MPP On Campus

Public Policy

University of Saskatchewan

24 months
3054 CAD/year
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The Public Policy MPP program offered by University of Saskatchewan provides students with opportunities to conduct research and contribute to the study of public policy and the application of policy expertise in the real world. Students graduating from this program possess the research skills necessary to play integral roles in the civil service, research organizations and industry associations. 


Program Details

The Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) is a provincial centre for advanced education, research, and outreach and training activities with campuses at both the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan. The school provides students and faculty the opportunity to work on contemporary public policy and administration challenges in an academic environment renowned for innovation and is fast becoming a destination for students from across the country and around the world.

The Public Policy MPP program offered by University of Saskatchewan is designed so that students can finish in as little as 16-24 months of studying full time. Upon entry into the program, each student is assigned a research advisor and an advisory committee.

The school’s scholarly work includes: public process intelligence, budgets and public finance, multi-level governance, agenda setting, decision making, ethical leadership and good governance, all within the context of the faculty’s substantive research areas (social policy, health policy, innovation policy, public-sector management, resource and environmental policy, and trade and immigration policy).

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Economics for Public Policy Analysis
  • Political Economy
  • Decision Making in Organizations
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Advanced Policy Analysis
  • Health Policy
  • Social Economy and Public Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a cumulative weighted average of at least a 75% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study
  • a four-year honours degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of study

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    3054 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1527 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • International students pay an additional $1158.25 per term.

Living costs for Saskatoon

1279 - 1865 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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