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Public Policy Schools in Florida

14 Public Policy students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Public Policy is the 241st most popular major in the state out of a total 294 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Public Policy Majors in Florida

Public Policy majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 14

Gender Distribution

In Florida, a public policy major is more popular with women than with men.

Public Policy Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of public policy majors in Florida is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 14.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.1%
  • White: 71.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 7.1%
Public Policy Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Policy Grads in Florida

In this state, there are 14,420 people employed in jobs related to a public policy degree, compared to 740,490 nationwide.

Public Policy Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Public Policy Jobs in Florida

Public Policy grads earn an average of $80,990 in the state and $99,480 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.


Jacksonville University

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
4,213 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $21,588. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. It takes the average student 4.27 years to graduate.

Public Policy Careers in FL

Some of the careers public policy majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 33% $61,080
Medical and Health Services Managers 26% $95,740
Political Science Professors 17% $86,180
Education Professors 17% $63,850
Legislators 12% $41,070
Social Scientists 12% $73,820

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to public policy.

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Social Work 1,580
Human Services 1,143
Public Administration 841
Other Public Administration 20
Community Organization & Advocacy 6

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