University of Calgary - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty of Graduate Studies
Earth Sciences 1010, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary AB
Calgary, AB
Canada T2N 1N4

Public Policy (MPP)

Program Information
Faculty: Graduate Studies
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Public Policy Analysis
Description The goal of the Master of Public Policy program is to train policy professionals to step into a wide variety of paid positions across government, private and not-for-profit sectors. This 12-month program fosters in students an appreciation of the importance of effective institutions, efficient regulation and the role that markets play in democracies. Program curriculum is guided by The School of Public Policy’s four focus areas: Social Policy and Health, Energy and Environmental Policy, Fiscal and Economic Policy and International Policy and Trade. The MPP program offers many benefits to students, including: instruction and supervision by leading experts, engaging courses, exposure to innovative research, interactive professional/career development sessions across the year, generous awards and funding opportunities, numerous events and conferences in Calgary and beyond, plus mentorship opportunities with program alumni employed in a wide variety of organizations across Canada.
Website: Public Policy (MPP) at University of Calgary - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Length: 1 Year(s)
Cost per year:

Cost shown is for the entire duration of study (12 months).
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 105] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants are required to have a four year baccalaureate degree, or equivalent from a recognized institution, and a minimum 3.3 GPA on a 4.0 point system in the last two years of the student’s undergraduate program or over the last 60 units (10 full course equivalents).

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: December 22, 2018