McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montréal, QC
Canada H3A 2T5

Educational Psychology - Health Professions Education (M.A.)

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Educational Psychology
Description The Health Professions Education concentration ( is dedicated to the preparation of qualified researchers, developers, and practitioners who can advance the scientific understanding and practice of teaching and learning as they happen in the health professions and throughout the lifespan. The program is for health professionals who are interested in conducting educational research and working on development projects (e.g., program, curriculum, faculty) as well as for educational psychology graduate students who are interested in issues related to medical education and education in other health professions. The program will produce a graduate who can recognize the role of education in a health professions context, who has sufficient research competence to conduct empirical research in health education settings, and who can apply research results to solve practical problems in this field. Student admission and supervision is done jointly with the Centre for Medical Education; see website:
Website: Educational Psychology - Health Professions Education (M.A.) at McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:

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Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 70
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 567] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Completed McGill online application form. Two (2) official copies of all university transcripts (sent directly to the department). Three (3) letters of reference on letterhead (sent directly to the department). For International Students only, scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (sent directly to the department). A personal statement of interest: This letter should be between 1-2 pages and needs to include the following information: your reasons for applying to the program, your career aspirations, and any information relevant to your application to which you would like to direct the attention of the admissions committee. A current Curriculum Vitae.

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 23, 2015