Public Administration, Master | Brigham Young University | Provo, United States
24 months
15864 USD/year
15864 USD/year
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The full-time Public Administration program of Brigham Young University is designed to provide an understanding of the essential body of knowledge and to develop the basic skills needed for professional management. 


Public Administration program of Brigham Young University includes quantitative analysis, managerial economics, organizational behavior, strategy, human resource management, accounting, budget and finance, ethics, and communication. 

These skills are taught through practical class and field experiences, case studies, formal and computer simulations, and special workshops and seminars. Second-year courses are designed around an individual’s desired sector and skill areas. 

Sectors include local government, state and federal government, and nonprofit. Skills include resource development, program management, and finance.  By selecting a sector and a skill area, students are uniquely prepared for a career where they can effectively administer in government and nonprofit programs.

Students at Public Administration program of Brigham Young University will:

  • demonstrate an understanding of, passion for, and commitment to public service values, including reverence for the dignity and worth of all people and dedication to ethical governance.
  • be skilled at evaluating programs and policies. They know how to gather data, correctly analyze it, and employ the analysis to recommend policy and programmatic action in public service organizations.
  • effectively convey verbal and written information with the polish and professionalism appropriate for the public service context. They listen to and promote understanding among people with diverse viewpoints.
  • know how to leverage the power of a team. They conduct effective, agenda-based team meetings, and promote mutual accountability with teammates and collaborative partners.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Development Policy
  • Nonprofit Resource Development
  • Managerial Accounting and Computer Concepts
  • Economic Decision Making for Managers
  • Seminar in Economic Analysis
  • Public and Nonprofit Budgeting
  • Governmental Finance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


58 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Interest in public service as reflected in the statement of intent and resume.
  • Application - Submit an application by the program deadline
  • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Honor Code Commitment and Ecclesiastical Endorsement
  • Receive at least a 3.0 grade-point average in the cumulative undergraduate GPA from a regionally accredited university in the United States, or a comprehensive grade-point average of 3.0 from an equivalent university outside the United States. 
  • Evidence of Bachelor’s Degree and Transcripts
  • Resume
  • Employment History
  • 3 Letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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    15864 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15864 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    15864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15864 USD per year during 24 months.

Latter-day Saint Tuition - $7,932

Living costs for Provo

944 - 1633 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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