Career Profile

The BYU Marriott MPA class of 2018 placed 94 percent of its job-seeking graduates within six months of graduation.

BYU MPA Placement


Average salary for BYU MPA graduates – $57,000

Placement by Region

West 63%
Southwest 27%
Mid-Atlantic 7%
International 3%

Placement by Sector

Local Government   30%
Federal Government   23%
State Government   20%
Private Sector   17%
Nonprofit Sector   10%

Top Employers

  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • State of Utah
  • Goldman Sachs

Class of 2018 data based on students seeking employment and placed six months after graduation or earlier.

(Includes all graduates from August 2017 through April 2018. A total of 49 students graduated during the 2017-2018 academic year.)