Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
512 Tory Building, 1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1S 5B6


Program Information
Faculty: Department of Psychology
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Psychology, General
Description The field of psychology is dedicated to the scientific study of thoughts, feelings and actions from multiple perspectives (e.g., social, developmental, biological, etc.). The M.A. program offered by the Department of Psychology is strongly research-oriented and provides students with an exciting blend of coursework, hands-on research experience, and community practica. Being situated in Ottawa, our M.A. students are exposed to unique research opportunities and can access Carleton's many connections to agencies in the nation's capital. Faculty members in the department supervise students in a range of psychological disciplines including cognitive, developmental, forensic, health, applied, and personality/social. Many of our graduates find immediate employment upon completion of their M.A. degree, whereas other students use their M.A. as preparation for further doctoral-level studies. For more information about the Department's M.A. program, consult the following website:
Website: Psychology at Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 80
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • 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 18, 2015