What will I learn?

The M.A. program is comprised of coursework and a research thesis.


  • Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)
  • Brain and Cognitive Sciences
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Quantitative Psychology
  • School Psychology
  • Social and Personality Psychology

School Psychology offers both a non-thesis M.A. degree consisting of two years of full-time on-campus study culminating in a comprehensive examination, and a three-year M.A. thesis degree comprised of the same required courses as well as graduate level statistics and a research thesis.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Study options

Full Time (2 or 3 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$5,874.90 (US$ 4,748) per year
Two years tuition, then continuing fees in subsequent years.
Application deadline

Expected December 2021

Start date

Expected September 2022


University of Manitoba

Fort Garry Campus,

400 UMSU University Centre,


Manitoba (MB),

R3T 2N2, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Other English language requirements accepted: TOEFL paper based score of 550; Achieve minimum scores of 4.5 in Reading, 4.5 in Listening, and 4.0 in Writing on the CanTEST (Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees); Achieve a minimum score of 6.5 based upon the Academic Module on the IELTS (International English Language Testing System); Achieve a minimum score of 80 on the MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery) offered by the University of Michigan; Achieve a minimum grade of C in the University of Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English.Achieve a score of 60 or more in the CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment); Achieve a minimum of 58% in the Pearson Test of English.Achieve a minimum of 65% in Level 5 of the direct entry English program (also known as Intensive Academic English Program orIAEP), as taught by the English Language Centre of the University of Manitoba.

For international students

Students must have a four-year Bachelor of Arts Honours or Bachelor of Science Honours degree (or U of M Psychology equivalent).

English Language Requirements:

  • TOEFL - Achieve a minimum Internet-based -iBT (86; minimum score of 20 in each of reading, writing, listening and speaking categories)
  • IELTS - Achieve a minimum score of 6.5 in the Academic Module
  • PTE Academic - minimum 61 overall

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.