Education (Counselling Psychology)

University of Ottawa

M.A. On Campus
24 months
22356 CAD/year
6308 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Education (Counselling Psychology) program offered at University of Ottawa participates in the collaborative program in Feminist and Gender Studies at the master's level. 


With approximately 1,600 students and 150 full-time and part-time professors, the Faculty of Education at the University of Ottawa stands out as an enriching environment in which professors, students and community partners contribute to our innovative graduate programs.

Regardless of whether you are looking to become an expert educator, a school/board administrator, a research leader or a program evaluator, our professors will give you the means to have a positive impact on the community and graduate qualifications to advance and enrich your careers.

The Master of Arts in Education (Counselling Psychology) Program (MA) at University of Ottawa is intended for candidates who wish to undertake research in a specific domain of educational studies. It is offered in the following five concentrations:

  • Counselling psychology
  • Health professions education
  • Leadership, evaluation, curriculum and policy studies
  • Societies, cultures and languages
  • Studies in teaching and learning

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Perspectives in Education
  • Inter-Professional Education in the Health Professions
  • Inclusive and Special Education 
  • Social and Political Issues in Second Language Education
  • Mathematical Thinking Across the Mathematics Curriculum

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in French


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates holding an honours bachelor's degree in education or equivalent, with a minimum overall undergraduate average of 70% (B), may be admitted directly to the master's program, except for the Counselling Psychology concentration
  • Candidates for the concentration in Counselling Psychology must hold an undergraduate degree in education, psychology, or equivalent.
  • Applications for admission will not be considered until all supporting documents have been received. Correspondence should be directed to the academic secretariat of the Faculty of Education.
  • Students and the Faculty are bound by conditions that exist at the time of admission and initial enrollment.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22356 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11178 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6308 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3154 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.


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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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Education (Counselling Psychology)
University of Ottawa


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