Master of Arts in School & Clinical Child Psychology
Master of Arts in School & Clinical Child Psychology Overview
Improve the well-being and mental health of children, youth and families
Pursue professional training in psychological assessment, therapy and other psychosocial and instructional interventions, professional consultation and prevention. Opportunities are available for research and professional work with infants, young children, adolescents, adults, and families.
Our MA and PhD programs in School & Clinical Child Psychology (SCCP) are designed as one coherent program. The degrees are intended to meet the academic requirements of the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO) for registration as a Psychological Associate (MA) or Psychologist (PhD). Learn more about the SCCP.
Graduates of the School & Clinical Child Psychology program find careers working with children, adolescents and families in school, mental health, private practice and research settings
For detailed information about the program, please consult the School of Graduate Studies Calendar.
At a Glance
Full-time (6 sessions)
Coursework & Thesis
Clinic Placement & Practicum
Funding and Tuition
For current information about tuition fees, funding, and financial support, visit Tuition & Financial Support.
Applications are now closed for a Fall 2024 start.
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Why I Chose Applied Psychology & Human Development
Shawna Grossman (Master of Arts 2021)
School and Clinical Child Psychology (SCCP)
"The SCCP program at OISE offers an ideal balance of encouraging their students to grow clinically and professionally while simultaneously supporting them throughout the learning process. Above all, I especially admire OISE’s commitment to fostering a supportive and inclusive community, enabling students to feel like they always have someone to turn to with questions or concerns."
Master of Arts in School & Clinical Child Psychology Admission Requirements
General Admission Requirements
Please visit the OISE Admissions website for detailed information about the application process, including general minimum admission requirements and supporting documents.
Program-Specific Information (Minimum Admission Requirements)
- Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies.
- An appropriate bachelor’s degree in psychology or equivalent with standing equivalent to a University of Toronto A- or better in the final year or over senior courses.
- Evidence of relevant professional experience is preferred
- Evidence of relevant research experience is preferred
Required Supporting Documents
All applicants must submit:
- Transcript(s) from each post-secondary institution attended
- Three letters of reference (two academic and one professional)
- A resume/curriculum vitae
- Applicants are asked to respond to the following questions:
- Why are you interested in the school and clinical child psychology program?
- What experience have you had working with child and youth?
- Please provide details on your research experience.
- What research topic are you interested in pursuing during your program?
- What faculty are you interested in working with and why?
Additional Program Information
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