York University

York University Psychology Degree Program

Address: York University Faculty of Health Behavioural Sciences Building Room 101 4700 Keele St Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3
Website: http://psyc.info.yorku.ca/

School Description:


York University is helping to shape the global thinkers and thinking that will define tomorrow. York is Canada’s third largest university with a commitment to excellence which reflects a rich diversity of perspectives and a strong sense of social responsibility that sets us apart.

A York U degree empowers graduates to thrive in the world and achieve their life goals through a rigorous academic foundation balanced by real-world experiential education.

As a globally recognized research centre, York is fully engaged in the critical discussions that lead to innovative solutions to the most pressing local and global social challenges. York’s 11 faculties and 28 research centres are thinking bigger, broader and more globally, partnering with 288 leading universities worldwide. York’s community is strong — 55,000 students, 7,000 faculty and staff, and more than 250,000 alumni.

Undergraduate Program Description


Psychology is the scientific study of mind and behaviour viewed from social, developmental and biological perspectives.

Our undergraduate program is a gateway to graduate school in Psychology, leading to a career as a clinical psychologist or as a researcher in Psychology or Neuroscience. Our program also provides you with foundational knowledge useful for diverse careers in business, management, health or education; for public sector service, for sales and marketing; and is an excellent preparation for professional studies in medicine, law or social work.

Graduate Program Description

York’s Graduate Program in Psychology is the largest in Canada and one of the most diverse, with seven areas of specialization and numerous opportunities for interdisciplinary study.

The York University Psychology Graduate Program Handbook is available in Adobe PDF

The Graduate Program in Psychology at York University has the following seven areas of specialization:

*Accredited by the American Psychological Association and the Canadian Psychological Association.

**Accredited by the Canadian Psychological Association.

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