Master of Public Policy And Administration
The innovative MPPA program addresses the content areas for public policy and administration programs defined by the Canadian Association of Programs in Public Administration (CAPPA), along with unique training in domains not found in other programs, such as community psychology and social justice. The program prepares students with the skills, knowledge, and experience for a range of positions in Canada’s government and non-profit sectors—in social policy development, analysis, and reform, administration, and social service.
A baccalaureate degree or equivalent from an accredited institution.
A GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all undergraduate or graduate course work.
International students, whose first language is not English, are required to receive a score of 88 or better on the iBT (Internet based) TOEFL or 6.5 (overall) on IELTS. Students with IELTS 6.5 overall & 6.0 in writing, or 6.0 overall, are required to successfully complete a 12-week, non-credit Graduate Preparatory Program.
Statement of Intent (2-3 pages double-spaced) answering the following questions:
Why are you interested in your chosen field and program?
Why is Adler University’s program a good fit for you?
What are your career goals and interests?
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate schools attended (U.S and Canada)
Please have official transcripts sent directly to the Office of Admissions
Unofficial transcripts are accepted for any schools in which a degree was not received
Two letters of Recommendation (Optional).
These should be from someone who can specifically speak to your academic and professional abilities.