Students interested in pursuing a professional degree program in public policy that can be completed in 12 months through intensive study will find the Master of Public Policy (MPP) an ideal choice for beginning and/or furthering their careers in a public policy role in the government, private sector, and not for profit realm. The School has graduates working in a diverse number of fields across Canada, and by joining the MPP program, you will have the ability to tie into this network of professionals. Students graduate with a comprehensive set of analytical and quantitative skills that enable them to formulate and implement policy across multiple business sectors. The School also supports graduate study at the Doctoral level through the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program (IGP).
The School offers students a series of professional development sessions aimed at providing them the ability to obtain a paid summer internship and secure meaningful, policy related work upon graduation. Students regularly interact with MPP alumni employed in numerous fields while also developing professional contacts in Calgary and beyond. Throughout the year, MPP students participate in and benefit from discussions and debates on issues of importance in a range of business sectors at the local, national and international level.