Public Administration, M.A. | University of Ottawa | Ottawa, Canada
24 months
18346 CAD/year
4912 CAD/year
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Public Administration from University of Ottawa aims to provide students with leading-edge theoretical and conceptual knowledge to enable them to understand and analyze public administration.


Public Administration from University of Ottawa aims to familiarize students with critical methods of knowledge production and to develop their capacity for conducting basic and applied research.  

Students at Public Administration from University of Ottawa will:

  • develop the ability to extract from research the learning necessary for undertaking their responsibilities as public managers and policy analysts.
  • be equipped with the know-how and skills necessary for success in a constantly changing organizational environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Co-op Work Term
  • Globalization And Continental Integration
  • Democratic Governance
  • Research Methods
  • Theories Of Public Management
  • Theories Of Public Policy
  • Ethics In The Public Sector
  • Public Administration: Coordination And Consistency
  • Culture And Power In Public Organizations
  • Selected Themes In Public Administration

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be considered for admission, applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree with specialization or a major in public administration or in a related discipline with a minimum average of 75% (B+).
  • Resume required
  • 2 Recommendation letters
  • Transcripts 
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18346 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9173 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4912 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2456 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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