Acadia University - Division of Research and Graduate Studies

Division of Research and Graduate Studies
214 Horton Hall, 18 University Avenue
Wolfville, NS
Canada B4P 2R6


Program Information
Faculty: Research and Graduate Studies
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Psychology, General
Description Our Master of Science Program in Clinical Psychology at Acadia University adheres to the Boulder Scientist-Practitioner model of clinical training with emphasis placed on the integration of science and practice. Our program offers students high quality training in psychological research and clinical practice through extensive practica in Clinical Psychology and thesis based research. Students are trained by practicing PhD level Clinical Psychologists to use evidence-based interventions to assist individuals experiencing mental health concerns or cognitive difficulties. The objective of this program is to prepare students for an exciting and rewarding profession as Master’s level Psychologists in Nova Scotia or for further study in clinical psychology.
Website: Psychology at Acadia University - Division of Research and Graduate Studies
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Application #: 24
Enrolment #: 4
Acceptance Rate: 0
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 70 to 70
Test Scores:
  • Graduate Record Examination [min. 500]
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 93] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

GRE-V 500; GRE-Q 500; GRE-WR 500; high GRE-V compensates for low GRE-Q, and vice versa.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Three letters of reference (downloadable forms are available at and one official transcript from every post-secondary institution attended are required Candidates should also submit a Statement of Intent: The statement should describe their academic, research, and clinical interests and how they intend to pursue them in the clinical psychology graduate program at Acadia University. They should state what they are interested in studying and why Acadia University is a good place for them. They should also clearly state general areas of research interests and potential Acadia supervisors in those areas, as well as their career objectives, preparation, suitability for the program, and any other relevant information. For all international applicants, a copy of passport (only page 1 and 2) is also required.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.
* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: August 13, 2016