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Public Administration & Social Service at Luzerne County Community College

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Public Administration & Social Service at Luzerne County Community College

What traits are you looking for in a public administration and social service school? To help you decide if Luzerne County Community College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's public administration and social service program.

Luzerne County Community College is located in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 4,920.

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.

Luzerne County Community College Public Administration & Social Service Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Public Administration & Social Service (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Associate’s Degree in Public Administration & Social Service

Online Classes Are Available at Luzerne County Community College

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

Luzerne County Community College does offer online education options in public administration and social service for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Associate’s Degree

Luzerne County Community College Public Administration & Social Service Rankings

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Public Administration & Social Service Student Demographics at Luzerne County Community College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the public administration and social service majors at Luzerne County Community College.

Luzerne County Community College Public Administration & Social Service Associate’s Program

83% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 17% of public administration and social service associate's degrees went to men and 83% went to women.

Luzerne County Community College Gender Breakdown of Public Administration & Social Service Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in public administration and social service at Luzerne County Community College are white. Around 58% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Luzerne County Community College with a associate's in public administration and social service.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Public Administration & Social Service Majors at Luzerne County Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 7
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Concentrations Within Public Administration & Social Service

Public Administration & Social Service majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Luzerne County Community College. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Human Services 16
Social Work 2

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 PA, the home state for Luzerne County Community College.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
General and Operations Managers 80,160 $133,480
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 20,160 $43,680
Social and Human Service Assistants 18,480 $34,320
Medical and Health Services Managers 16,410 $97,310
Health Specialties Professors 12,420 $95,160

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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