Ryerson University - School of Graduate Studies

School of Graduate Studies
350 Victoria Street
Toronto, ON
Canada M5B 2K3


Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Psychology, General
Description Launched in 2007, Ryerson University's innovative graduate program in Psychology offers students the opportunity to study in the fields of Psychological Science or Clinical Psychology, with a curriculum anchored in real-world issues. Trained at and recruited from top universities in Canada, the United States, and around the world, core faculty supporting the program bring a leading-edge approach to student development. Based in a department known for its experiential and career-focused learning, the graduate program takes advantage of its downtown Toronto location that includes a proximity to major sites for practicum training and research, and offers students access to world-class training opportunities. With close to 15,000 square feet of state-of-the-art research labs, the Psychology Research and Training Centre (PRTC) was built from the ground up, and was designed to meet the specialized research needs of the department. The PRTC is within walking distance of leading research hospitals including Hospital for Sick Children, Mount Sinai Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Rehab Institute. Therefore, it is ideally situated for linking research and practice.
Website: Psychology at Ryerson University - School of Graduate Studies
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Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 90]

If you have not completed two or more years, full-time, at a Canadian university or a university at which English was the primary language of instruction, or have not completed a graduate degree at a university where English was the primary language of instruction, you will be required to provide certification of English language proficiency through one of the accepted examinations listed below. Scores are valid for two years from the test date. It is important to understand that meeting the minimum English proficiency requirements does not guarantee admission. Programs may set additional requirements to these minimum standards. For exemption from this requirement, applicants are required to provide an official statement from their institutions Registrar's office confirming the use of English as the Medium of Instruction for the duration of their study.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests

* 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: July 27, 2018