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M.A. in Social Innovation

Élisabeth-Bruyère School of Social Innovation

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Admission applications for September 2024 are now accepted.

Program description

The M.A. in Social Innovation provides a space for research and reflection to understand the dynamics and multiple impacts of social innovations while learning to assess and structure them more efficiently.

The program, which is based on the linking of theory and practice, provides students with the main analytical frameworks and approaches needed to meet current challenges facing social organizations.

This program is designed for a specific clientele : people interested in a career working for social change, as well as people who are already working in this area and wish to acquire skills in academic research and the analysis of innovation and social transformation. Our candidates may therefore be support staff, managers, entrepreneurs, activists, community workers, trade unionists, members of cooperatives, or people working in the public or parapublic sectors.

Admission details

Registration: full-time
Program length: 5 trimesters (2 years)
Program delivery: some courses are also offered online.
Language: this program is also offered in French.

For more information about admission application deadlines, please click here.


Students registered in this program may be eligible for a limited 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.