Public Administration Schools In Utah

In Utah, there are 4 accredited schools where public administration classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Utah'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
  • Masters degree in Public Administration


  1. Brigham Young University

    Main Campus, Provo, Utah 84602

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Southern Utah University

    351 West University Blvd, Cedar City, Utah 84720

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Utah

    201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-9008

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Strayer University-Utah

    9815 S Monroe St Ste 200, Sandy, Utah 84070

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Public Administration Employment

Utah 3,390
National 391,290

Of all of the public administration professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Utah state.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In Utah

3,180 3,130 3,860 3,780 3,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Public Administration is a growing field in Utah. In Utah, 210 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 7%. This growth is faster 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 Utah

$74,110 $76,268 $72,798 $75,118 $72,115
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by public administration professionals is decreasing in Utah. Public administration professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $74,110 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $72,115 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Utah

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Thus, there was a 3% decline in public administration professionals' salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In Utah state, within the field of public administration, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid public administration professionals earn 118% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Utah

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

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited public administration schools in Utah is decreasing. In 2006 there were 187 public administration graduates from public administration courses in Utah and in 2010 there were 169 graduates.

Thus there was a 10% percent decrease in the number of public administration school degree or certificate graduates in Utah. A majority of these graduates, or 86%, graduated with an master's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Utah

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