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Psychology (MA)

Master of Arts (MA)

Program overview

The MA in Psychology is a research-intensive program, and students are normally expected to advance to the PhD program after one or two years of study.  Most students pursue training in one of our department's four main areas of research: behavioural neuroscienceclinical and health researchcognitive science and human development and developmental processes. Students choose from one of two program options. The Research Option is suitable for those who wish to pursue careers in research, industry, or academia. The Research and Clinical Training Option also provides professional training in the provision of psychological services, and can lead to careers in research, industry, academia, hospital and health care domains, as well as positions involved in public policy. The Research and Clinical Training Option is fully accredited by the Ordre des Psychologues du Quebec, as well as the Canadian Psychological Association. Our department trains the next generation of researchers in world-class laboratories.


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