Career Path

Graduates of the MPA program can choose from a wide spectrum of career paths. Students receive support and guidance from the Business Career Center and enter the workforce in exciting jobs on the fast track to management.

Common MPA career fields include:

  • Local, state, and federal government
  • Nonprofit management
  • Education administration
  • Arts & recreation management
  • Government consulting

The Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) provides current employment and salary information for MPA graduates. 

BYU Marriott MPA graduates join a vast network of over 3,800+ fellow alumni who work in the public and social sectors in 48 states and more than 40 countries. Our alumni remain closely connected to the program and to each other throughout their careers.