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Application steps

Step 2: Review admission requirements

Academic requirements

The School of Graduate Studies establishes the minimum academic requirements for admission. Some programs have additional requirements, such as higher academic standing. These are detailed in the School of Graduate Studies Calendar

Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development

  • Child Study and Education Program
  • Counselling and Clinical Psychology Program
  • Counselling Psychology Program
  • Developmental Psychology and Education Program
  • School and Clinical Child Psychology Program

Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning

  • Curriculum and Pedagogy Program
  • Language and Literacies Education Program
  • Teaching Program

Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education

  • Adult Education and Community Development Program
  • Educational Leadership and Policy Program
  • Higher Education Program

Department of Social Justice Education

  • Social Justice Education Program

Did you study outside Canada? Graduates of recognized academic institutions outside Canada should hold an appropriate bachelor's or master's degree or its equivalent as assessed by the University of Toronto. Use the International Credentials Equivalencies tool to see which international credentials are required for admission.

English language proficiency

As English is the primary language of instruction and communication at the University of Toronto, applicants must demonstrate an adequate level of proficiency in English, regardless of citizenship status or country of origin.

It is important that applicants follow School of Graduate Studies’ policies on English language proficiency and testing requirements. We require minimum scores for all tests and Academic Division Social Sciences for TOEFL.   

Frequently asked questions

How do I know if I require a TOEFL score?

How do I know if I'm admissible?

What do you mean by an "appropriate" degree?

What are qualifying courses?

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