Public Administration


Public Administration. An instructional program that prepares individuals to serve as managers in the executive arm of local, state, and Federal government; and that describes the systematic study of executive organization and management. Includes instruction in the roles, development, and principles of public administration; the management of public policy; executive-legislative relations; public budgetary processes and financial management; administrative law; public personnel management; professional ethics; and research methods.


Employment Options

Occupation Employment Average Wage
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
Mean Entry Experienced
Chief Executives 14,010 15,800 619 Outstanding $58.82 $25.94 $75.26
General and Operations Managers 50,640 55,870 1,375 Outstanding $34.83 $16.93 $43.78
Legislators 1,240 1,460 61 Great $14.74 $6.27 $18.98
Administrative Services Managers 6,020 6,800 176 Outstanding $23.70 $11.97 $29.57
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 3,040 3,430 89 Great $29.74 $17.00 $36.11
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 820 810 14 Caution $22.02 $16.23 $24.91
Social and Community Service Managers 2,710 3,270 107 Great $18.14 $12.43 $21.00
Managers, All Other 10,900 10,990 202 Outstanding $30.42 $15.74 $37.76
Emergency Management Specialists 170 200 8 Caution $19.50 $10.66 $23.92

Schools offering this program in Missouri*


Central Michigan University
10100 Ambassador Drive, Suite 210
Kansas City, MO. 64153
Phone: (989) 774-4000

Central Missouri State University
235 Grinstead
Warrensburg, MO. 64093-5150
Phone: (660) 543-4111
www.cmsu.edu/

Evangel College
1111 N Glenstone Ave
Springfield, MO. 65802-2191
Phone: (417) 865-2815

Lincoln University
820 Chestnut St
Jefferson City, MO. 65101-3500
Phone: (573) 681-5071
www.lincolnu.edu/

Lindenwood College
209 S Kingshighway St
Saint Charles, MO. 63301-1695
Phone: (636) 949-4933

Missouri Valley College
PO Box 1000
Marshall, MO. 65340-1000
Phone: (816) 886-6924

Northwest Missouri State University
800 University Dr
Maryville, MO. 64468-6001
Phone: (660) 562-1363
www.nwmissouri.edu/

Park College
8700 NW River Park Dr
Parkville, MO. 64152-3795
Phone: (816) 741-2000

Southeast Missouri State University
One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, MO. 63701-4799
Phone: (573) 651-2469
www.semo.edu/

Southwest Missouri State University
901 S National Ave
Springfield, MO. 65804-0087
Phone: (417) 836-5262
www.smsu.edu/

Truman Education Center
268 Constitution St Ste 14
Fort Leonard Wood, MO. 65473-8934
Phone: (573) 329-2000

University of Missouri
105 Jesse Hall
Columbia, MO. 65211-1050
Phone: (573) 882-2121
www.missouri.edu/index.cfm

University of Missouri (Kansas City)
5100 Rockhill Rd
Kansas City, MO. 64110-2481
Phone: (816) 235-1365
www.umkc.edu/

University of Missouri (St. Louis)
8001 Natural Bridge Rd
Saint Louis, MO. 63121-4499
Phone: (314) 516-5961
www.umsl.edu/



* Data Provided by Missouri Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (MOICC)