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M.A. 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 M.A. in Public Ethics is designed to help graduates develop the following competencies:

  • To discern the values and ethical concerns involved in particular policy statements or social and political practices;
  • To propose appropriate strategies for taking these values and ethical concerns into consideration in the further formulation of policy statements and establishment of such practices at regional, national, and international levels;
  • To study more deeply the major ethical questions raised by society;
  • To explore the values and ethical concerns arising from, or involved in, a society defined more and more in terms of information creation and transfer.
  • To propose appropriate strategies for taking these values and ethical concerns into consideration in the further evolution of an information-oriented communication society.

This program is based upon course and seminar work, reflection on practical experience, optional internship, and supervised research in public ethics. The program is designed for students who wish to specialize in public ethics at the graduate level as well as professionals who are seeking to advance their careers, make career changes, or prepare for doctoral studies.

Admission details

Registration: full-time
Program length: 4 terms
Program delivery: some courses are also offered online.
Language: this program is also offered in French.

For information about admission deadlines, please click here.

Scholarships

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

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