Introduction to Masters Programs
|School and Counseling Psychology||Education and Special Education|
|Special Education||Special Education Stream|
|Measurement and Evaluation||Special Education with Advanced Standing Stream|
|Measurment and Evaluation Stream|
M.Ed. in School and Counselling Psychology
This two-year, 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.