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What can you do with this major

Use the following as an idea list, and remember that they represent some, but certainly not all, of the careers you might consider in Public Administration. Also keep in mind that many Public Administration majors pursue graduate studies in public administration, law, political science, social services, public policy, and public affairs.

The following list represents a few of the kinds of career titles for Public Administration majors:

  • Professional Administrator
  • Policy Analyst
  • City Manager
  • Educational Technology Policy Analyst
  • County Manager
  • Entry-level Analyst
  • Mid-level Analyst
  • Senior Analyst
  • Director of Finance
  • Contract Administration Manager
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Budget/Fiscal Analysis
  • Budget Assistant
  • College Professor/Instructor
  • Budget Specialist
  • Program Manager
  • Personnel Counselor
  • Health and Human Resource Specialist

Below is a list of positions that recent UW-Green Bay graduates have achieved:

  • Secretary to the Brown County Executive
  • Benefits Administrator
  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Human Resource Generalist
  • Commissioner
  • Environmental Planner
  • Executive Assistant
  • Clinic Business Trainer
  • Benefits Analyst
  • Project Coordinator
  • Claims Analyst
  • Field Representative
  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Customer Service Representative

Want to know more about the nature of the work, working conditions, earnings, training, and job outlook? Then check out the Occupational Outlook Handbook.