Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne - School of Graduate Studies

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Psychology (M.A.)

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Program Information

School:Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:School of Graduate Studies
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Psychology, General
Applied Psychology
Description:Enhance mental health and well-being in your community. Learn techniques and skills to help people solve problems. Learn why and how people think and act the way they do and help them improve their daily lives.
URL:Psychology (M.A.) at Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne - School of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,582

Cost per year is for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Enrolment #:15
Careers:Psychologists

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 570] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 230] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 70]
Application Notes : For admission to a degree program, a student must meet one of the language requirements listed below in addition to the academic requirements: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (minimum score: 230 computer-based, 570 paper-based, 88 Internet-based); International English Language Testing System (IELTS - Academic)(minimum score: 6.5); Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) (minimum score: 80); Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) Assessment Test (minimum score: 70, with 60 in writing proficiency); Cambridge English Proficiency (minimum result: C); Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE) (minimum score: 60); Three years of full time senior-level studies in an English-language secondary school or post-secondary institution (official documents required) (evaluated on an individual basis; at the Admissions Committee's discretion); or Laurentian EAP Level 3 exam with a score of 70% or higher.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants are required to have a BA or B.Sc. in psychology, with an academic standing of B+ or better, or a successfully completed qualifying year in psychology. Those with an academic background other than psychology will have their qualifications examined and may be required to complete additional course work or a qualifying year. Academic references, a personal statement of interests, a vulnerable sector criminal background check at your local police department, and identification of potential research supervisors are required. The general regulations of the School of graduate studies will apply unless otherwise stated. Please note that the application deadline for September admission is February 1st.

* 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 September 15, 2022