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School:Trinity Western University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Counselling Psychology
Description:The M.A. Counselling Psychology program provides a unique learning experience by integrating counselling skills and scientific psychology. Graduates are eligible to apply for professional certification, be admitted to doctoral study in Counselling Psychology or a related discipline, or enter directly into a variety of helping professions.

This two-year, full-time program, requires students to complete a minimum of 63 semester hours of curriculum, over 600 hours of clinical supervised experience, and successful completion of either a comprehensive professional exam or a thesis.
URL:Counselling Psychology at Trinity Western University - School of Graduate Studies
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $21,105
National: $21,105

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Unconditional Admission: You must earn a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and have fulfilled all of the admission requirements. Conditional Admission: You may be admitted with the understanding that you must complete all required pre-requisites. A minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 is required for these courses. Advanced Standing: You may be admitted if you have graduate credits or graduate degrees from other programs. You must provide evidence of equivalence, such as course syllabi. The maximum transfer credits allowed is 30 semester hours. The minimum G.P.A. for admission is 3.0 (or B) based on the last two years of the B.A. (presuming these include predominantly upper-level courses) and the minimum grades of four of the upper-level courses in the major must be 3.7 (A-). The minimum G.P.A. for admission is 3.0 (or B) based on the last two years of the B.A. (presuming these include predominantly upper-level courses) and the minimum grades of four of the upper-level courses in the major must be 3.7 (A-).

    Application Notes : Applications must be accompanied by two references: 1) Academic Reference 2) Work-related Reference. These references must be written by persons who know the applicant well and can describe his/her personal qualifications for the role of counsellor. References may be written on plain paper and submitted in a sealed envelope with a signature across the seal.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Work Experience
    You need to provide a brief description (approx 2 pages long) of your reasons for pursuing an M.A. degree at TWU, your view of counselling, and your career goals. You may also want to briefly mention your spiritual journey and/or personal Christian faith.

    * 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 29, 2017