Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies

PhD in Educational Psychology

Learn more about our advanced research-based degree focusing on either Learning, Development and Instructional Sciences or Special Education.

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Sedin twins with Dr. Crippen on hockey arena

Are the Canucks redefining NHL culture?

Leadership studies expert Carolyn Crippen completes a seven-year study, tracing the roots of the Canucks' "culture of civility" from Pat Quinn and Trevor Linden to the Sedins. Photo: Jeff Vinnick.

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Master's in indigenous counselling, a Canadian first

Ring article: "A new UVic program is the first in Canada to offer a master's degree in Indigenous counselling and will directly address the urgent needs for professional counsellors able to provide culturally relevant counselling services to Indigenous individuals, families and communities."

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The Vancouver Art Gallery

Museums and art in leadership studies

Dr. Darlene Clover, Professor in Leadership Studies, is focusing on art galleries and museums in Canada and the United Kingdom as important sites of critical pedagogy and social activism.

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Canadian veterans and their transition to civilian life

Veterans Transition Network clinician: Dr. Tim Black - Associate Professor, Counselling Psychology.

"I look forward to continuing to serve the veteran community with my research efforts."

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Get the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in the classroom, the workplace, and in the community.

Our programs will lead you toward an understanding of the nature of knowledge, its interpretations and how it's shared.

Counselling Psychology

Develop the knowledge, skills, and understanding necessary to work as a professional counsellor in a wide variety of settings.

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Educational Psychology

Apply psychological sciences to instructional contexts (e.g. special education, design of learning environments and instructional support).

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Leadership Studies

Investigate the role of leaders in contemporary society and explore leadership as a multidisciplinary field of inquiry and scholarship.

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