A PhD is the minimum educational requirement to become registered or licensed to practice as an independent clinical psychologist in most jurisdictions in North America.
On admission, students spend 6 to 7 years taking courses, conducting research for their MA Psychology thesis and PhD dissertation, accruing supervised clinical experience in a variety of practicum settings, and completing a one-year full-time internship in an accredited clinical setting.
Accreditation and Memberships:
- Canadian Psychology Association
- Council of Canadian Professional Psychology Programs
- Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship
Areas of Emphasis:
Community/Health Psychology: Community & Health psychology courses, research, and experiences develop knowledge and skills related to such areas as cultural diversity, sexuality, violence against women, education, community mental health, promotion and maintenance of health, analysis and improvement of health care delivery, interventions, program development and evaluation, and participatory research methods.
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Industrial/organizational psychology courses, research, and experiences develop knowledge and skills related to such areas as organizational effectiveness, human resource development, personnel selection, team building, and leadership development.
Practicum and Internship: Students at University of Windsor also complete a MA level practicum (100 hours) and a PhD level internship (1,000 hours) in a field setting such as a business organization, community organization (including grassroots ones), school/college, or government agency.
- Core courses include statistics, theory, research methods, as well as ethical and professional issues in applied psychology All PhD students take at least one course in cultural diversity and MA and PhD students take courses from their chosen area of emphasis or across both areas (Community/Health Psychology and Industrial/Organizational Psychology)
- 18 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesPsychology Cognitive Sciences Clinical Psychology View 32 other Masters in Clinical Psychology in Canada
- Applicants with a four year undergraduate psychology degree or its equivalent will be considered for admission.
- Applicants will be assessed with respect to their academic qualifications including grades, Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores, letters of recommendation, and career-related achievements. GRE scores (Verbal, Quantitative, Writing) are required of all students seeking admission to the Department of Psychology. In the event that an applicant does not have the required number of undergraduate courses, the GRE Advanced Test in Psychology may be required. Possession of the minimum academic requirements does not ensure acceptance.
International15330 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7665 CAD per semester during 18 months.
National4786 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2393 CAD per semester during 18 months.
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