Public Management Administration

Ranked in 2012, part of Public Affairs

Public management and public administration programs give students leadership and conflict management skills for jobs in the public and private sectors. These are the top schools for an M.P.A. or M.P.P. in public management administration.

Rank School name
#1 Syracuse University (Maxwell)

Syracuse, NY

#2 University of Georgia

Athens, GA

#3 Indiana University—​Bloomington

Bloomington, IN

#4 Harvard University (Kennedy)

Cambridge, MA

#5 University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

#6 University of Southern California (Price)

Los Angeles, CA

#7 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey—​Newark

Newark, NJ

#8 American University

Washington, DC

#9 New York University (Wagner)

New York, NY

#10 George Washington University (Trachtenberg)

Washington, DC

#11 University of Washington (Evans)

Seattle, WA

#12 Ohio State University (Glenn)

Columbus, OH

#13 University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

#14 University at Albany—​SUNY (Rockefeller)

Albany, NY

#14 University of Texas—​Austin (LBJ)

Austin, TX

#14 University of Wisconsin—​Madison (La Follette)

Madison, WI

#17 Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA

#18 Florida State University (Askew)

Tallahassee, FL

#19 Arizona State University

Phoenix, AZ

#19 Texas A&M University—​College Station (Bush)

College Station, TX

#21 University of Maryland—​College Park

College Park, MD

#21 University of Minnesota—​Twin Cities (Humphrey)

Minneapolis, MN

#21 University of Nebraska—​Omaha

Omaha, NE

#24 University of Colorado—​Denver

Denver, CO

#25 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

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