In addition to Faculties of Graduate Studies and Education requirements, entry requirements include:
a) Honours degree in Psychology (or equivalent) is preferred; applicants with a degree in Psychology, previous experience in the Psychological field, and a grade point average of 3.00 (equivalent to a "B" or 70 per cent average) over the courses taken during the last two years of study will be considered.
b) Normally, a minimum of 18 units in Educational Psychology or Psychology. This must include:
i. One undergraduate course in statistics
ii. One senior undergraduate Psychology or Educational Psychology course in each of (1) cognitive-affective bases of behaviour and (2) social bases of behavior.
All prerequisite coursework must be completed with a grade of “B-” or above.
c) Curriculum Vitae.
d) Two academic references, one of which is normally from the undergraduate honours supervisor, if applicable.
e) 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.
f) A short statement of intent (approximately 500 words) of your research and professional interest in school psychology (e.g., expected contribution to the field; understanding of school psychology) indicating your reasons for wanting to pursue graduate work in this degree.
g) A list of any academic awards, achievements, honours or other distinctions you have received. Itemize the monetary amount and the total.
h) A list of all publications and conference presentations you have on your résumé and specify whether the work was peer reviewed or non-peer reviewed.
i) Information about any financial support for your degree in the form of an award, sponsorship, or other. Please indicate the dollar amount and duration of the support, and when it is to start.
j) A list of any professional school psychology experience you have had (employment or volunteer). Please specify full-time or part-time and for how long. If part-time, please specify how many hours per week.