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The School of Policy Studies at Queen's is committed to positively shaping public policy through education of the leaders of the future.  Interdisciplinary and experiential learning opportunities provide our students with the perspective, connections and inspiration to discover solutions to complex social issues.  We immerse our students in current public policy discourse through a network of faculty, alumni, researchers and community partners, providing active opportunities to impact public good.  

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The School of Policy Studies offers a rich and rewarding learning experience that is unsurpassed in Canada and matched only by the best public policy programs in the world.  Through high quality interactive teaching and integrated learning, we enhance leadership in public policy by providing students the inspiration, skills, competencies and connections to become better contributors to the public good.  The MPA curriculum includes core courses in economics, policy analysis, governance, management and quantitative methods.  Through elective courses, students apply their skills to the analysis and resolution of concrete policy and management problems.

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Upcoming Events


A Grading Framework for the Upcoming Federal Economic & Fiscal Update

November 1, 2023

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Statistics Canada Identifies Deficiencies in Canadians' Health: Governments Must Address Them Now

September 29, 2023

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Remembering the Honourable Hugh Segal

The School of Policy Studies is mourning Senator Hugh Segal, a policy leader who passed away on 09 August 2023 at the age of 72. He leaves a lasting legacy of non-partisan leadership in the Policy Studies community at Queen’s, across Canada and beyond.

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