Advance your understanding of how governments work and their role in contemporary societies.
The program examines public management principles from various perspectives (administration, financial management, human resources, ethics, administrative reforms, governance, etc.) and the processes involved in designing public policies (policy cycle, roles of various stakeholders, ideologies, contextual factors, etc.). It prepares you for a career in the public or para-public sector, for work in the private or community sectors, or in government relations.
Why choose the School of Political Studies
Just steps from Parliament Hill, in the heart of the nation’s capital, the School benefits from a rich network of contacts developed by its professors and alumni. You get to study next door to the federal public service, which is not only an employer but also a University partner and the subject of much University research.
Part of your learning experience
You can choose to customize your program to focus specifically on public administration or to complement it with other related disciplines such as political science, economics, history, or many more.