Programs of Study

Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)

Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) involves the systematic application of learning principles and techniques to assess and improve individuals’ covert and overt behaviours in order to help them function more fully in society. Training in the experimental analysis of behaviour (basic research on behaviour) is also provided...

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Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Graduate study in this area offers students a unique opportunity for research training in both neuroscience and cognitive psychology. The Department boasts a number of faculty members who investigate human psychology from a biological perspective, providing students with opportunities to investigate the...

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Clinical Psychology

The Clinical Psychology Training Program follows the doctoral level, scientist-practitioner model. We believe this model lends itself most readily to the training of clinical psychologists prepared to meet the ever-changing needs of clinical service, research, education, and administration. Therefore, students are given a solid...

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Developmental Psychology

The developmental faculty members have research interests grounded in cognition, linguistics, social psychology and health psychology. We study a broad scope of topics ranging from speech perception in infancy to figurative language comprehension in children and special populations to psychological mindsets to individual differences in psychophysiology.

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Quantitative Psychology

Members of the Quantitative Psychology group have expertise in a broad range of topics in measurement, research design, and statistical analysis. Topics such as classical and robust estimation and testing, structural equation modeling, multilevel and hierarchical methodology, meta-analysis methodology, parametric and...

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School Psychology

We offer two streams of training in School Psychology: a non-thesis comprehensive exam based MA degree and a three year thesis stream. In both streams our objective is to provide excellent training in the principles and practices of school psychology, preparing students to deliver psychological services within the school...

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Social and Personality Psychology

Graduate training in the social and personality area offers an opportunity to work with research experts on close relationships, intergroup dynamics, and motivation. Student training focuses on critical thinking and creative generation of research proposals through diverse seminars and supervised research projects, as well as through group and one-on-one research meetings. Faculty and students in this thriving area have active research programs and... Learn more