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Public Administration

Public Administrators, Public Administration Degrees, Public Administration Courses

 

Public Administrators are generally charged with the oversight of a public or non-profit agency, or some portion of the organization. Their job includes developing an understanding of organizations and strategies for producing organizational change; methods for analyzing issues confronting agencies. The Public Sector always involves political and economic perspectives and encourages the analysis of issues from multiple perspectives

 

The aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks clearly demonstrated the essential nature of Public Agencies.  Although the public instantly thinks of the Police and Firefighters, there were also people working behind the scenes to keep the country moving.  At the federal level, the Federal Reserve was reducing interest rates to keep the economy moving and the Federal Bureau of Investigation was examining evidence. 

 

State and Local Public Administrators were implementing plans to protect public infrastructure and ensure the Public Safety.  These, and many other functions, provided by Public Services are essential to the smooth operation of the economy and the Health and Safety of its citizens.

 

Degrees for Public Administration Careers

 

  • Bachelors/Masters in Public Administration
  • Bachelors in Information Technology
  • Bachelors in Health Care Management
  • Bachelors in Organizational Management/Public Admin.
  • Bachelors in Management/Public Administration
  • Bachelors in Finance

 

Median Salaries for Public Administration

 

Public Financial Associate (Urban)

$90,511

Public Financial Assistant

$43,941

Health and Safety Administrator

$69,517

Pension Administrator

$55,170

Project Administrator

$55,194

Database Administrator

$84,605

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