The Master’s and Diploma programs in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership are offered by the multi-disciplinary graduate School of Public Policy and Administration (SPPA).  Established in 1953, SPPA is the oldest school of public policy in Canada and a leader in graduate education in this field.

SPPA also offers a: Master of Arts in Public Administration; PhD in Public Policy; Master of Sustainable Energy (jointly with the Faculty of Engineering and Design); and Graduate Diplomas in Policy and Program Evaluation; Public Management; Health Policy; and Sustainable Development.

SPPA is situated in a unique Faculty of Public Affairs (FPA) which includes other interdisciplinary professional schools as well as academic departments.  We also collaborate closely with the Sprott School of Business. MPNL/DPNL students may, with permission and subject to availability, take elective courses in other FPA units or in the Sprott School of Business.