University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

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School and Clinical Child Psychology (PhD)

University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

Faculty:Department of Human Development and Applied Psychology
Field of Study:Clinical Child Psychology
School Psychology
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,210
International: $6,210


Pursue professional training in psychological assessment, therapy and other psychosocial and instructional interventions, professional consultation and prevention.


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

    • An appropriate bachelor's degree in psychology or equivalent and MA in psychology or equivalent from a recognized university, with a standing grade equivalent to a University of Toronto A- or better in the final year.
    • Cognate course requirements. 1.0 full-course equivalent (FCE) at the senior undergraduate level, or 0.5 FCE at the graduate level, in each of the following cognate areas: Biological Bases of Behaviour, Cognitive/Affective Bases of Behaviour, Social Bases of Behaviour, and History and Systems of Psychology.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Work Experience

    • Transcript(s) from each post-secondary institution attended
    • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
    • Three letters of reference (two academic and one professional) including contact emails.
    • Applicants are asked to answer questions explaining their experiences and how they relate to the program during the application submission process.

    * 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 22, 2023