Graduation and Placement

The Department of Public Administration has an excellent track record of placing its graduates at various levels of government. The chart below shows our graduates as of fall 2015.

The majority of our graduates find employment in local governments across the United States. The Department of Public Administration is ranked best in Texas and 13th nationally by U.S. News & World Report in City Management & Urban Policy. The Department is also ranked 26th in Public Administration and Management. The following chart shows our graduates in the various local government positions where they have found employment.

Class of 2015 Positions

Planning & Zoning Coordinator

Assistant to the City Manager

Administrative Coordinator

Coordinator Community Relations

Executive Director

Management Intern

Administrative Manager

Residential Solid Waste Manager

Management Analyst

Management Intern

Crime Scene Investigator

Assistant to Director of Public Works

Program Analyst II


Senior Director


Class of 2015 Employers

City of Fort Worth

City of Grand Prairie

University of North Texas

YWCA Fort Worth & Tarrant County

Nonprofit Organization

City of Lewisville

City of Brownsville Texas

City of Denton

City of Richardson

Town of Flower Mound

City of Dallas

City of Fort Worth

North Central Texas Council of Gov.

Higher Education

University of North Texas System



The Graduation Rates