Public Administration Schools In Tennessee

In Tennessee, there are 13 accredited schools where public administration classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in public administration in the state of Tennessee, which encompasses public administration training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Cleveland State Community College

    3535 Adkisson Drive, Cleveland, Tennessee 37312

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  2. Cumberland University

    One Cumberland Square, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

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  3. Lipscomb University

    One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951

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  4. University of Memphis

    Memphis, Tennessee 38152

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  5. Milligan College

    1 Blowers Blvd., Milligan College, Tennessee 37682

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  6. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

    615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403-2598

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  7. The University of Tennessee

    527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Tennessee State University

    3500 John Merritt Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-1561

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  9. Trevecca Nazarene University

    333 Murfreesboro Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37210

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  10. Vanderbilt University

    2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37240

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  11. Strayer University-Tennessee

    2620 Thousand Oaks Blvd Ste 1100, Memphis, Tennessee 38118

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  12. University of Phoenix-Memphis Campus

    65 Germantown Ct Ste 100, Cordova, Tennessee 38018-7290

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  13. University of Phoenix-Chattanooga Campus

    1208 Pointe Centre Dr, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37421-3983

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Public Administration Employment

Tennessee 13,780
National 391,290

Of all of the public administration professionals in the country, nearly 4% are in the state of Tennessee.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In Tennessee

14,840 14,690 14,660 14,030 13,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Tennessee, the field of public administration is shrinking. In 2010 there were 1,060 less public administration professionals working in Tennessee than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of public administration has shrunk by 7% in Tennessee. This decline is faster 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 Tennessee

$64,590 $68,205 $71,020 $71,860 $75,762
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Tennessee, as the number of public administration professionals is declining, the salaries earned by public administration professionals are increasing. The mean salary for public administration professionals in 2006 was $64,590 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $75,762 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$37,870
25th percentile
$48,072
50th percentile
$68,340
75th percentile
$88,608
90th percentile
$108,876

This represents a 15% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Tennessee, 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 44%

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Business Administration
$75,653
Business Management
$90,146
Criminal Justice
$38,792
Political Science
$68,390
Public Administration
$75,762
Social Work
$41,705
Sociology
$55,300

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
8
master
7
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total17

The number of students graduating from the 13 accredited public administration schools in Tennessee is increasing. In Tennessee, there were 137 graduates in 2006. And there were 165 graduates from public administration courses in 2010.

This represents a 20% increase in the number of public administration degree or certificate school graduates in Tennessee state. Most of these graduates, or 47%, earned an bachelor's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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