Public Administration Schools In North Dakota

North Dakota has 2 accredited public administration schools where public administration faculty who teach public administration classes can find employment. The trends in North Dakota'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
  • Associates degree in Public Administration
  • Bachelors degree in Public Administration
  • Masters degree in Public Administration


  1. Cankdeska Cikana Community College

    214 1st Ave, Fort Totten, North Dakota 58335

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of North Dakota

    Grand Forks, North Dakota 58202-8193

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

North Dakota Vs. National Public Administration Employment

North Dakota 1,040
National 391,290

Of all of the public administration professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in North Dakota state.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In North Dakota

1,010 1,010 1,000 1,460 1,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Public Administration is a growing field in North Dakota. There were 30 more public administration professionals working in North Dakota in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 3% growth in the field. This growth is slower 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 North Dakota

$92,325 $93,190 $97,225 $64,607 $97,745
$38,611 $40,428 $41,355 $43,390 $43,459
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to public administration professionals are growing in North Dakota. The mean salary for public administration professionals in 2006 was $92,325 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $97,745 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in North Dakota

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This represents a growth in salaries of 6%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 1% pay differential between the highest paid public administration professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of public administration in North Dakota.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in North Dakota

Business Administration
Business Management
Criminal Justice
Public Administration
Social Work

In North Dakota, public administration professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Public Administration programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Dakota


As the number of public administration professionals is increasing in North Dakota state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited public administration schools in North Dakota state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 11 public administration graduates from public administration courses in North Dakota and in 2010 there were 17 graduates.

This represents a 55% increase in the number of public administration degree or certificate school graduates in North Dakota state. 40% of these graduates received an undergraduate certificate in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in North Dakota

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