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Master of Public Service

  • Program Director: Thomas Sturtevant
  • Office: Hanger A – Rm 202
  • Telephone: 801-863-7518
  • Email:  tom.sturtevant@uvu.edu
  • Administrative Support: Meridee Chilton
  • Office: Hanger A – Rm 208
  • Telephone: 801-863-5848
  • Email: meridee.chilton@uvu.edu

Program Description

The Master of Public Service (MPS) degree at UVU develops the next generation of public service administrators. The MPS offers students an applied and engaging public sector education with broad based knowledge, skills, and abilities in public service administration. The interdisciplinary curriculum focuses on managing, leading, and administering vital public services and public safety functions with an emphasis on ethical considerations, communications, strategic planning, public policy issues, and research methods.

The MPS requires 36 semester hours of graduate course work; currently offered all online.

Admission Requirements

Bachelor degree holders with at least a 3.0 GPA cumulative or last 60 credit hours may apply. Potential students must apply for admission by completing the online MPS Graduate School Application. To be accepted, students must complete the following:

  • Submit all official transcripts.
  • Provide two letters of recommendation.
  • Submit resume.
  • Submit answer to essay questions.

Deadlines and current application requirements are posted on the MPS website; www.uvu.edu/mps.


 
 
2018-19 Master of Public Service--Tuition and Fee Schedule
Resident      Non-Resident   
Credit Hours Tuition Fees Total   Credit Hours Tuition Fees Total
1 $406 $35 $441   1 $986 $35 $1,021
2 $812 $70 $882   2 $1,972 $70 $2,042
3 $1,218 $105 $1,323   3 $2,958 $105 $3,063
4 $1,624 $140 $1,764   4 $3,944 $140 $4,084
5 $2,030 $175 $2,205   5 $4,930 $175 $5,105
6 $2,436 $210 $2,646   6 $5,916 $210 $6,126
7 $2,842 $245 $3,087   7 $6,902 $245 $7,147
8 $3,248 $280 $3,528   8 $7,888 $280 $8,168
9 $3,654 $315 $3,969   9 $8,874 $315 $9,189
10 $4,060 $350 $4,410   10 $9,860 $350 $10,210
11 $4,466 $350 $4,816   11 $10,846 $350 $11,196
12 $4,872 $350 $5,222   12 $11,832 $350 $12,182
13 $5,278 $350 $5,628   13 $12,818 $350 $13,168
14 $5,684 $350 $6,034   14 $13,804 $350 $14,154
15 $6,090 $350 $6,440   15 $14,790 $350 $15,140
16 $6,496 $350 $6,846   16 $15,776 $350 $16,126
17 $6,902 $350 $7,252   17 $16,762 $350 $17,112
18 $7,308 $350 $7,658   18 $17,748 $350 $18,098
19 $7,714 $350 $8,064   19 $18,734 $350 $19,084
20 $8,120 $350 $8,470   20 $19,720 $350 $20,070