full-time program will require the completion of 36 credit units plus
a thesis. Entrance requirements: a B.A. (Honours) in Psychology,
a B.Ed., or a B.A. (Honours) in an area other than Psychology or Education.
The M.Ed. in School and Counselling Psychology requires the completion
of 36 credit units of academic course work, 6 credit units of practicum
experiences, two non-credit graduate seminars, and a thesis. The program focuses
intensely on the integration of research and practice. The objective
is to prepare future psychologists who, from a resilience perspective,
provide direct (assessment, intervention) and indirect (consultative,
collaborative, advocacy) psychological services to children, youth and
young adults, their families, school personnel, and the community. The
psychologists graduating from this program will be ethical, scientist
practitioners who have competencies to work as members of interdisciplinary
teams in a variety of academic, research, school, mental health, government,
community agency, and private practice settings.
The M.Ed. in Educational Psychology and Special Education
The M.Ed. in Educational Psychology and Special Education is a research
intensive program designed to prepare researchers and practitioners with
specialization in either Applied Measurement & Evaluation or Special
Education. There is a thesis route (18 credit units plus thesis) and
a course-based route (30 credit units). Students who have satisfied the
admission requirements for the Special Education Course Based Masters
can apply for advanced standing in that program if they have also completed
the Post Degree Certificate in Education: Special Education.