The SPP Advantage

CHANGE THE WORLD WITH A MASTER OF PUBLIC POLICY

“The School of Public Policy shines with an outstanding faculty who are invested in your success and a comprehensive curriculum that prepares you for a career in public policy.”

Ai-Men Lau
Communications Officer, Macdonald Laurier Institute
Graduation Year: 2019

 

LEARN FROM SOME OF CANADA’S LEADING PUBLIC POLICY SCHOLARS

“The School of Public Policy provides a quality curriculum taught by experienced professionals. This combination results in education that is relevant and engaging”

Vanessa Morin
MPP Student Council President
Graduation Year: 2020

 

ENGAGE WITH LOCAL, NATIONAL AND GLOBAL POLICY PRACTITIONERS AND THINKERS

“The MPP program was instrumental in teaching me to analyze an issue from all sides involved and prepare the best non-partisan advice possible. Every day I sit and chat policy with some of Canada’s most brilliant economists, and I can hold my own because of the lessons learned and discussions had at the School of Public Policy.”

Tasha Taylor
Associate Analyst/Economist, Finance Canada / Finances Canada, Government of Canada
Graduation Year: 2014

 

DEVELOP THE SKILLS AND UNDERSTANDING TO SHAPE POLICY IN BOTH THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTORS

“The School of Public Policy continues to be a hub for both policy analysis and best practices in implementation.”

Jason Ribeiro
PhD Candidate
Director of Strategy, Calgary Economic Development

 

EXPERIENCE A COMPREHENSIVE AND TAILORED APPROACH TO PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, AND INDIVIDUALIZED CAREER COACHING AND PLACEMENT SUPPORT BEFORE AND AFTER GRADUATION

“In my current role, the MPP Program training has given me the necessary skills to dissect the myriad of economic regulations pertaining to my job and to understand the consequences of such regulation when pricing and negotiating commercial agreements.”

Jason Fransoo
Commercial Manager, Canadian Pacific
Graduation Year: 2013

 

UTILIZE YOUR KNOWLEDGE THROUGH INTERNSHIPS, RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS, CASE COMPETITIONS AND MORE

“What sets The School apart is its hands-on curriculum and the opportunities it creates for students to network at the highest level.”

Jasmine Brown
Senior Manager, Stakeholder Relations and Policy, Institute of Health Economics
Graduation Year: 2012

 

EXPAND YOUR EXPERIENCE WITH OPPORTUNITIES FOR DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL GROUP STUDY TRAVEL

“It was great to learn about similar and different policy issues in Israel, in comparison to Canada. The opportunity to travel and immerse yourself in the diverse Israeli culture for 10 days was incredible!”

Mungunzul Amarbayan
Graduation Year: 2020

 

THE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY’S COMMITMENT TO OUR STUDENTS

  • You will develop real-world policy skills to immediately begin making an impact on public policy upon graduation in both the public and private sectors
  • You will learn from some of Canada’s leading public policy scholars as well as meet local, national and global policy practitioners, thinkers, makers and influencers
  • You will be equipped to pursue policy-related careers in both the private and public sector, following in the footsteps of our successful post-graduates
  • You will be inspired and engaged by The School’s depth of expertise and data-driven research on important social and economic issues affecting Canada
  • You will be supported every step of the way. From identifying a career plan, developing the mindset and skills for a successful job search and learning how to market your skills and experiences to a range of employers, we ensure graduates can build career connections and thrive in a challenging job market before and after graduation.
  • You will experience a comprehensive and tailored approach to professional development with numerous opportunities to further enhance your skills, make meaningful connections, and secure a policy-related job