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Schools Offering Public Administration Programs in Nebraska

Around 0.3% of Nebraska's graduates graduate from public administration degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 161 public administration professionals graduate from Nebraska's 6 public administration schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Nebraska that has a public administration program is Midland Lutheran College. Midland Lutheran College, which was ranked 48th in the country in 2010, is located in Fremont. no students graduated with a degree in public administration from Midland Lutheran College in 2010. Students at Midland Lutheran College paid $23,664 per year in tuition fees.

University of Nebraska at Omaha, which is located in Omaha, is the second-ranked school in Nebraska that has a public administration program. It received a ranking of 71st in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Nebraska at Omaha graduated 84 students from its public administration program. University of Nebraska at Omaha charged in-state students $6,626 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Nebraska with a public administration program is Doane College, which is located in Crete. In 2010, it was ranked 71st nationwide. In 2010, Doane College graduated 1 students from its public administration programs. Tuition at Doane College was $22,170 per year.


Public administration schools in Nebraska, charge students an average tuition of $12,646 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $23,664 per year, or as little as $6,150 per year. The Nebraska public administration schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Midland Lutheran College - located in Fremont, students are charged $23,664 per year
  2. Doane College - located in Crete, students are charged $22,170 per year
  3. University of Phoenix-Omaha Campus - located in Omaha, students are charged $9,440 per year

The public administration schools in Nebraska that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Bellevue University - located in Bellevue, students are charged $6,150 per year
  2. University of Nebraska at Omaha - located in Omaha, students are charged $6,626 per year
  3. Doane College-Lincoln Grand Island and Master - located in Lincoln, students are charged $7,825 per year

A public administration degree from a Nebraska school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs public administration graduates in Nebraska pursue include chief executive officer, economic development specialist, and community development planner. If you decide to work as a public administration professional in Nebraska, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 2,840 Nebraska public administration professional as of 2010. This number includes 1,540 legislators, 1,100 chief executive officers, and 40 economic development specialists. The Nebraska counties with the largest populations of public administration professional are:

  1. Harrison County - 940 public administration professionals
  2. Arthur County - 450 public administration professionals
  3. Antelope County - 420 public administration professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 3,790 public administration professionals will be working in Nebraska. This would require the number of public administration professional to grow by 8%.


On average, public administration professionals earn $84,535 per year. However, Nebraska public administration professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,480 per year to more than $86,470 per year in 2010. On average public administration professional earn the most in the following Nebraska counties:

  1. Lancaster County - $108,460 per year
  2. Butler County - $95,885 per year
  3. Harrison County - $92,390 per year

Public administration professionals in the following counties in Nebraska make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Adams County - $80,085 per year
  2. Arthur County - $86,105 per year
  3. Antelope County - $87,030 per year

The public administration professionals with highest average salaries in Nebraska were:

  1. Chief Executive Officer - $176,580 per year
  2. Economic Development Specialist - $72,630 per year
  3. Community Development Planner - $64,500 per year

On average, the lowest paid public administration professionals in Nebraska were:

  1. Community Development Planner - $64,500 per year
  2. Legislator - $24,430 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Nebraska statistics regarding a career in public administration. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as sociology or political science.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration in Nebraska
  • Master's Degree in Public Administration in Nebraska
  • Doctoral Degree in Public Administration in Nebraska

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Legislators 1,540 $24,430 42.6%
Chief Executives 1,100 $176,580 -28.6%
Urban and Regional Planners 160 $64,500 23.1%
Economists 40 $72,630 -50.0%

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