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Clinical Psychology - MA and PhD

The field of Clinical Psychology is offered primarily by the Department of Psychological Clinical Science at University of Toronto Scarborough Campus (UTSC).  Applicants to this field will be required to submit a separate online application from OISE graduate programs.

Clinical Psychology is the applied psychological science concerned with the assessment and treatment of individuals’ mental disorders.

This program boasts research strengths in the areas of clinical neuropsychology and neurosciences, personality and psychological assessment, and mindfulness- and acceptance-based psychotherapies. A unifying theme is to advance the assessment and treatment of mental disorders, especially:

  • Depressive and bipolar disorder
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Schizophrenia spectrum disorders
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Neurocognitive disorders such as dementia due to Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease

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Students in the MA and PhD programs will develop research and theoretical knowledge in clinical and counselling psychology, skills in assessment and diagnosis of psychopathology, advanced intervention skills, knowledge of research and statistical analysis, and knowledge and training in professional issues.


The MA program qualifies students to register as Psychological Associate with the College of Psychologists of Ontario; Graduates can work as researchers or practitioners in a variety of psychological and educational settings.

The PhD program qualifies students to register as Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Graduates will be prepared to assume a variety of positions in psychological teaching, research and practice in universities, community settings and agencies offering psychological services and in university or college counselling centres.


For complete information, please visit: 

Email: clinical-psych@utsc.utoronto.ca   

Telephone: 416.208.4867

Mailing address: Department of Psychological Clinical Science

University of Toronto Scarborough

Science Wing, Room SW427D

1265 Military Trai

 Toronto, ON, M1C 1A4