1. Baccalaureate Degree from an institution of higher education approved by a Canadian provincial authority, or the demonstrated educational equivalent, in the area of theology, psychology, fine arts, counselling, social work, or the humanities and human sciences. Applicants who possess a Baccalaureate Degree in an unrelated area should consult with the Department Chair. Grade average minimum must be 72%/B/3.0 during last 60 credits of course weight.
2. The academic ability to engage in graduate education; academic background in counselling and/or some experience in a helping role are desirable.
Applications can be submitted throughout the year, with an annual application deadline of April 1 for Canadian and Permanent Resident applicants and November 1 for international applicants (next business day if date falls on a weekend). Applicants who do not possess a Baccalaureate Degree and who are applying for an evaluation of academic equivalency must submit their completed application to the College by February 1 for Canadian and Permanent Resident applicants and September 1 for international applicants (equivalency fee $225). If equivalency is granted, applicants then pay the normal application fee.
Upon admission, students are invited to register for and attend the St. Stephen’s College Orientation Day (normally in early June).