Careers and Outcomes

Strong employment opportunities

Ready to tackle the unique and challenging issues facing society? With a master’s degree in public administration, you’ll design effective solutions, provide leadership, and direct financial and policy discussions.

Bears before you have taken positions like:

  • City manager
  • Assistant city manager
  • Executive director
  • Director of economic development
  • Program director
  • Project manager
  • Transportation planning specialist
Starting salary


For public administration officials with a master’s degree
Median annual wage


For administrative services managers

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