Public Administration Schools In Nebraska

Public Administration classes faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accredited public administration schools in Nebraska. The trends in Nebraska'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


  1. Bellevue University

    1000 Galvin Rd S, Bellevue, Nebraska 68005-3098

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  2. Doane College

    1014 Boswell Avenue, Crete, Nebraska 68333

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  3. Midland Lutheran College

    900 N. Clarkson, Fremont, Nebraska 68025

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  4. University of Nebraska at Omaha

    6001 Dodge St, Omaha, Nebraska 68182-0225

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  5. Doane College-Lincoln Grand Island and Master

    303 N 52nd St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68504

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  6. University of Phoenix-Omaha Campus

    13321 California St Ste 200, Omaha, Nebraska 68154-5258

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Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Public Administration Employment

Nebraska 2,840
National 391,290

Of all of the public administration professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Nebraska.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In Nebraska

2,850 3,170 3,440 3,280 2,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nebraska, public administration is a shrinking field. 10 less public administration professionals were working in Nebraska in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public administration professionals has shrunk by 0%. This decline is slower 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 Nebraska

$68,840 $72,130 $77,015 $83,693 $84,535
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to public administration professionals are growing in Nebraska. The mean salary for public administration professionals in 2006 was $68,840 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $84,535 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Nebraska

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Thus, public administration professionals' salaries grew by 19% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Nebraska, 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 34%

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Nebraska

Business Administration
Business Management
Criminal Justice
Political Science
Public Administration
Social Work

In Nebraska, 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 Nebraska


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited public administration schools in Nebraska is increasing. In Nebraska, there were 75 graduates in 2006. And there were 164 graduates from public administration courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of public administration school degree or certificate graduates in Nebraska by 119%. Most of these graduates, or 56%, earned a bachelor's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of public administration faculty in Nebraska, growth in the field of public administration academia and faculty salaries in Nebraska. If you are involved in teaching public administration courses to students at the certificate in public administration, bachelors degree in public administration, masters degree in public administration, and doctoral degree in public administration levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future public administration faculty in Nebraska. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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