Athabasca University - Graduate Programs

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Program Information

School:Athabasca University - Graduate Programs
Faculty:Graduate Centre for Applied Psychology
Degree:Master; Distance
Field of Study:Counselling Psychology
Description:The Faculty of Health Disciplines offers a 36-credit, Master of Counselling (MC) program. The MC is a distributed learning, mixed delivery master's program designed to meet the graduate academic requirements for the career paths of professional counsellor or counselling psychologist. The program incorporates core and specialization courses to ensure that all students attain competency in the fundamentals of counselling psychology as well as a particular area of specialization.
URL:Counselling at Athabasca University - Graduate Programs
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,340

Fee is for entirety of the program.

Admission Requirements


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

    To be admitted to the MC program, applicants must have:an undergraduate (baccalaureate) degree, normally four years*a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 in the last 10 half course equivalents (30 credits).a minimum of three courses** (nine credits) in psychology or educational psychology, including: a course in developmental psychology (3 credits), a course in learning psychology (3 credits), a course in counselling theories or personality theories (3 credits).

    Test Scores:
    • CanTEST or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    Cost Notes : Fee is for entirety of the program.

    * 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 October 24, 2017