Public Administration Degree at SUNY at Albany

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Public Administration Degree

The public administration program at SUNY at Albany prepares students for careers as a budget analyst, city manager, county clerk, legislative support, lobbyist, non-profit manager, policy analyst, and more. The program focuses on serving as management in the executive arm of local, state, and federal government. Program courses include: roles of public administration, the management of public policy, executive-legislative relations, public budgetary processes and financial management, administrative law, professional ethics, and research methods. Get more details below including other New York colleges that offer public administration degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Public Administration Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. SUNY at Albany has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Post-Masters Certificate
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree0
Master's Degree63
Post-Masters Certificate9
Doctorate Degree9

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male34
Female47

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian4
Black1
Hispanic1
White51
Unknown3

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Public Administration program at SUNY at Albany, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Chief Executives

Description

Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, chief executives employment is expected to grow at a rate of 4.2% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY
    • Total Employment: 1,230
    • Average Hourly Rate: $68.60
    • Average Annual Salary: $142,690

General and Operations Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, general and operations managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 4.6% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY
    • Total Employment: 6,280
    • Average Hourly Rate: $54.06
    • Average Annual Salary: $112,440

Legislators

Description

Develop, introduce or enact laws and statutes at the local, tribal, State, or Federal level. Includes only workers in elected positions.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, legislators employment is expected to grow at a rate of 0.3% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY
    • Total Employment: 710
    • Average Annual Salary: $85,080

Administrative Services Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, administrative services managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 14.5% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY
    • Total Employment: 900
    • Average Hourly Rate: $43.85
    • Average Annual Salary: $91,200

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Public Administration Programs in New York

Public Administration programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

The Sage Colleges

Troy, NY
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School Details

  • Type: Career College

Programs

  • Public Administration (B,M)

Marist College

Poughkeepsie, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 120 students completed this program

Programs

  • Public Administration (B,M)

Long Island University - Rockland Campus

Orangeburg, NY
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School Details

  • Type: Graduate School

Programs

  • Public Administration (M)

SUNY at Binghamton

Vestal, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 29 students completed this program

Programs

  • Public Administration (M)

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 270 students completed this program

Programs

  • Public Administration (B,M,D)

CUNY City College

New York, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 13 students completed this program

Programs

  • Public Administration (M)

Hostos Community College - CUNY

Bronx, NY
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 18 students completed this program

Programs

  • Public Administration (A)

Long Island University - C W Post Campus

Brookville, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 13 students completed this program

Programs

  • Public Administration (B,M)

Columbia University in the City of New York

New York, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 420 students completed this program

Programs

  • Public Administration (M)

CUNY John Jay College Criminal Justice

New York, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 300 students completed this program

Programs

  • Public Administration (B,M)

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