the field of public administration, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid public administration professionals earn 36% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Georgia

Business Administration
$86,443
Business Management
$106,372
Criminal Justice
$36,334
Political Science
$66,950
Public Administration
$85,952
Social Work
$46,642
Sociology
$58,370

In Georgia, 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 Georgia

associate
0
bachelor
7
master
15
doctor
4
Certificate
1
Total27

As the number of public administration professionals is decreasing in Georgia state, the number of students graduating from the 20 accredited public administration schools in Georgia state is increasing. In Georgia, there were 399 graduates in 2006. And there were 432 graduates from public administration courses in 2010.

This represents a 8% increase in the number of public administration degree or certificate school graduates in Georgia state. 56% of these graduates received an master's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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