University of Calgary - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty of Graduate Studies
Earth Sciences 1010, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary AB
Calgary, AB
Canada T2N 1N4

Counselling Psychology (MSc Thesis)

Program Information
Faculty: Graduate Studies
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Counselling Psychology
Description This specialized thesis-based degree is designed to help students develop the philosophical, theoretical, research, and practical expertise required to offer effective psychological education and counselling.The program offers you the opportunity to study diverse topics of particular interest to counsellors, such as: interpersonal communication, lifespan human development, family functioning, career assessment and evaluation, and statistics and research design. The program follows a scientist-practitioner model of training and is delivered on campus only. And our graduates have gone on to have rewarding careers in schools, post-secondary institutions, community agencies, hospitals, and in private practice.
Website: Counselling Psychology (MSc Thesis) at University of Calgary - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:

Cost shown is for the first year of studies.
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 97] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 83] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.0]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants are required to have a minimum of 18 units (3.0 full-course equivalents) in Educational Psychology and/or Psychology. This must include: Two undergraduate statistics courses (Note: For those who completed a psychology degree at the University of Calgary, Psychology 312 acts as an equivalent); A senior undergraduate psychology or educational psychology course in the area of Communication Skills in Guidance and Counselling, or its equivalent, Communication Skills – Interpersonal and Verbal Facilitation; A senior undergraduate Psychology or Educational Psychology course in each of learning theory, developmental psychology, and personality theory. Applicants must also have a minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the last two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree.

* 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: December 19, 2018