Public Administration Schools In Texas

Texas has 47 accredited public administration schools where public administration faculty who teach public administration classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public administration academic community in Texas, and the future trends in 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. Angelo State University

    2601 W Avenue N, San Angelo, Texas 76909

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  2. Baylor University

    500 Speight Ave., Waco, Texas 76798

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Central Texas College

    6200 West Central Texas Expressway, Killeen, Texas 76549-4199

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  4. Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi

    6300 Ocean Dr., Corpus Christi, Texas 78412-5503

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  5. Houston Baptist University

    7502 Fondren Rd, Houston, Texas 77074-3298

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  6. University of Houston-Clear Lake

    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, Texas 77058-1098

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  7. Houston Community College

    3100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002

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  8. University of Houston

    212 E. Cullen Building, Houston, Texas 77204-2018

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  9. Lamar University

    4400 MLK, Beaumont, Texas 77705

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  10. Texas A & M International University

    5201 University Blvd, Laredo, Texas 78041-1900

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  11. College of the Mainland

    1200 Amburn Road, Texas City, Texas 77591-2499

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  12. Midwestern State University

    3410 Taft Blvd, Wichita Falls, Texas 76308-2099

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  13. Mountain View College

    4849 West Illinois Ave., Dallas, Texas 75211-6599

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  14. University of North Texas

    Chestnut Ave., Denton, Texas 76203-1277

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  15. The University of Texas-Pan American

    1201 W University Dr, Edinburg, Texas 78539-2999

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  16. The University of Texas at Brownsville

    80 Fort Brown, Brownsville, Texas 78520-4991

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  17. Rice University

    6100 S Main, Houston, Texas 77005-1827

    17 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Saint Edward's University

    3001 S Congress Ave, Austin, Texas 78704

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  19. Sam Houston State University

    1806 Ave J, Huntsville, Texas 77340

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  20. San Antonio College

    1300 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, Texas 78212-4299

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  21. St Marys University

    One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, Texas 78228-8572

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  22. Southern Methodist University

    6425 Boaz St, Dallas, Texas 75275-0221

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. Southwest Texas Junior College

    2401 Garner Field Rd, Uvalde, Texas 78801-6297

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  24. Stephen F Austin State University

    2008 Alumin Drive, Rusk 206, Nacogdoches, Texas 75961

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  25. Texas State University-San Marcos

    601 University Dr, San Marcos, Texas 78666

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  26. Sul Ross State University

    400 North Harrison, Alpine, Texas 79832

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  27. Tarrant County College District

    1500 Houston St, Fort Worth, Texas 76102-6524

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  28. Texas A & M University

    College Station, Texas 77843-1244

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  29. The University of Texas at Arlington

    701 S. Nedderman Dr., Arlington, Texas 76013

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  30. The University of Texas at Austin

    Austin, Texas 78712

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  31. The University of Texas at Dallas

    800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas 75080-3021

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  32. The University of Texas at El Paso

    500 W. University Ave, El Paso, Texas 79968-0691

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  33. The University of Texas at Tyler

    3900 University Blvd, Tyler, Texas 75799-6699

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  34. The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

    4901 E University, Odessa, Texas 79762-0001

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  35. The University of Texas at San Antonio

    One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, Texas 78249-1644

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  36. Texas Southern University

    3100 Cleburne St, Houston, Texas 77004

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  37. Texas Tech University

    Broadway and University Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79409-5005

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  38. Texas Woman's University

    304 Administration Dr, Denton, Texas 76201

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  39. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

    7000 Fannin, Houston, Texas 77030

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  40. Wayland Baptist University

    1900 W 7th St., Plainview, Texas 79072

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  41. West Texas A & M University

    2501 4th Ave, Canyon, Texas 79016-0001

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  42. University of Phoenix-Dallas Campus

    12400 Coit Rd Ste 200, Dallas, Texas 75251-2004

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  43. University of Phoenix-Houston Campus

    11451 Katy Fwy, Houston, Texas 77079-2004

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  44. Lamar Institute of Technology

    855 E Lavaca, Beaumont, Texas 77705

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  45. University of Phoenix-San Antonio Campus

    8200 IH-10 West Ste 910, San Antonio, Texas 78230-3876

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  46. University of Phoenix-Austin Campus

    10801-2 N MoPac Ste 300, Austin, Texas 78759-5459

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  47. Strayer University-Texas

    8501 North Mopac Expy Ste 100, Austin, Texas 78759

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Cities

  1. Public Administration Schools in Houston, TX8 Schools
  2. Public Administration Schools in Austin, TX4 Schools
  3. Public Administration Schools in San Antonio, TX4 Schools
  4. Public Administration Schools in Dallas, TX3 Schools
  5. Public Administration Schools in Denton, TX2 Schools
  6. Public Administration Schools in Beaumont, TX2 Schools
  7. Public Administration Schools in Uvalde, TX1 Schools
  8. Public Administration Schools in Wichita Falls, TX1 Schools
  9. Public Administration Schools in Canyon, TX1 Schools
  10. Public Administration Schools in Killeen, TX1 Schools
  11. Public Administration Schools in Plainview, TX1 Schools
  12. Public Administration Schools in Waco, TX1 Schools
  13. Public Administration Schools in Lubbock, TX1 Schools
  14. Public Administration Schools in San Angelo, TX1 Schools
  15. Public Administration Schools in Odessa, TX1 Schools
  16. Public Administration Schools in Alpine, TX1 Schools
  17. Public Administration Schools in Huntsville, TX1 Schools
  18. Public Administration Schools in El Paso, TX1 Schools
  19. Public Administration Schools in Texas City, TX1 Schools
  20. Public Administration Schools in College Station, TX1 Schools
  21. Public Administration Schools in Richardson, TX1 Schools
  22. Public Administration Schools in Laredo, TX1 Schools
  23. Public Administration Schools in Tyler, TX1 Schools
  24. Public Administration Schools in Corpus Christi, TX1 Schools
  25. Public Administration Schools in Nacogdoches, TX1 Schools
  26. Public Administration Schools in Brownsville, TX1 Schools
  27. Public Administration Schools in Arlington, TX1 Schools
  28. Public Administration Schools in Edinburg, TX1 Schools
  29. Public Administration Schools in Fort Worth, TX1 Schools
  30. Public Administration Schools in San Marcos, TX1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Public Administration Employment

Texas 19,180
National 391,290

Approximately 5% of the country's public administration professionals work in Texas state.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In Texas

18,690 17,830 18,700 18,510 19,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Public Administration is a growing field in Texas. In Texas, 490 more public administration professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public administration professionals has grown by 3%. 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 Texas

$75,183 $74,958 $83,160 $87,590 $90,572
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Texas, as the number of public administration professionals is growing, the salaries earned by public administration professionals are increasing. Public administration professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $75,183 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $90,572 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Texas

10th percentile
$43,102
25th percentile
$54,990
50th percentile
$66,878
75th percentile
$73,566
90th percentile
$80,923

Thus, there was a 17% growth in public administration professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of public administration, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid public administration professionals earning 62% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Texas state.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Texas

Business Administration
$92,323
Business Management
$104,385
Criminal Justice
$45,659
Political Science
$71,545
Public Administration
$90,572
Social Work
$43,120
Sociology
$71,305

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
7
bachelor
19
master
29
doctor
6
Certificate
10
Total71

The number of students graduating from the 47 accredited public administration schools in Texas is increasing. In Texas, there were 775 graduates in 2006. And there were 903 graduates from public administration courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of public administration school degree or certificate graduates in Texas by 17%. A majority of these graduates, or 41%, graduated with a master's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Texas

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