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Counselling Psychology

30 months
16268 USD/year
16268 USD/year
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The Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MACP) at Yorkville University is a rewarding practicum-based program that prepares you to become a registered counsellor or psychotherapist.


Recognized by the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and meeting the educational requirements for many other provincial and national associations, the Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MACP) at Yorkville University helps graduates to make a difference in people’s lives.

The comprehensive curriculum, which you can study from home or at work, covers a variety of topics, including theories of personality, counselling methodologies and psychotherapeutic interventions, crisis and trauma in counselling, addiction counselling, guidance and counselling in schools, and assessment.

Career Outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology program use their skills and knowledge to help people overcome psychological issues and transform their lives.

A variety of exciting and fulfilling outcomes are available to graduates of this program, including careers such as:

  • Counsellor
  • Therapist
  • Psychometrist
  • Consultant
  • Psychotherapist
  • Mental Health Service Provider
  • Psychological Researcher
  • Behavioural Researcher

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • A Biopsychosocial Approach to Counselling
  • Assessment in Counselling
  • Counselling Methodology – Humanistic & Psychodynamic Modalities
  • Counselling Methodologies – Behavioural and Cognitive Modalities
  • Ethical Standards for Mental Health Service Providers

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


49 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants to the MACP program are required to provide the following:

  • Official undergraduate transcript and proof of obtainment of a bachelor’s degree*
  • Resume and statement of interest
  • Detailed course descriptions if applying for transfer credit consideration
  • Two letters of reference from professional or academic sources
  • Completed online application

In addition, applicants are required to have:

  • A cumulative grade point average (CGPA) in undergraduate study of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 or 4.3 scale, or a GPA of at least 3.0 in the final two years of study. Applicants may be conditionally admitted with a GPA between 2.5 and 2.99 if strength of overall application is sufficient.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16268 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40670 USD for the full programme during 30 months.
  • National

    16268 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40670 USD for the full programme during 30 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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