MPPAL On Campus

Public Policy, Administration and Law

York University

12 months
12550 CAD/year
2870 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Public Policy, Administration and Law MPPAL program at York University is an executive/professional development program concentrating on the themes of constitutional and administrative law, public sector ethics, social justice and public sector management.


If you have management career goals in the public sector and nonprofit organizations, including senior officers with fire and police services, the Public Policy, Administration and Law MPPAL program at York University will meet your needs.

Learning outcomes

You will benefit from York ’s established strengths in public and administrative law, public policy, public sector ethics, democratic administration, program evaluation, environmental policy, change management, e-government, social policy, human resources management, financial accountability, labour relations and public sector marketing.

You will be able to complete the program within two years through evening and weekend course offerings, making the program fully accessible to working civil servants and public sector employees.

The program was designed in close consultation with the three levels of government — federal, provincial and municipal.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Management
  • Leadership and Human Resources Management
  • Public Finance and Accounting
  • Canadian Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Adminstrative Law and Ethics
  • Equity, Policy, Law and Planning
  • Research Methods and Information Systems
  • Program Evaluation and Public Policy Analysis
  • Topics in Public Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have at least five years of significant work experience in the public, business-government or nonprofit sector, or should have an undergraduate degree related to public policy and administration.
  • Resumé or CV
  • Examples of written work
  • Statement of areas of interest including experience/background

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12550 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6275 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    2870 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1435 CAD per semester during 12 months.

Part time tuition fees:

  • National students - $717
  • International students - $3,137

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 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.

Our partners

Public Policy, Administration and Law
York University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!