M.Sc. On Campus

Applied Psychology (Industrial and Organizational Psychology)

24 months
14596 CAD/year
6591 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The MSc in Applied Psychology (Industrial and Organizational Psychology) from Saint Mary's University offers excellent training in a vibrant research-active atmosphere, with a scientist-practitioner approach to the scientific study of human behavior in organizations and the workplace.


The Applied Psychology (Industrial and Organizational Psychology) degree at Saint Mary's University focuses on deriving principles of individual, group and organizational behavior and applying this knowledge to solving problems at work. 

Learning Outcomes 

The Benefits of Doing an MSc in Applied Psychology (I/O Psychology) at Saint Mary's

  • Learn to help organizations recruit, select, and manage the performance of employees
  • Learn to deal with critical organizational issues such as leadership, workplace fairness (including gender issues), workplace conflict, work motivation and occupational health.
  • Develop and apply organizationally relevant research skills including state-of-the art quantitative analysis
  • Obtain valuable, paid internship experience
  • Join a network of successful alumni who are working in the field

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Training and Development    
  • Topics in Engineering Psychology    
  • Organizational Psychology    
  • Occupational Health Psychology  
  • Organizational Conflict and Negotiation    
  • Correctional Psychology    

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An online application form plus the $110 processing fee (non-refundable) (Visiting/upgrading $40 non-refundable application fee).
  • A supplemental form (if required by program).
  • Official proof of English language proficiency (if required).
  • Recommendations: Upon completion of the referee section of your online application, your referees will be sent a secure link in order to provide a reference. Recommendation Forms MUST be sent from the referees professional email address (ie. NOT Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo, 163, qq, etc).  Academic references are preferred for research based programs.
  • We will accept uploaded unofficial transcripts for evaluation purposes. Applicants must upload a grading scale/legend with their unofficial transcripts. This gives the program a clear official explanation to assist with interpreting marks/GPA. Successful applicants will be required to submit official final transcripts.
  • Additional documentation required by the program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14596 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14596 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6591 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6591 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Halifax

1235 - 1956 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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