Master of Public Administration (Management)

Internationally Recognized

Designed and delivered by internationally recognized academics and senior public service practitioners, our program's optimal blend of theory, analysis and day-to-day practical learning gives you a unique framework to address the complex national and global issues that leaders and executives face today and in the future.

Build Your Skills While Continuing to Work

Building on your existing expertise, we will help you strengthen your ability to respond effectively to complex policy and management issues – and to think strategically in order to anticipate and plan for future challenges.

Build Your Professional Network

Our program offers valuable opportunities to develop lifelong relationships with other public and not-for-profit sector professionals.

Online Information Sesions

Register for an informative, interactive online information session to find out more. 

CAPPA Accredited

In 2018, the Dalhousie University School of Public Administration's on-campus Master of Public Administration and online/blended Master of Public Administration Management progams became the first MPA programs in Canada to receive full accreditation from the Canadian Association of Programs in Public Administration.

Visit the CAPPA website to find out more.

Read the news release: Dalhousie MPA programs first to be accredited under CAPPA's new standards.

I see the world differently. My world vision has shifted and I understand things from a whole new perspective, which has created a more positive path to pursue my goals.
— Kim Anderson