24 months
8242 CAD/year
3533 CAD/year
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Giving students the knowledge they need for entry to a doctoral program, the Clinical Psychology program at University of Calgary is a vital rung in the ladder toward a research, academic or clinical career in psychology and health care.


Accredited by the Canadian Psychological Association, the Clinical Psychology program at University of Calgary is designed for those continuing on to the doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology. Clinical psychology is an evidence-based science that advances knowledge of the causes, prevention, assessment and treatment of psychological problems, along with the promotion of health and wellness.

Completing this program

  • Courses: Students may take courses such as Psychopathology, Assessment, Psychotherapy, and Neuropsychology across a range of age groups.
  • Thesis: Students will complete an original research thesis, based on a research collection, analysis and interpretation of original data.
  • Research Proposal: Students must complete a master’s thesis proposal for thesis research.


  • Research, academic, or clinical career in university, health, and mental health settings.
  • Consistent with its goal of doctoral training, the program only admits MSc students who wish to pursue the doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Calgary.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of Psychology
  • Analysis of Variance
  • Multivariate Data Analysis
  • Functional Neuroanatomy
  • Ethics and Professional Issues
  • Adult Assessment

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of 3.6 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree.
  • An honours degree in Psychology or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • A statement of research and professional interests (max. 500 words), including the specification of prospective research supervisors from among current program faculty.
  • A research proposal.
  • Two reference letters

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8242 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8242 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3533 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3533 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Calgary

1247 - 1953 CAD /month
Living costs

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