Jan 25, 2021  
University of Alberta Calendar 2020-2021 
University of Alberta Calendar 2020-2021

The Degree of PhD (Educational Psychology) [Graduate]

Program Requirements

The PhD program consists of courses in the area of specialization, a candidacy examination, and the preparation and defence of a thesis on an approved topic.

No language other than English is required.

Students admitted to a PhD program must register full time throughout their program. Both the Counselling Psychology and School and Clinical Child Psychology programs require a one-year supervised internship. More details concerning required coursework and the development of the thesis within each area may be found at the Department's website: www.edpsychology.ualberta.ca. Each student, in consultation with the Faculty advisor assigned at the time of admission, will develop a program of study to suit the student's specific background and area of interest. By the end of the first year of study, PhD students must have a supervisory committee consisting of at least three faculty members whose interests are usually related to the student's area of study.

Length of Program

Candidates in the PhD program have a maximum completion time of six years. A typical time for completion of the PhD degree is four years.