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Public Administration & Social Service at Capella University

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Public Administration & Social Service at Capella University

Every public administration and social service school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the public administration and social service program at Capella University stacks up to those at other schools.

Capella University is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has a total student population of 36,284.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Public Administration & Social Service section at the bottom of this page.

Capella University Public Administration & Social Service Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Public Administration & Social Service
  • Doctorate Degree in Public Administration & Social Service

Online Classes Are Available at Capella University

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

For those who are interested in distance learning, Capella University does offer online courses in public administration and social service for the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Capella University Public Administration & Social Service Rankings

In 2019, 156 students received their master’s degree in public administration and social service from Capella University. This makes it the #90 most popular school for public administration and social service master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 60 students who received their doctoral degrees in public administration and social service, making the school the #3 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Public Administration & Social Service Student Demographics at Capella University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the public administration and social service majors at Capella University.

Capella University Public Administration & Social Service Master’s Program

87% Women
56% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 156 public administration and social service students who graduated with a master's degree in 2018-2019 from Capella University, about 13% were men and 87% were women.

Capella University Gender Breakdown of Public Administration & Social Service Master's Degree Grads

In the public administration and social service master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 56% of degree recipients. That is 16% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Capella University with a master's in public administration and social service.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Public Administration & Social Service Majors at Capella University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 78
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 43
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 27

Capella University also has a doctoral program available in public administration and social service. In 2019, 60 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Public Administration & Social Service

Public Administration & Social Service majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Capella University. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Human Services 81
Public Administration 73
Community Organization & Advocacy 25
Social Work 24
Other Public Administration 13

Careers That Public Administration & Social Service Grads May Go Into

A degree in public administration and social service can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for MN, the home state for Capella University.

Occupation Jobs in MN Average Salary in MN
General and Operations Managers 46,440 $112,120
Social and Human Service Assistants 15,000 $36,160
Managers 9,350 $128,590
Medical and Health Services Managers 8,220 $110,490
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 8,150 $55,560

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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