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:

  • nonprofit management
  • local, state, and federal government
  • government consulting
  • philanthropy
  • healthcare
  • international development
  • educational administration
  • arts and recreation management

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 fellow alumni who work in the public and social sectors in forty-eight states and more than forty countries. Our alumni remain closely connected to the program and to each other throughout their careers.