Deadlines

Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master of Public Policy (MPP), Doctor of Philosophy in Public Policy (PhD)

  • January 15 for September entry with primary funding consideration
  • May 1 for September entry with possible funding consideration

International students are very strongly encouraged to apply by the January 15th deadline to allow for sufficient time to secure all documents required to study in Canada.

Master of Health Administration (MHA)

  • May 1 for September entry
  • October 1 for January entry

Master's Certificate

Entry is possible in any semester. Applications received eight weeks prior to the start of the semester will be considered for entry in the following semester.

Late applications may be considered after the deadlines if space is available.

Start your application

You must submit an application through the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (University of Regina) to apply.

The application fee is $100 CAD.

For guidance on applying to the MPA program, click here.

For guidance on applying to the MPP program, click here.

For guidance on applying to the MHA program, click here.

For guidance on applying to the PhD program, click here.

For guidance on applying to a Masters Certificate program, click here.

Required documents

After you apply online, send the documents listed below to:

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Paskwāw Tower 110.2 
University of Regina
3737 Wascana Parkway
Regina, SK   S4S 0A2

Please email the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research at the University of Regina for questions about document mailing and/or updates about your application status:

Email the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research


  • Student waiver form
  • Official transcripts of all previous undergraduate and graduate courses will be required, even if a degree was not awarded (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the purpose of application). University of Regina transcripts are not required. Official transcripts must be sent directly from the institution where the classes were taken. If you have not yet completed your degree, you may still apply by sending your transcripts in progress. If your admission is successful, official transcripts must be provided by the institution upon completion of your degree.
  • Two confidential letters of recommendation (academic and/or professional referees are encouraged to include personal letters of reference along with the required form). Download form. Referees can send required form and personal letter to Graduate Studies office via email: grad.publicpolicy@uregina.ca. Referees must send the form and personal letter from their professional email address in order to be received as an "official" reference.
  • An updated resume with scholarly contributions, background information, education history, and relevant employment history.
  • Personal statement (please see the program-specific pages for guidance)
  • Proof of English proficiency: If you are an international student and are not a native English speaker, you must submit proof of English proficiency in the form of a recognized test (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL), unless you have attended a university recognized by the University of Regina where the language of instruction was English.