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Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies

Receive the advanced education you need to impact communities and lives. Our programs are characterized by small classes that have a huge educational impact.

The skills you learn here will prepare you for a career as a counsellor or therapist. You’ll gain the expertise to use these skills with marginalized communities, children, trauma survivors and Indigenous communities.

Degree programs offered

Program Expected length Project and/or thesis Course-based
Counselling Psychology MA 2-3 years Yes No
Indigenous Communities Counselling MA 3 years Yes No
Educational Psychology MA or MEd 2 years Yes No
Leadership Studies MA Min. 5 terms Yes No
Leadership Studies MEd 5 full-time terms Yes No
Educational Psychology PhD 4-5 years Yes No
Leadership Studies PhD 4-5 years Yes No
LATHE certificate 2 years No Yes

Quick facts

Program options:
Masters, Doctorate, Certificate
Program delivery:
On-campus
Dynamic learning:
Co-op optional

Areas of focus

  • Counselling psychology
  • Indigenous communities counselling
  • Educational psychology
  • Learning psychology
  • Development psychology
  • Instructional sciences
  • Measurement, evaluation and computer applications
  • Special education
  • Leadership studies

Need help?

Contact the applicable graduate secretary:

Kerstin Burnett at eplsgrad@uvic.ca or 250-721-7883.

LATHE certificate
Ione Wagner at lathe@uvic.ca or 250-721-7875.

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