Doctor of Psychology (PsyD)

Doctor of Psychology (PsyD)

PhD or Doctorate degree
48 months
Application deadlines: April 1, September 1
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: CA$75
Intakes: Fall, Spring
International tuition: CA$32,800
Domestic tuition: CA$32,800

Program overview

Infused with a critical lens, and focused throughout on integration of theory, research, and practice across individual and cultural diversities, the Doctor of Psychology Program prepares graduates to practice as clinical psychologists who will meet the needs of individuals, couples, and families, and also of broader communities and populations through the conscientious practice of the human art and science of clinical psychology. Students will learn to develop, deliver and supervise high quality mental health services including assessment, diagnosis as appropriate, psychotherapeutic intervention and consultation, supervision, and research as well as learn to practice clinical psychology with an emphasis on responding to the broader needs for health and wellness promotion, community strengthening and prevention of psychological distress

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



Applicants to the UPEI Doctor of Psychology program are required to have an Honours Bachelor's degree in Psychology including an honours thesis, or an equivalent. Applicants are encouraged to present a record of undergraduate course selection reflecting breadth of study across the core areas of psychology. A minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4-point scale is normally required, with more recent performance given greater weight. Applicants whose undergraduate degree is in a language other than English must complete an English as an Additional Language assessment.

Career opportunities

Careers: Clinical psychologist

Campus location

Charlottetown , United States