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Public Policy and Administration (MA)

Part of the Faculty of Arts

Program Overview

Launched in 2005, this program offers students the unparalleled advantage of engaging with public, non-profit and private sector organizations in Canada’s largest metropolis. Our downtown Toronto location is a significant asset in supporting student research, networking and elective placement/internship opportunities. In 2007-08, the program received the highest possible evaluation from an Ontario Council of Graduate Schools (OCGS) review, and in 2008 was the first program in Canada to earn accreditation from the Canadian Association of Programs in Public Administration (CAPPA). The program is offered in full- and part-time options.

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How to Apply

Once you’ve chosen your desired program(s), preparing your application requires careful research and planning. 

Financing Your Studies

We understand that pursuing graduate studies is a significant financial investment. Learn about funding packages – internal and external – available to grad students.

Finding a Supervisor

With 900+ affiliated and associate graduate teaching faculty, you're bound to find the right supervisor at Ryerson.