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Canadian Public Policy (CPP) is an interdisciplinary program examining public decision-making and policy processes related to environmental, social, health, and economic policy.
Program overview

Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences
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The Canadian Public Policy program at Mount Allison provides an adaptable and broad knowledge base for students interested in all levels of Canadian-based policy work, giving students a strong foundation in policy analysis and implementation.

Students take a core set of political science and economics courses from the foundation of the CPP program, then select areas of specialization to complete their degree.

Topics of study include:

  • theories and processes of public policy-making
  • analysis of public policy fields like environment, health, and education
  • political leadership in Canada
  • canadian federalism and intergovernmental relations
  • social and legal issues and policies in regional, national, and international contexts
  • organizational behaviour, financial and management accounting

Find a list of Canadian public policy courses in the academic calendar — Canadian public policy.

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