Master of Education (Counselling Psychology)

Important Notice
The Master of Education (Counselling Psychology) program has recently been revised to accommodate new curriculum and additional experiential components. The program is now longer and more comprehensive. To reflect these changes, a special program fee will be applied. We are currently accepting applications until March 1, 2023 for a Fall 2023 start.

Program Information

The Master of Education (Counselling Psychology) program is designed to prepare highly knowledgeable, skilled, dedicated, and ethical professional practitioners, who will endeavour to enhance human potential throughout the lifespan and who can effectively practice within a variety of educational and community settings. Completion of this program will enable graduates to become Registered Counselling Therapists.

Application Deadline

The Master of Education (Counselling Psychology) program commences in the Fall semester and the deadline for application is March 1, 2023.

Admission/Application Information

Please visit the links provided in the table below to learn more about the Master of Education (Counselling Psychology) admission / application process. 

Master of Education (Counselling Psychology)
School of Graduate Studies Regulations
General Regulations
Program Regulations
  • Deferral Requests. Students accepted to the Counselling Psychology program (because of the cap on enrollment), under extenuating circumstances only, may also be granted one deferral.
  • Confirmation of Work Experience. Students are required to submit an official letter from the school district office/employer verifying work experience. This letter should indicate total number of teaching days accumulated, as a minimum of two years of teaching (or related) experience is recommended for admission for most programs. Please have this information forwarded to the School of Graduate Studies by the deadline date.
  • Educational Leave. If you are considering applying for educational leave in order to pursue a Master of Education program, you should first apply to the program. If you are not granted educational leave, but are accepted to the program, you can commence your studies on a part-time basis.

Program Cost

Please refer to Graduate Tuition and Fees for general information. More detailed information on tuition, special fee, and other program associated costs will be available in the coming weeks on the School of Graduate Studies Minimum Expense form.


Students are required to apply online to have information formally assessed. Applications and official supporting documents are to be submitted to the School of Graduate Studies by the application deadline. Complete detailed application packages are expected by the deadline date. Applications may be submitted online by following the process outlined at School of Graduate Studies-Application Package.