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This educational program is designed to prepare students to serve as managers in the executive arm of state, local, and federal government and that focuses on the systematic study of executive organization and management. This program frequently includes in depth instruction in the development, roles, and principles of public administration; executive-legislative relations; the management of public policy; professional ethics; public budgetary processes and financial management; public personnel management; administrative law; and research methods.

The accredited schools, colleges and universities listed below offer majors and degree programs in Public Administration.

Albany State University

504 College Dr., Albany, GA 31705

Phone Number:(229) 430-4600
Website:www.asurams.edu/
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:4,832 (4,242 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1

Alfred University

One Saxon Drive, Alfred, NY 14802-1205

Phone Number:(607) 871-2111
Website:www.alfred.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,670 (2,015 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1

American International College

1000 State Street, Springfield, MA 1109

Phone Number:(413) 737-7000
Website:www.aic.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,869 (1,845 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1

American Public University System

111 W Congress St, Charles Town, WV 25414

Phone Number:(877) 468-6268
Website:www.apus.edu
School Type:4-year private for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:No
Student Population:51,347 (39,154 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:52 to 1

American University

4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016-8001

Phone Number:(202) 885-1000
Website:www.american.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:13,093 (6,958 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1

Angelo State University

2601 W Avenue N, San Angelo, TX 76909

Phone Number:(325) 942-2555
Website:www.angelo.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree – professional practice
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:7,092 (6,380 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:23 to 1
Admissions:www.angelo.edu/dept/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.angelo.edu/services/financial_aid/
Online Application:www.applytexas.org/

Anna Maria College

50 Sunset Lane, Paxton, MA 01612-1198

Phone Number:(508) 849-3300
Website:www.annamaria.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Campus setting:Rural fringe community
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,570 (1,116 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:9 to 1

Appalachian State University

Boone, NC 28608

Phone Number:(828) 262-2000
Website:www.appstate.edu/
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:18,372 (15,783 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1

Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ 85287

Phone Number:(480) 965-9011
Website:www.asu.edu/
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:75,341 (59,211 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:28 to 1

Arkansas Baptist College

1621 Dr. Martin Luther King Drive, Little Rock, AR 72202-6099

Phone Number:(501) 370-4000
Website:www.arkansasbaptist.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:734 (734 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1

Arkansas State University-Main Campus

2105 E. Aggie Road, Jonesboro, AR 72401

Phone Number:(870) 972-2100
Website:www2.astate.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
4-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:14,310 (11,563 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1

Ashford University

400 N Bluff Blvd, Clinton, IA 52733-2967

Phone Number:(563) 242-4023
Website:www.ashford.edu
School Type:4-year private for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:78,353 (72,832 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:64 to 1
Admissions:www.ashford.edu/
Financial Aid:www.ashford.edu/
Online Application:oap.ashford.edu/

Auburn University at Montgomery

7440 East Drive, Montgomery, AL 36117-3596

Phone Number:(334) 244-3000
Website:www.aum.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:6,659 (5,504 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1

Auburn University Main Campus

Auburn, Alabama, Auburn University, AL 36849

Phone Number:(334) 844-4000
Website:www.auburn.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Doctor’s degree – other
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:26,221 (21,083 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1

Augusta State University

2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904-2200

Phone Number:(706) 737-1405
Website:www.aug.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:8,376 (6,749 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1
Admissions:www.aug.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.aug.edu/financial_aid/
Online Application:www.aug.edu/admissions/applyonline.htm

Augustana College

639 38th St, Rock Island, IL 61201-2296

Phone Number:(309) 794-7000
Website:www.augustana.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,585 (2,585 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1

Ball State University

2000 University Ave, Muncie, IN 47306

Phone Number:(765) 289-1241
Website:www.bsu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Doctor’s degree – other
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:23,938 (18,786 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1

Barry University

11300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33161-6695

Phone Number:(800) 756-6000
Website:www.barry.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Doctor’s degree – other
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:10,773 (6,221 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1

Barton County Community College

245 NE 30th Road, Great Bend, KS 67530

Phone Number:(620) 792-2701
Website:www.bartonccc.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Campus setting:Rural fringe community
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:13,112 (13,112 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:67 to 1

Bayamon Central University

Avenida Zaya Verde La Milagrosa Barrio Hato Tejas, Bayam?n, PR 00960-1725

Phone Number:788E13
Website:www.ucb.edu.pr
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:No
Student Population:2,656 (2,016 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Online Application:www.ucb.edu.pr

Carnegie Mellon University

5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890

Phone Number:(412) 268-2000
Website:www.cmu.edu/
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – other
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:11,572 (6,195 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone Number:(607) 255-2000
Website:www.cornell.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:21,053 (14,336 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

Drake University

2507 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311-4505

Phone Number:(515) 271-2011
Website:www.drake.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:15,349 (4,279 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:37 to 1
Admissions:www.drake.edu/admission
Financial Aid:www.drake.edu/advantage/costs-finaid/scholar-fi…
Online Application:www.drake.edu/advantage/applying/index.php

Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Phone Number:(734) 487-1849
Website:www.emich.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:27,032 (20,345 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1

Fayetteville State University

1200 Murchison Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28301-4298

Phone Number:(910) 672-1111
Website:www.uncfsu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:7,761 (6,920 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:25 to 1

George Mason University

4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030-4444

Phone Number:(703) 993-1000
Website:www.gmu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:38,257 (22,471 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1

Harvard University

Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, MA 2138

Phone Number:(617) 495-1000
Website:www.harvard.edu/
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:34,560 (14,864 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1

Howard University

2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, DC 20059-0001

Phone Number:(202) 806-6100
Website:www.howard.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:4-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:11,503 (7,922 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Online Application:www.howard.edu/enrollment/admission

Indiana University-Bloomington

107 South Indiana Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405-7000

Phone Number:(812) 855-4848
Website:www.iub.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:46,322 (35,726 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:23 to 1

Johns Hopkins University

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

Phone Number:(410) 516-8000
Website:www.jhu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:4-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:24,599 (6,337 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:7 to 1

Kansas State University

Anderson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506

Phone Number:(785) 532-6250
Website:www.k-state.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:26,745 (20,474 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:25 to 1

Lincoln University

401 15th Street, Oakland, CA 94612-2801

Phone Number:(510) 628-8010
Website:www.lincolnuca.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
4-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree – professional practice
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:624 (195 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:29 to 1

Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus

University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11201-5372

Phone Number:(718) 488-1000
Website:www.liu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:9,491 (4,634 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Admissions:www.liu.edu/Brooklyn/Admissions.aspx
Financial Aid:www.liu.edu/Brooklyn/Financial-Services.aspx
Online Application:www.liu.edu/Brooklyn/Admissions/Apply.aspx

Montana State University

Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717

Phone Number:(406) 994-0211
Website:www.montana.edu/
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:14,278 (11,684 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Admissions:www.montana.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.montana.edu/wwwfa/
Online Application:www.montana.edu/wwwcat/appopts.html

New York University

70 Washington Sq South, New York, NY 10012-1091

Phone Number:(212) 998-1212
Website:www.nyu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Doctor’s degree – other
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:48,997 (24,325 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:7 to 1

Ohio State University-Main Campus

190 N. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210

Phone Number:(614) 292-6446
Website:www.osu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:62,807 (45,667 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1

Pace University-New York

1 Pace Plaza, New York, NY 10038-1598

Phone Number:(212) 346-1200
Website:www.pace.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:15,377 (9,468 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Admissions:appserv.pace.edu/execute/page.cfm?doc_id=764
Financial Aid:appserv.pace.edu/execute/page.cfm?doc_id=768
Online Application:appserv.pace.edu/execute/page.cfm?doc_id=22311

Rhode Island College

600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, RI 2908

Phone Number:(401) 456-8000
Website:www.ric.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:10,976 (8,768 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:33 to 1

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Carbondale, IL 62901-4512

Phone Number:(618) 453-2121
Website:www.siuc.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Rural fringe community
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:23,661 (18,758 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1

Texas A & M University

College Station, TX 77843-1244

Phone Number:(979) 845-3211
Website:www.tamu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:50,608 (39,883 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1

Troy University

University Avenue, Troy, AL 36082-0001

Phone Number:(334) 670-3100
Website:www.troy.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – professional practice
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:37,898 (26,996 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:26 to 1

University of Idaho

875 Perimeter Drive, Moscow, ID 83844-2282

Phone Number:(888) 884-3246
Website:www.uidaho.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:16,242 (10,955 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:23 to 1
Admissions:www.uihome.uidaho.edu/uihome/admissions
Financial Aid:www.students.uidaho.edu/finaid
Online Application:www.uihome.uidaho.edu/default.aspx?pid=15568

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

1000 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, NC 27402-6170

Phone Number:(336) 334-5000
Website:www.uncg.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:25,098 (20,106 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:24 to 1

University of Rhode Island

Kingston, RI 2881

Phone Number:(401) 874-1000
Website:www.uri.edu/
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:19,200 (15,061 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Admissions:www.uri.edu/admission
Financial Aid:www.uri.edu/es/menus/finaid.html
Online Application:www.uri.edu/admission

Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street, Detroit, MI 48202

Phone Number:(313) 577-2424
Website:www.wayne.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:36,934 (23,633 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1

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