Transcript(s) (all post-secondary transcripts are required)

Letters of Reference (2 required) Please select two referees who can comment on your preparation and potential for graduate study in public policy and administration. Ideally, both will be university faculty members who have taught you in upper-year courses, or who have supervised your academic work. If you have been away from university studies for some time, you may select non-academic referees who have supervised your professional work.

Statement of Intent (1 required) that is no more than 1 page, single-spaced. In it, please briefly outline: your academic and/or professional experience; your personal and professional goals; and how the MPPA will build on that experience in order to help you reach those goals.

CV/Résumé (1 required) that includes information about your education, professional experience, voluntary activities, and noteworthy achievements.

Writing Sample (1 required): of which you are the sole author; no more than 10 pages, doublespaced (e.g., an original term paper, or work report).

Language Proficiency: All applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate English proficiency in one of the following ways:

a) Present an official transcript to indicate that they have completed a degree within the past three years in a university in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom or any other country in which the primary language is English, and where the language of instruction in the relevant educational institution was exclusively English;
b) Provide official documentation of a satisfactory English proficiency test score. Minimum scores for the program are: CAEL: 70; TOEFL (paper-based test): 600; TOEFL (computer-based
test): 250; TOEFL (internet-based test): 100, with a minimum score of 25 on each component; IELTS: 7, with a minimum of 6.0 in each band score.