Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne - School of Graduate Studies

Human Development

Program Information
School: Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty: School of Graduate Studies
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Human Development and Family Studies, General
Description: Situated within Laurentian University’s Centre for Research in Human Development, the Master of Arts or Science in Human Development (DEVE) is one of the few bilingual interdisciplinary programs of its nature in Canada. The DEVE program integrates knowledge from the fields of Psychology, Sociology, Human Kinetics, and related disciplines to provide a broad understanding of human development over the lifespan. Through core and elective courses as well as personal research, students are given the opportunity to gain experience and knowledge from an interdisciplinary standpoint under the supervision of faculty from varying academic backgrounds.

Available on a full-time or part-time basis, the program provides students with the skills needed to complete their education and begin a career or to further pursue post-graduate studies in human development, psychology, sociology, kinesiology, gerontology, public health, medicine, or related fields.
Website: Human Development at Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne - School of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based Yes
Course Based Yes
Admission Requirements
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*: 77 to 79

Students accepted into the program typically have an Honours Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Human Kinetics, or Sociology (or a related field) with an overall average of at least B+. Students looking to pursue the Master of Science path are required to possess a Bachelor of Science degree in one of the parent disciplins or a related field.

Test Scores:
  • TOEFL (PBT) [min. 550] or TOEFL (CBT) [min. 213]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.
* 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.

Modified on August 14, 2012

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