When applying to the Master of Public Service program, you have the option of taking the Co-op program or the Regular program. The full-time Master of Public Service Co-op program takes 20 months to complete. The program of study includes ten required courses, eight months of co-op work, and a major team project. You may also complete the program in 12 months without co-op, if you have at least one year of paid public sector experience.
The co-op program is recommended for most applicants. Once complete, you will graduate with a Master of Public Service Co-op (MPS Co-op) degree.
Term 1 (Courses) September - December
Term 2 (Courses) January - April
Terms 3 and 4 (Co-op Work Terms)* May - December
Term 5 (Major Team Project) January - April
Applicants must have a minimum of one year experience in the public service to apply for the regular program. Once complete, you will graduate with a Master of Public Service (M.P.S.) degree.