School of Public Policy and Administration

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The School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University prepares students for careers of leadership and meaningful contribution across the public, private and nonprofit sectors.

SPPA delivers a range of professionally-relevant academic programs that balance theory and practice, tradition and innovation. We offer an energizing intellectual environment, an expansive community of scholars and practitioners, as well as a welcoming culture that respects and supports diverse perspectives.