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MEd (Master of Education) Counselling Psychology

Course Description

The purpose of the Master of Education (Counselling Psychology) program is to provide training for people who want to develop professional skills and certification in counselling psychology. The emphasis of the program is on the provision of counsellor training for those people who aspire to be a Canadian Certified Counsellor or Registered Psychologist.

See the website http://www.uleth.ca/education/programs-degrees/graduate-programs/future-grad-students/med-counselling-psyc

Course detail

In this program you will:

•Focus on the understanding and acquisition of communication skills in interpersonal and counselling contexts
•Learn the historical and theoretical foundations in counselling psychology
•Develop a framework for the planning and implementation of client change interventions in counselling psychology
•Become familiar with a variety of assessment procedures commonly used in counselling settings
•Gain a thorough understanding of the process of career counselling
•Address professional and ethical issues in the practice, science and regulation of counselling psychology
•Develop an understanding of gender and cultural issues in counselling
•Experience supervised practice in counselling psychology settings

Why study at the University of Lethbridge?

As a graduate student at the University of Lethbridge, you’ll find yourself at the centre of a student-focused environment that nurtures innovation, critical thinking and creativity.

The University of Lethbridge is one of Canada’s top-ranked universities and leading research institutions.

At the foundation of our graduate programs is a multidisciplinary and personalized experience. A collaborative environment is encouraged between faculty and students. This means you have flexibility in decisions regarding the research and learning path you take.

At the U of L, we are committed to helping every one of our students thrive. From aiding with financial support to one-on-one mentorship to individualized career advice, you’ll find support every step of the way.

When you graduate, you will have the confidence you need to succeed in whatever you do, whether that means pursuing further education, teaching in an academic setting or establishing a professional career.

We’re here to help as you find the answers to your questions. As Alberta’s Destination University, the U of L gives you room to think, create and explore, providing a university experience unlike any other.

How to apply

In order to apply, you will need to provide the following documentation:

• Academic Transcripts
• Curriculum Vitae
• Three Letters of Reference
• Letter of Intent
• English Language Proficiency (ELP)

All applications and supporting documents must be provided through the online portal: http://www.uleth.ca/graduate-studies/apply


Find information on Scholarships here http://www.uleth.ca/graduate-studies/award-opportunities

Visit the MEd (Master of Education) Counselling Psychology page on the University of Lethbridge website for more details!

Student Profiles

Graduate Programs in Education Entrance Scholarship - 4 Awards

Donor: Faculty of Education, The University of LethbridgeCriteria: Academic achievement.Number: One each for: M.Ed. (General), M.Ed. (Educational Leadership), M.Ed. (Counselling Psychology), Master of Counselling

Value of Scholarship(s)



Entrance Award.

Application Procedure

not required.

Further Information



University of Lethbridge Graduate Scholarship - Single Award

Criteria: Superior academic achievement in the equivilant of the last two years of study as evidenced at time of consideration for the award.

Value of Scholarship(s)



Entrance Award. Admission to the U of L M. Ed. Program; Full-time status in the program in fall and spring semesters during tenure.

Application Procedure

Application: not required.

Further Information



Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Single Award

Criteria: Superior academic achievement; good standing with Alberta Students Finance.

Value of Scholarship(s)



Entrance Award. Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident; enrolled full-time.

Application Procedure

Application: All Students accepted into a masters-level program will be considered automatically.

Further Information


Entry Requirements

Minimum grade point average (GPA). Evidence of academic ability and promise (normally a GPA of 3.00 on the most recent 20 university courses). A University of Lethbridge baccalaureate degree or its academic equivalent from another recognized degree-granting institution. Approximately two years of successful teaching or other relevant educational experience.

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