Public Administration Schools In Michigan

Michigan has 20 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 Michigan, which encompasses 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. Albion College

    611 E Porter St, Albion, Michigan 49224

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  2. Alma College

    614 W Superior, Alma, Michigan 48801-1599

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  3. Central Michigan University

    Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48859

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  4. University of Detroit Mercy

    4001 W McNichols Rd, Detroit, Michigan 48221-3038

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  5. Eastern Michigan University

    Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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  6. Ferris State University

    1201 S State St, Big Rapids, Michigan 49307-2251

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  7. Grand Valley State University

    1 Campus Dr, Allendale, Michigan 49401-9403

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  8. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

    Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

    28 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Michigan State University

    East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1046

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Michigan Technological University

    1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, Michigan 49931-1295

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. University of Michigan-Dearborn

    4901 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, Michigan 48128-1491

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  12. University of Michigan-Flint

    303 E Kearsley, Flint, Michigan 48502-1950

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  13. Northern Michigan University

    1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, Michigan 49855

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  14. Oakland University

    Rochester Hills, Michigan 48309-4401

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  15. Saginaw Valley State University

    7400 Bay Rd, University Center, Michigan 48710

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  16. Siena Heights University

    1247 E. Siena Heights Dr, Adrian, Michigan 49221

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  17. Wayne State University

    656 West Kirby Street, Detroit, Michigan 48202

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  18. Western Michigan University

    1903 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5167

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. University of Phoenix-Metro Detroit Campus

    5480 Corporate Dr Ste 240, Troy, Michigan 48098-2623

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  20. University of Phoenix-West Michigan Campus

    318 River Ridge Dr NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49544-1683

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Michigan Vs. National Public Administration Employment

Michigan 13,300
National 391,290

Of all of the public administration professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Michigan.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In Michigan

18,650 15,720 15,320 14,210 13,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of public administration professionals is shrinking in Michigan. In Michigan, 5,350 less public administration professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of public administration has shrunk by 29% in Michigan. 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 Michigan

$75,510 $81,383 $85,540 $85,512 $87,235
$45,563 $47,071 $48,208 $48,728 $49,286
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to public administration professionals are growing in Michigan. Public administration professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $75,510 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $87,235 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Michigan

10th percentile
$45,282
25th percentile
$57,732
50th percentile
$76,848
75th percentile
$95,964
90th percentile
$115,080

This represents a growth in salaries of 13%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Michigan, 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 68%

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Michigan

Business Administration
$86,443
Business Management
$93,703
Criminal Justice
$47,333
Political Science
$98,290
Public Administration
$87,235
Social Work
$46,402
Sociology
$75,275

Public administration professionals in Michigan earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
16
master
16
doctor
2
Certificate
6
Total40

As the number of public administration professionals is decreasing in Michigan state, the number of students graduating from the 20 accredited public administration schools in Michigan state is increasing. In 2006, 653 students graduated from public administration courses in Michigan. And in 2010, 736 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of public administration school degree or certificate graduates in Michigan by 13%. 40% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Michigan

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