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Public Administration Schools In Oklahoma

Public Administration classes faculty can choose to work at one of 5 accredited public administration schools in Oklahoma. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of public administration and public administration training in Oklahoma, which includes public administration training at the following levels:


  1. Northern Oklahoma College

    1220 E Grand Ave, Tonkawa, Oklahoma 74653

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City

    900 N Portland, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107-6195

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Oklahoma Baptist University

    500 W University, Shawnee, Oklahoma 74804

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of Oklahoma Norman Campus

    660 Parrington Oval, Norman, Oklahoma 73019-3072

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Rogers State University

    1701 W Will Rogers Blvd, Claremore, Oklahoma 74017-3252

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Oklahoma Vs. National Public Administration Employment

Oklahoma 6,370
National 391,290

Approximately 2% of the country's public administration professionals work in Oklahoma state.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In Oklahoma

10,240 10,600 9,570 7,730 6,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Oklahoma, public administration is a shrinking field. There were 3,870 less public administration professionals working in Oklahoma in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public administration professionals has shrunk by 38%. 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 Oklahoma

$59,753 $61,648 $60,992 $65,618 $71,932
$38,070 $39,720 $40,527 $41,574 $42,968
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by public administration professionals is increasing in Oklahoma. The mean salary for public administration professionals in 2006 was $59,753 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $71,932 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Oklahoma

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This represents a growth in salaries of 17%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Oklahoma, 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 51%

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Oklahoma

Business Administration
Business Management
Criminal Justice
Public Administration
Social Work

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited public administration schools in Oklahoma is increasing. In 2006, 84 students graduated from public administration courses in Oklahoma. And in 2010, 93 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of public administration school degree or certificate graduates in Oklahoma by 11%. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a bachelor's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Oklahoma

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