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Other Public Administration Major

740 yearly degrees
#245 in popularity

Other public administration is a major that typically falls into the Public & Social Service category.

There are 25 programs available throughout the country that offer an associate’s degree in other public admin, 26 that offer a bachelor’s degree, and 31 that offer a master’s degree. There are also at least 9 schools in the nation where you can get your doctorate degree in the field.

Who Is Getting an Other Public Admin Degree?

Other public administration is one of the least chosen majors in the country, ranked #224 in popularity. About 300 students graduated with a bachelor’s degree in the field in 2017. The major attracts more women than men. About 76.4% of the recent graduates in this field are female.

Racial Distribution

At the countrywide level, the racial distribution of other public admin majors is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.2%
  • Black or African American: 27.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.8%
  • White: 51.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 7.3%
Other Public Administration Majors Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Americans aren’t the only ones with an interest in other public admin. About 0.9% of those graduating in 2017 were international students. The most popular countries sending other public admin majors to the U.S. are China, South Korea and India.

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Online Other Public Administration Programs

There are 26 colleges that offer a bachelor’s degree in other public administration, with 7 of them offering at least some courses online.

Online learners must listen or watch video lectures, participate in group chats or forums, submit papers and assignments electronically, take tests, and meet deadlines.

Online learners benefit from being able to watch lectures remotely and complete coursework on their schedule, but they also take longer to graduate than average and are more likely to dropout.


Bureau of Labor Statistics
National Center for Education Statistics
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