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Future students

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Applications for most of our programs starting September 2022 are now closed, with the exception of some still accepting applications (listed below):

At APHD, you will develop into a skilled and thoughtful researcher or professional who will expand knowledge about human development and improve practice in key areas such as teaching, counselling psychology, and school and clinical child psychology.

Our department is home to a diverse group of students and regularly plays host to visiting researchers from around the world. Our faculty are leaders in their fields, with wide-ranging interests and active research programs.

The University of Toronto ranks first in North America and eighth in the world among public universities in latest graduate employability ranking for the employability of its graduates in the latest Times Higher Education Global University Employability Ranking. Read more about this announcement on the link here.

The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education has been ranked the third highest educational institution globally for 2021 and remains the highest ranked Canadian institutionRead more about this announcement here.

Learn more about which faculty are accepting students for the 2022/2023 academic year.

Who's Accepting

(MA & MEd)

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We offer Master of Arts and Master of Education degrees that address the education, development and well-being of individuals across the life span.

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(PhD & EdD)

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Our Doctor of Philosophy and Doctor of Education programs prepare scholars to be leaders, researchers, and practioners in a wide-range of fields.

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Theming Your Degree

You can choose to theme your Master of Education in Developmental Psychology & Education degree by taking electives in the areas of Program Evaluation or Educational Technology. 

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Collaborative Specializations

Collaborative Specializations enrich your scholarly activity by creating common, multidisciplinary experiences to connect around a particular area of focus outside your home graduate unit.

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Jackman Institute of Child Study

The Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study houses the University of Toronto’s elementary laboratory school and is also home to our Master of Arts in Child Study and Education program.

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