Public Administration Schools In Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, there are 26 accredited schools where public administration classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Pennsylvania'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
  • PhD degree in Public Administration


Schools

  1. Carlow University

    3333 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3165

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  2. Carnegie Mellon University

    5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3890

    23 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Chatham University

    Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

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  4. Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

    1837 University Circle, Cheyney, Pennsylvania 19319-0200

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  5. Dickinson College

    College and Louther Streets, Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17013-2896

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  6. Duquesne University

    Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Gannon University

    109 W Sixth St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16541-0001

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  8. Gettysburg College

    300 N Washington St, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325-1486

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  9. Immaculata University

    1145 King Rd, Immaculata, Pennsylvania 19345-0702

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus

    1011 South Dr 201 Sutton Hall, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15705-1098

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  11. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

    15200 Kutztown Rd, Kutztown, Pennsylvania 19530-0730

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  12. La Salle University

    1900 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141-1199

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  13. Marywood University

    2300 Adams Ave, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509-1598

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  14. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg

    777 W Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, Pennsylvania 17057-4846

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  15. University of Pennsylvania

    1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6303

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

    4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Point Park University

    201 Wood St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-1984

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  18. Saint Francis University

    117 Evergreen Dr, Loretto, Pennsylvania 15940

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  19. Saint Joseph's University

    5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131-1395

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  20. Saint Vincent College

    300 Fraser Purchase Rd, Latrobe, Pennsylvania 15650-2690

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  21. Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

    1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania 17257-2299

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  22. Swarthmore College

    500 College Ave, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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  23. Villanova University

    800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085-1699

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  24. Widener University-Main Campus

    One University Place, Chester, Pennsylvania 19013-5792

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  25. York College Pennsylvania

    441 Country Club Rd, York, Pennsylvania 17403-3651

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  26. Strayer University-Pennsylvania

    3600 Horizon Blvd Ste 100, Trevose, Pennsylvania 19053

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Public Administration Employment

Pennsylvania 22,030
National 391,290

Of all of the public administration professionals in the country, nearly 6% are in the state of Pennsylvania.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In Pennsylvania

12,990 17,180 22,590 23,760 22,030
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Public Administration is a growing field in Pennsylvania. In 2010 there were 9,040 more public administration professionals working in Pennsylvania than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public administration professionals has grown by 70%. 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 Pennsylvania

$73,885 $76,398 $77,878 $83,470 $87,095
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
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 Pennsylvania. Public administration professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $73,885 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $87,095 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$42,242
25th percentile
$56,705
50th percentile
$77,422
75th percentile
$98,139
90th percentile
$118,856

Thus, public administration professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Pennsylvania, 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 78%

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Business Administration
$90,807
Business Management
$103,693
Criminal Justice
$47,129
Political Science
$94,780
Public Administration
$87,095
Social Work
$45,045
Sociology
$81,000

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
19
master
17
doctor
6
Certificate
2
Total45

The number of students graduating from the 26 accredited public administration schools in Pennsylvania is decreasing. In 2006, 652 students graduated from public administration courses in Pennsylvania. And in 2010, 595 students graduated.

This represents a 9% decrease in the number of public administration degree or certificate school graduates in Pennsylvania state. A majority of these graduates, or 42%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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