Public Administration Schools In Mississippi

Public Administration classes faculty can choose to work at one of 7 accredited public administration schools in Mississippi. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public administration academic community in Mississippi, and the future trends in public administration training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Public Administration
  • Masters degree in Public Administration
  • PhD degree in Public Administration


Schools

  1. Belhaven University

    1500 Peachtree St, Jackson, Mississippi 39202

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Jackson State University

    1440 J R Lynch St, Jackson, Mississippi 39217

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Millsaps College

    1701 N State St, Jackson, Mississippi 39210-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. University of Mississippi Main Campus

    Oxford, Mississippi, University, Mississippi 38677-1848

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Mississippi Valley State University

    14000 Highway 82 West, Itta Bena, Mississippi 38941-1400

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Mississippi State University

    Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Strayer University-Mississippi

    460 Briarwood Dr, Jackson, Mississippi 39206

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Public Administration Employment

Mississippi 3,280
National 391,290

Approximately 1% of the country's public administration professionals work in Mississippi state.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In Mississippi

6,020 4,600 4,070 3,680 3,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Public Administration is a shrinking field in Mississippi. In Mississippi, 2,740 less public administration professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of public administration has shrunk by 46% in Mississippi. 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 Mississippi

$60,723 $65,983 $69,595 $70,447 $67,010
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of public administration professionals is declining, the salaries paid to public administration professionals are increasing in Mississippi. Public administration professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $60,723 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $67,010 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Mississippi

10th percentile
$28,003
25th percentile
$36,083
50th percentile
$55,507
75th percentile
$74,931
90th percentile
$94,355

This represents a 9% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Mississippi 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 Mississippi

Business Administration
$69,820
Business Management
$70,918
Criminal Justice
$28,206
Political Science
$62,900
Public Administration
$67,010
Social Work
$38,410
Sociology
$60,960

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
5
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total10

The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited public administration schools in Mississippi is increasing. In 2006 there were 60 public administration graduates from public administration courses in Mississippi and in 2010 there were 83 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of public administration school degree or certificate graduates in Mississippi by 38%. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a master's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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