Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University) - School of Graduate Studies

Public Policy and Administration (MA)

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Program Information

School:Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University) - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Public Administration
Public Policy Analysis
Description: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.

URL:Public Policy and Administration (MA) at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University) - School of Graduate Studies
Length:1 Year(s)
Careers:LegislatorsNatural and Applied Science Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*77
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants are required to have: a four-year honours Bachelor's degree (or equivalent); and a minimum GPA of 3.33 / 4.33 (B+), or equivalent, in the final half of the undergraduate program.

    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93]
    Application Notes : If you have not completed two or more years, full-time, at a Canadian university or a university at which English was the primary language of instruction, or have not completed a graduate degree at a university where English was the primary language of instruction, you will be required to provide certification of English language proficiency through one of the accepted examinations listed below. Scores are valid for two years from the test date. It is important to understand that meeting the minimum English proficiency requirements does not guarantee admission. Programs may set additional requirements to these minimum standards. For exemption from this requirement, applicants are required to provide an official statement from their institutions Registrar's office confirming the use of English as the Medium of Instruction for the duration of their study.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Portfolio

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * 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.

    Modified on July 27, 2018