Choosing the right Graduate Program for You

It is important to choose a master’s program that is the right fit for you. Utah Valley University’s graduate programs are ideal for students seeking quality graduate educations at remarkable values.

Our graduate faculty earned their advanced degrees at some of the best institutions in the United States and the world. In addition to their degrees, many of them possess extensive professional experience. They are dedicated to helping you succeed in your graduate program.

We are committed to engaged learning, which involves active and collaborative learning. We provide you the opportunity to connect classroom experiences with applications in civic and professional life. We strive to improve the lives of citizens in Utah and throughout the world.

Utah Valley University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age (40 and over), disability status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, citizenship, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment, admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services.

The information provided is in compliance with the U.S. Department of Education’s disclosure requirements for programs eligible for Title IV financial aid as programs that prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation as required in 34 CFR6668.6(b).

Degree Programs

Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

The MAcc qualifies students to sit for the Uniform CPA Examination in Utah and many other states, which is a necessary step in becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

UVU's dynamic MBA programs focus on practical application and engaged, team-based learning. We offer one-year full-time and two-year part-time programs.

Master of Computer Science (MCS)

This program’s focus is to prepare students to enter the local, national, and global workforces as leaders and innovators rather than focusing on preparing students to conduct basic research.

Master of Science in Cybersecurity (MSC)

This program is designed to provide students with advanced technical and managerial knowledge of cyber security, preparing them for senior technical and leadership roles in the field.

Master of Education (MEd)

The M.Ed. is an applied master’s program aimed at building the instructional skills and professional competency of teachers.

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

The MSN Program prepares post-baccalaureate nursing students for advanced practice roles as nurse educators in academic settings and/or as clinical nurse educators in healthcare institutions.

Master of Public Service (MPS)

The Master of Public Service (MPS) is designed to develop the next generation of public service administrators in the areas of emergency services, criminal justice, and homeland security.

Master of Social Work (MSW)

The MSW will prepare students to become Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), qualifying them for a wide range of employment opportunities.

Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS)

The Physician Assistant program academically and clinically prepares compassionate providers who strengthen our regional healthcare workforce through exceptional patient care. It is a comprehensive and rigorous program designed for completion in 28 months—15 months of intensive didactic coursework followed by 13 months of clinical rotations.

Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT)

The Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy trains students to be professionally competent in the field of marriage and family therapy.

Master of Financial Planning and Analytics (MFPA)

 The Master of Financial Planning and Analytics (MFPA) is designed to develop the next generation of financial professionals. Not only will students receive a master’s degree from an AACSB accredited business school with rigorous training in quantitative financial analysis and financial planning, but students will also be academically prepared to sit for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP)® exam and /or the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)® level 1 and/or level 2 exams.

Certificate Programs

Cybersecurity Certificate

Coursework combines critical analysis of cyber security theory with hands-on education for essential applied cyber security techniques and tools.