The Master of Arts (MA) program allows students to gain the essential tools to conduct empirical research.
Our faculty and students work in many cutting edge and traditional areas of research, while collaborating closely with researchers from other programs such as Cognitive Science, Criminology, and Human-Computer Interaction.
Some Facts About the M.A.
- A program of study and research in the psychology field leading to the degree of Master of Arts
- Strongly research-oriented, although practical courses such as quantitative methods, testing and behaviour modification are available
- This degree does not offer training in applied areas (e.g., clinical, educational, counseling psychology, etc)
- This type of training lends itself to a career in academia, work in many different government departments and agencies such as the RCMP, Stats Canada, Department of National Defence etc. as well as private consulting firms.