A BYU Marriott Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree is designed for individuals passionate about devoting their careers to public and nonprofit service. Students develop a unique skill set preparing them to effectively serve and lead in both their personal and professional lives.

BYU Marriott MPA students are defined by their desire to make an impact; they are passionate about service, finding innovative solutions to community problems, and enhancing their leadership abilities.

Whether their objective is to become a city manager, lead a nonprofit organization, work in federal government, improve healthcare, or analyze public policy, students in the BYU Marriott MPA program are empowered to make a difference in the world.

Two program options are available for students to complete their BYU Marriott MPA degree. The full-time MPA program enables students to earn the degree in two years. Full-time MPA students may also apply for our JD/MPA program, which offers a joint law and MPA degree.

The Executive MPA program is designed for working professionals with at least four years of relevant, full-time work experience. EMPA students complete their coursework one evening per week over three years. Learn more about the full-time and executive programs by selecting the links below.