Public Administration Schools In Minnesota

Public Administration classes faculty can choose to work at one of 13 accredited public administration schools in Minnesota. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public administration academic community in Minnesota, and the future trends in 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. Walden University

    155 Fifth Ave S, Suite 100, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401

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  2. Hamline University

    1536 Hewitt Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104-1284

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  3. Minnesota State University-Mankato

    South Rd and Ellis Ave, Mankato, Minnesota 56001

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  4. Metropolitan State University

    700 E Seventh St, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55106-5000

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  5. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

    100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-0213

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Minnesota State University-Moorhead

    1104 7th Ave S, Moorhead, Minnesota 56563

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  7. Saint Cloud State University

    720 Fourth Ave. South, Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56301-4498

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  8. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

    700 Terrace Heights, Winona, Minnesota 55987-1399

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. University of St Thomas in Saint Paul

    2115 Summit Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105-1078

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  10. Southwest Minnesota State University

    1501 State St, Marshall, Minnesota 56258-5468

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  11. Winona State University

    8th and Johnson St, Winona, Minnesota 55987-5838

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  12. University of Phoenix-Minneapolis/St Paul Campus

    435 Ford Rd Ste 1000, Saint Louis Park, Minnesota 55426-4915

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Minnesota Vs. National Public Administration Employment

Minnesota 7,870
National 391,290

Of all of the public administration professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Minnesota.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In Minnesota

6,990 7,350 7,070 7,160 7,870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Minnesota, the field of public administration is growing. 880 more public administration professionals were working in Minnesota in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public administration professionals has grown by 13%. 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 Minnesota

$74,937 $74,458 $79,755 $79,808 $81,275
$45,649 $48,094 $49,813 $50,330 $51,158
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of public administration professionals is growing, the salaries paid to public administration professionals are increasing in Minnesota. Public administration professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $74,937 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $81,275 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Minnesota

10th percentile
$46,552
25th percentile
$57,292
50th percentile
$75,328
75th percentile
$93,364
90th percentile
$111,400

Thus, public administration professionals' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of public administration, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid public administration professionals earning 18% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Minnesota state.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Minnesota

Business Administration
$89,057
Business Management
$97,543
Criminal Justice
$44,673
Political Science
$73,270
Public Administration
$81,275
Social Work
$53,738
Sociology
$69,260

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
6
master
12
doctor
5
Certificate
6
Total29

As the number of public administration professionals is increasing in Minnesota state, the number of students graduating from the 13 accredited public administration schools in Minnesota state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 313 public administration graduates from public administration courses in Minnesota and in 2010 there were 898 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of public administration school degree or certificate graduates in Minnesota by 187%. A majority of these graduates, or 41%, graduated with a master's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Minnesota

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