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Public Administration Schools In Maryland

In Maryland, there are 12 accredited schools where public administration classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Maryland'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:


  1. University of Baltimore

    Charles at Mount Royal, Baltimore, Maryland 21201

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Bowie State University

    14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie, Maryland 20715-9465

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Washington Adventist University

    7600 Flower Ave, Takoma Park, Maryland 20912

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  4. Frederick Community College

    7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, Maryland 21702-2964

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Johns Hopkins University

    3400 N Charles St, Mason Hall, Baltimore, Maryland 21218-2688

    13 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. University of Maryland-University College

    3501 University Blvd East, Adelphi, Maryland 20783-8010

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. University of Maryland-Baltimore County

    1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, Maryland 21250

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. University of Maryland-College Park

    College Park, Maryland 20742

    55 U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. Prince George's Community College

    301 Largo Rd, Largo, Maryland 20774-2199

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  10. St. Mary's College of Maryland

    18952 E. Fisher Rd, St. Mary's City, Maryland 20686-3001

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  11. Sojourner-Douglass College

    500 N Caroline St, Baltimore, Maryland 21205-1898

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  12. Strayer University-Maryland

    4710 Auth Pl 1st Fl, Suitland, Maryland 20746

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Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Public Administration Employment

Maryland 5,870
National 391,290

Approximately 1% of the country's public administration professionals work in Maryland state.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In Maryland

4,820 4,860 5,550 6,100 5,870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maryland, the field of public administration is growing. In 2010 there were 1,050 more public administration professionals working in Maryland than there were in 2006. This represents a 22% growth in the field. 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 Maryland

$83,003 $87,310 $91,232 $94,540 $97,008
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Maryland, as the number of public administration professionals is growing, the salaries earned by public administration professionals are increasing. In 2006 public administration professionals made a mean salary of $83,003 per year, and in 2010 they made $97,008 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Maryland

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Thus, public administration professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. 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 80% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Maryland state.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Maryland

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

In Maryland, public administration professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 12 accredited public administration schools in Maryland is increasing. In 2006 there were 286 public administration graduates from public administration courses in Maryland and in 2010 there were 442 graduates.

Thus there was a 55% percent increase in the number of public administration school degree or certificate graduates in Maryland. A majority of these graduates, or 35%, graduated with an master's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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