Master’s Degree Programs


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).


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.


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 Arts in Constitutional Government, Civics and Law

This program focuses on the foundations of the American political system through close readings of key texts in American constitutional and political history. It has both teaching and research tracks.


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.


The M.Ed. is an applied master’s program aimed at building the instructional skills and professional competency of teachers. (Please see below for Master of Education emphases offered).


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 Administration (MPA)

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


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


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


The Master of Financial Planning and Analytics (FPA) degree program prepares students for professional positions in financial planning and financial analytics. We help students progress towards professional Certified Financial PlannerTM (CFP®) and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) certifications.

Master of Physician Assistant Studies

Utah Valley University’s Physician Assistant Program provides a dynamic and supportive learning environment that will enable our students to master the professional competencies needed to practice as a physician assistant in any healthcare team.

Master of Science in Engineering and Technology Management, M.S.

The Master of Science in Engineering and Technology Management (MS-ETM) prepares engineering and technology professionals to become senior leaders in their fields by applying engineering, scientific, and technical principles to the management of strategic and operational projects.

Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.S.

This degree offers excellent training for students and the opportunity to license as Clinical Mental Health Counselors in the state of Utah and work as mental health professionals in a variety of settings.

Master of Science in Mathematics Education

Provides in-service teachers who desire to teach dual credit in high school with high-quality content-based knowledge critical to improve mathematics education and student achievement.

Master of Education in School Counseling

The Master of Education in School Counseling prepares individuals to provide school counseling services in grades K-12 in public and private schools, as well as academic advisement centers in universities and colleges.

Master of Education in Applied Behavior Analysis

The Master of Education in Applied Behavior Analysis prepare students to become practitioners of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and to work with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other neurodevelopmental disabilities.

Master of Education in K-12 Education Leadership

The Master of Education in K-12 Education Leadership allows educators to work in administrative roles in elementary and secondary schools as well as administration at the district level.

Master of Education in Higher Education Leadership

The Master of Education in Higher Education Leadership is designed to prepare competent and compassionate leaders to serve in a variety of non-teaching roles in higher education.

Graduate Certificate Programs

Graduate Certificate in Artificial Intelligence

The certificate provides fundamental and advanced skills in the principles, algorithms and technologies that enable AI and cybersecurity.

Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity

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


Provides in-service teachers who desire to teach dual credit in high school with high-quality content-based knowledge critical to improve mathematics education and student achievement.


The ABA Graduate Certificate will qualify students with a master’s degree to apply to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). This certificate includes all required ABA specific coursework and supervised practicum hours.

Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership

The certificate will meet the needs of candidates who have previously completed a master’s degree (M.Ed) and now wish to prepare as potential administrative and instructional school leaders for Utah’s schools.

Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management and Homeland Security Administration

The certificate concentrates on the safety and security planning aspects of mid and senior level public safety and emergency services leaders.

Graduate Certificate in Finance

The certificate program provides an introduction to the global securities market and its role in capital formation, wealth-creation, economic development, risk mitigation, wealth management, and other finance-related goals.

Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management

The certificate prepares students for a career in a healthcare environment by providing management skills and knowledge in healthcare systems, healthcare policies, and healthcare population management affecting the healthcare delivery system.

Graduate Certificate in Management

The certificate examines the strategic needs of any organization and how the function of information systems assists operations. You will learn to Identify creative methods to analyze problems, develop alternative decision-making strategies, and optimize business and organization processes.

Graduate Certificate in Marketing

The certificate covers conceptual frameworks and analytical tools for marketing decision-making from a cross-functional and strategic orientation. You will learn to focus on understanding user needs, forecasting and planning, solution design, managing adoption, and communicating value.

Graduate Certificate in Secondary Teaching

The primary goal of the certificate program will be to ensure that teacher candidates, through support, supervision, and evaluation, can demonstrate and apply the competencies required by the USBE for teacher licensure. Includes the basic coursework and field experiences required of all teacher candidates for an initial teaching license.

Graduate Certificate in Technology Management

The certificate is designed for professionals who want to enhance technology skills to become proficient in creating, managing, and using technology to accomplish strategic goals while expanding leadership skills in forecasting, business case development, and strategic alliances in technology.

Master of Education Emphases


The Master of Education degree program offers the following emphases:

Educational Technology Emphasis
Elementary Arts Integration Emphasis
Elementary Mathematics Emphasis
Elementary STEM Emphasis
Elementary Science Emphasis
English as a Second Language Emphasis
Gifted and Talented Education Emphasis
Reading I Emphasis
Secondary Teaching Emphasis
Teacher Leadership

Graduate Studies

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).