Welcome to the Master of Public Service program!
Our goal is to provide you with quick and convenient access to relevant and up-to-date information that you’ll need in order to make your graduate experience a rewarding one. In addition to this website, please check out the MPS Student Handbook on uWaterloo LEARN for even more information on having a successful time at uWaterloo.
If you still have questions or concerns that are not answered on this site or in the handbook, please contact the MPS Program Officer – your first point of contact to student success.
Get connected with your MPS family!
Grad school is one of the greatest adventures of your life. Like any adventure, your life in MPS will include some challenges, heroic moments, and funny stories. And with our well-connected alumni network, you'll have many smiling faces ready and willing to offer you some words of wisdom just when you need it the most.
From personalized mock interviews to networking events, MPS offers you a wide range of methods to connect with senior students and alumni. Your year will include:
- a fun-filled informative orientation
- a learn to network mixer in Toronto (transportation included)
- mock interviews with alumni
- MPS Talks, a senior student-led co-op prep conference
- a special end-of-year dinner with a prestigious public servant
- lots of guest speakers and many fun events