Some careers require a specific degree, and others are more flexible.

What job can you get with a public administration degree?

Most public administration graduates go on to become urban planners, budget analysts, and chief executives. Here is a list of careers where the skills you learn in a public administration degree will be useful:

What is the job market for public administration degrees?

Compared to other degrees in the US, the job market for public administration graduates is average overall. This means that job opportunities have remained steady and that the market is consistent with other sectors across the country.

Employment Status% of Public Administration Grads
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