York University - Graduate Studies

Public Policy, Administration & Law

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Program Information

School:York University - Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Legal Studies, General
Public Administration
Public Policy Analysis
Description:York's Master of Public Policy, Administration and Law (MPPAL) program provides students with a comprehensive, cutting edge education focused on social justice issues, public and administrative law, public sector ethics and human rights.

While including all the elements of the standard curriculum followed by other Canadian MPA programs, the MPPAL includes the opportunity to study leading-edge subjects such as change management, human resources management, the impact of multiculturalism on policy development and implementation, as well as innovative approaches to labour relations and conflict resolution, e-government and the impact of globalization.
URL:Public Policy, Administration & Law at York University - Graduate Studies
Cost per year:*
National: $21,511

Cost per year is for the entire program and only represents tuition.

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
The admissions process for the MPPAL program at York is competitive. To be considered for admission, candidates must have either: completed an Honours Bachelors degree (or its equivalent) from a recognized University with a minimum grade point average of B+ in the final two years and a minimum of five years work experience in a relevant public sector management, administrative, or supervisory position; OR completed an Honours Bachelors degree o(r its equivalent) from a recognized University with a minimum grade point average of A in the final two years. Under this category, students may have completed less than five years work experience in a relevant public sector management, administrative, or supervisory position.

* 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 November 17, 2017