"This recognition of our programs by such a well-respected association confirmed that our students are receiving a high-quality education that is preparing them with the proper tools to be successful in their careers," said Michael Atkinson, executive director, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy. "With this step forward, our hope is our programs will experience further growth with regards to student recruitment and partnerships with other institutions and industries."
The Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, with campuses at the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Regina, is an interdisciplinary centre for public policy research, teaching, outreach and training. The school is joining Carleton, Ryerson and Western universities as one of four policy programs with accreditation status in Canada, and is the first program in Western Canada to receive this recognition.
For more information on Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, please visit www.schoolpublicpolicy.sk.ca.
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