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G.D. in Public Ethics

School of Ethics, Social Justice and Public Service

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Admission applications for September 2024 are now accepted.

Program description

The Graduate Diploma in Public Ethics provides students with a foundation in critical thinking and develops their knowledge of public ethics.

Through coursework, students will learn ethical theories and will explore ethical questions related to contemporary social issues. Students will learn how to articulate and analyze the contents of an ethical debate and to clarify issues that may arise, with the aim of shaping discussions and policies at the regional, national, and international levels.

The program is geared toward professionals in the public sector or other publicly engaged institutions who seek to reflect and build on their professional experience and previous studies.

Admission details

Registration: part-time or full-time
Program requirements: 5 courses
Program delivery: some courses are also offered online.
Language: this program is also offered in French.

For information about admission deadlines, please click here.


Students registered in this program may be eligible for a number of scholarships. For more information, please click here.

This diploma is conferred jointly by the Senates of Saint Paul University and the University of Ottawa.