University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Clinical Psychology

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Program Information

School:University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Psychology
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Clinical Psychology
Description:Our Clinical program has held continuous accreditation from the Canadian Psychological Association for more than 20 years. This accreditation attests to the high quality of both the research and applied practice components of our programs. Students in the Clinical Program can specialize in: Adult Clinical Psychology, Child Clinical Psychology, and Clinical Neuropsychology. Through these programs students can access a variety of psychotherapy modalities, such as CBT, EFT, psychodynamic and family therapy.

A PhD is the minimum educational requirement to become registered or licensed to practice as an independent clinical psychologist in most jurisdictions in North America.Students who are most successful in clinical programs are academic high-achievers with strong interest in the science of human behaviour, well-developed interpersonal skills, and the desire to help improve the lives of others through careers in research and professional practice. On admission, students spend six to seven years taking courses,conducting research for their MA thesis and PhD dissertation,accruing supervised clinical experience in a variety of practicum settings, and completing a one-year, full-time internship in an accredited clinical setting.
URL:Clinical Psychology at University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:6 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $7,550

Costs represent base tuition per term, based on 2019-20 academic year.
Careers:Psychologists

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 250] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600]
Application Notes : Applicants are required to take the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) General Test. All applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in English to be considered for admission.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants are required to have a four-year honours BA or BSc psychology degree with thesis (or an equivalent degree with 18-20 semester psychology courses and thesis or similar project), a minimum major and cumulative GPA of B, and three letters of recommendation. The first phase of the doctoral program involves the completion of a master's degree. Post-master's advancement in the doctoral program will be based on the quality of performance in fulfilling the requirements for the master's degree.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on February 07, 2020