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Master of Arts in Developmental Psychology & Education

students collaborative study

Program Length 1 year  full-time Career Path Research, university- or college-level teaching Program Requirements 4 half-courses; thesis Program Highlight All seminar-based courses Scheduling Options and Mode of Delivery Full-time, flex-time and online options available


The Developmental Psychology & Education (DPE) Program is for those who wish to construct an overall perspective on developmental psychology and human development and their implications for practice with children in educational and other applied settings. 

The MA DPE program is primarily for students who wish to pursue a career in research, university or community college teaching, and related activities. 

PROGRAM DETAILS

All OISE graduate studies programs operate under the umbrella of the University of Toronto School of Graduate Studies (SGS). For information on coursework and other program requirements, please see the SGS Calendar.

SGS Calendar

For full course descriptions, please see the Registrar's Office and course listings page.
 

COLLABORATIVE SPECIALIZATIONS (OPTIONAL)

Collaborative Specializations provide students with a the opportunity to explore a novel interdisciplinary area or special development that crosses a number of disciplines. 

Collaborative specializations are available with the MA in Developmental Psychology & Education with the following programs:
 

Educational Policy

  • For students interested in the factors associated with educational policy development and implementation, particularly focusing on developing strategies for improving educational processes
     

Neuroscience

  • For graduate students and doctoral fellows who would like to increase their versatility for career development through the scientific study of the nervous system.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Applications are now closed for the 2018-2019 academic year in our MA in Developmental Psychology & Education program. The academic school year for this program begins only in September. 
 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) for Applicants


Minimum Application Requirements


Application Instructions

The OISE Registrar’s Office includes step-by-step instructions for:

  • choosing your program
  • reviewing admission requirements
  • preparing your application
  • submitting required supporting documents.
     

Applications are completed online through the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) websiteYou are also able to view your application status from there.

Submit your application
 


Faculty Supervisors

See a list of which faculty are accepting students

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MA DPE Application Checklist

In addition to the standard components and supporting documents on the School of Graduate Studies website, MA-DPE applicants must submit:

  • an additional letter of recommendation from an academic source (for a total of 2 academic and 1 professional reference)

 

PROGRAM FEES
 

Tuition information can be found via the University of Toronto's Office of the Provost.

Fees for Domestic Students

Fees for International Students

 

Questions? Contact the MA-DPE program liaison, Diana Robinson: diana.robinson@utoronto.ca