Master’s students at the Clayton H. Riddell Graduate Program in Political Management spend much of their time comparing the strategies of politicians such as Jason Kenney, Justin Trudeau, and Kathleen Wynne in the classroom. This week, they’ll be able to discuss those policies with the... More
Clayton H. Riddell Graduate Program in Political Management
Have a passion for politics? Then, our master’s program may be what you are looking for.
As political staff to cabinet ministers and elected representatives, strategists and tacticians for political parties, campaign managers and communication officers, policy advocates for civil society organizations and grassroots movements, they are essential to democratic practice and to the institutions and apparatus of contested politics. However, until now there has been no formal education available to them in the professional skills of applied politics in Canada.
In response, Carleton University has created Canada’s first graduate program in political management: an intensive master’s degree designed to provide a professional foundation for students who will go on to leadership roles in the political offices and parties of the nation, and intended to contribute to a more constructive politics and well-informed policy decisions.
The Clayton H. Riddell Graduate Program in Political Management can now be found on Twitter at @RiddellMPM. Favourite, tweet, and follow us here! ... More
All year the 2013/14 Political Management cohort have been tweeting about their experiences throughout the program. These tweets have now been compiled to make a slideshow. Have a look to see what life is like as a student in the MPM program by clicking on the photo or here.... More