In addition to the Faculty of Graduate Studies requirements, entry requirements include:
a) A minimum of 9 units (1.5 full-course equivalents) in Psychology or Educational Psychology, including one course each in human development and learning. In addition, applicants are required to have a senior undergraduate Psychology or Educational Psychology course in the area of Communication Skills in Guidance and Counselling, or its equivalent, Communication Skills – Interpersonal and Verbal Facilitation. All prerequisite coursework must be completed with a grade of "B-" or above.
b) A curriculum vitae and a concise rationale for the application (500 words or less).
c) Two references; either academic or practice supervisor.
d) For applicants required to provide proof of proficiency in English, a minimum TOEFL score of 97 (Internet-based test), an IELTS score of 7.0 (Academic version), or a MELAB score of 83. The test must have been taken within the last two years. When requesting that official TOEFL test scores are forwarded to the University of Calgary, please indicate institution code 0813. Proficiency may also be met by completion of Tier III of the International Foundations Program (IFP) with minimum grades of "B" on Academic Writing & Grammar, "B" on Reading Comprehension & Proficiency, and "B" on Listening Comprehension & Oral Fluency.
e) Paid employment or volunteer work in counselling-related and research-related roles will be an asset.