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Public Administration Degree at University of West Georgia
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Public Administration Degree at University of West Georgia

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Public Administration Degree

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The public administration program at University of West Georgia 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 Georgia 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. University of West Georgia has offered the following programs for students:

  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate0
Master's Degree14

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male8
Female6

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Black4
White8
Non Resident Alien1
Unknown1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Public Administration program at University of West Georgia, 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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, chief executives employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -1.2% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA
    • Total Employment: 6
    • Average Hourly Rate: $96.13
    • Average Annual Salary: $199950

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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, general and operations managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.1% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA
    • Total Employment: 56
    • Average Hourly Rate: $60.10
    • Average Annual Salary: $125010

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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, legislators employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -0.7% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA
    • Total Employment: 910
    • Average Annual Salary: $33290

Transportation Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate the transportation operations within an organization or the activities of organizations that provide transportation services.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, transportation managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 2.2% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA
    • Total Employment: 2
    • Average Hourly Rate: $47.29
    • Average Annual Salary: $98350

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 Georgia

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,...)

Clark Atlanta University

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Public Administration (M)

Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Public Administration (M)

Argosy University - Atlanta

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Public Administration (M)

Strayer University - Georgia

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 17 students completed this program

Programs

  • Public Administration (M)

University of Georgia

Athens, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Public Administration (M,D)

Georgia College & State University

Milledgeville, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Public Administration (M)

Albany State University

Albany, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Public Administration (M)

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Public Administration (B,M)

Valdosta State University

Valdosta, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Public Administration (M,D)

South University - Savannah (Online)

Savannah, GA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • Public Administration (M)

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