Indigenous Relations (MIR)

Indigenous Relations (MIR)

Master degree
24 months
Application deadlines: February 15
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: CA$100
Intakes: April 15
International tuition: CA$22,599
Domestic tuition: CA$9,500

Program overview

Bring your knowledge and skills to Indigenous communities on a local, national, and international scale.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
Be careful: Students admitted to the program should have an appropriate Honours Bachelor Degree with Indigenous/Aboriginal content, with an average of at least 70%. Should a student not meet the minimum requirements, the student will have the option of completing a qualifying year before being considered, though the qualifying year does not automatically ensure admission into the program. Step 1. Contact the Graduate Coordinator or individual faculty member about the possibility of becoming a student. Step 2. Click here to submit the online application. Documents: Three Reference Forms from full-time psychology faculty Statement of Interest; what strengths you bring to the program, and what you expect from the program. Questionnaire for Students Applying to the Applied Stream and/or Questionnaire for Students Applying to the Experimental Stream. Application checklist: PSYC MA Application Checklist Official Academic Transcript(s) from all post secondary studies No Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required for this program. Step 3. Once the Admissions Office receives all information and the application is deemed complete, the application will be forwarded to the department. An Admissions Committee meets to review the applications. Step 4. The Admissions Committee will review all applications on file and make a decision regarding the suitability of each applicant. Step 5: If approved for admission, the Office of Admissions will send the student an Offer of Admission via MyLaurentian. Applicants wishing to accept the offer of admission must indicate their response on MyLaurentian within 3 weeks of receiving the offer.

Career opportunities

Graduates can rest assured knowing there is a multitude of career options they can explore post-graduation. Some career options include, but are not limited to: Indigenous organizations, community development, administration, policy development, United Nations, research and development, education, training and management and health. Many careers can be found in the public and private sector.