Public Policy & Global Affairs

Master of Public Policy & Global Affairs (MPPGA)

The MPPGA program is designed to provide non-governmental organizations, local and national governments, inter-governmental agencies, and other employers with exclusive access to highly skilled, globally-minded policy practitioners. You can find out more about the MPPGA programĀ here.

Students are available every May for 4 or 8-month paid work terms, and September for 4-month terms. Hiring up to 4 months in advance of the start date ensures access to the largest pool of candidates.

Expertise & Roles

MPPGA students are trained with a broad skillset that combines data analysis with policy tools, economic understanding, communication skills, and creativity.

MPPGA students specialize in 1 of 3 streams:

  • Development and Social Change
  • Resources, Energy and Sustainability
  • Global Governance and Security

View curriculum details here.

  • Policy Strategy, Design & Analysis
  • Data Analysis
  • External Relations
  • Global Security
  • Government Relations
  • Immigration & International Development
  • Regulatory & Environmental Affairs
  • Research Services
  • Social Service Delivery
  • Strategic Communications & Digital Diplomacy