St. Stephen's College - Graduate Programs

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Post-Master’s Art Therapy Diploma

St. Stephen's College - Graduate Programs

Field of Study:Art Therapy/Therapist
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,140


The Post-Master’s Art Therapy Diploma program is designed for those who have previously completed a Master’s or Doctoral degree in a related field. This program is open to students from any faith tradition and is intended for those interested in professional training that integrates their professional and academic learning alongside their personal development and interest in spiritually informed practice.

Upon completion of this program students will be eligible for professional membership as an art therapist. This program is an approved art therapy training program with the Canadian Art Therapy Association. Whatever students’ professional credentialing objectives, the onus will be on them to consult with their chosen professional association’s registering body, acquire information about specific membership categories and specifications, and meet the expressed requirements, both during and subsequent to their academic training.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*72
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Master’s Degree from an institution of higher education approved by a Canadian provincial authority, or the demonstrated educational equivalent, in the area of health sciences, theology, social work,
    occupational therapy, counselling, healing arts, education, psychology, fine arts and the expressive arts, or the humanities and human sciences. The Master’s degree must have included a thesis or capstone project. Grade average minimum must be 72%/B/3.0.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
      Background experience in the fine arts, studio art, and the artistic creative process is required.

      * 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 June 01, 2019