Joint JD-MPP Program

Juris Doctor/Master of Public Policy Program (JD/MPP)

With the complexity of a modern international economy come increasing regulatory challenges and responsibilities. Navigating those obstacles requires deep knowledge of both public policy and law. The Juris Doctor/Master of Public Policy at the University of Calgary combines the study of law and public policy across spectrum of dynamic issues where law and public policy intersect, including resources and the environment, economic and social issues, international policy, as well as taxation, regulation and public finance. Offered in partnership by the Faculty of Law and The School of Public Policy, this 3.5 year program is targeted at students who are interested in developing their legal skills and their ability to understand, analyze, develop and implement public policy.

Students interested in the JD/MPP must meet the admission requirements for the Faculty of Graduate Studies and those for the JD and MPP programs. Please consult the JD Student Services Coordinator for more information regarding the Juris Doctor program, and the MPP Graduate Program Strategist for more information regarding the Master of Public Policy Program.

A separate application for the MPP and for the JD is required for the combined JD/MPP program. See additional details and deadlines under admissions of the MPP website.


Lino John

Graduate Program Advisor, Master of Public Policy
(403) 210-7109