Public Administration Schools In Missouri

Public Administration classes faculty can choose to work at one of 15 accredited public administration schools in Missouri. The trends in Missouri'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. Evangel University

    1111 N Glenstone, Springfield, Missouri 65802

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  2. Lincoln University in Jefferson City

    820 Chestnut Street, Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

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  3. Lindenwood University

    209 S Kingshighway, Saint Charles, Missouri 63301-1695

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  4. University of Missouri-Columbia

    105 Jesse Hall, Columbia, Missouri 65211

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. University of Missouri-Kansas City

    5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. University of Missouri-St Louis

    One University Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63121-4400

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  7. Park University

    8700 NW River Park Dr, Parkville, Missouri 64152-3795

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  8. Saint Louis University-Main Campus

    One Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2097

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  9. Southeast Missouri State University

    One University Plaza, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701-9980

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  10. Missouri State University

    901 S National, Springfield, Missouri 65897

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  11. Webster University

    470 E Lockwood Ave., Saint Louis, Missouri 63119-3194

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  12. University of Phoenix-St Louis Campus

    13801 Riverport Dr Ste 102, Saint Louis, Missouri 63043-4828

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  13. University of Phoenix-Kansas City Campus

    901 E 104th St Ste 200, Kansas City, Missouri 64131-3459

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  14. Central Methodist University-College of Graduate & Extended Studies

    411 Central Methodist Square, Fayette, Missouri 65248-1198

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  15. University of Phoenix-Springfield Campus

    1343 E Kingsley St, Springfield, Missouri 65804-7216

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Public Administration Employment

Missouri 8,160
National 391,290

Approximately 2% of the country's public administration professionals work in Missouri state.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In Missouri

6,460 6,910 7,510 8,170 8,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Missouri, public administration is a growing field. In 2010 there were 1,700 more public administration professionals working in Missouri than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public administration professionals has grown by 26%. This growth 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 Missouri

$76,868 $79,530 $80,110 $79,665 $81,990
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to public administration professionals are growing in Missouri. Public administration professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $76,868 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $81,990 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Missouri

10th percentile
$40,752
25th percentile
$52,610
50th percentile
$72,880
75th percentile
$93,150
90th percentile
$113,420

This represents a 6% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Missouri, 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 65%

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Missouri

Business Administration
$80,027
Business Management
$90,825
Criminal Justice
$40,054
Political Science
$58,880
Public Administration
$81,990
Social Work
$36,975
Sociology
$49,880

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
10
master
12
doctor
1
Certificate
4
Total27

The number of students graduating from the 15 accredited public administration schools in Missouri is decreasing. In 2006, 305 students graduated from public administration courses in Missouri. And in 2010, 225 students graduated.

Thus there was a 26% percent decrease in the number of public administration school degree or certificate graduates in Missouri. Most of these graduates, or 44%, earned a master's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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