Honours Bachelor of Counselling Psychology
Canada, Ontario, Orillia
|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Orillia|
|Type||Bachelor's Degree, College|
|Nominal duration||4 years/ 9 semesters, includes 1 Internship & 2 Field Placements|
|Tuition fee||CA$19,807 per year
The displayed fee is for the 2022-2023 academic year and is subject to change. The fee covers and includes tuition (CA$17,150), health insurance, and other ancillary charges.
|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To qualify for admission, you must have a high school diploma and have completed the following mandatory courses (or their equivalents) with an overall minimum average of 65 percent:
- You must also have completed five additional Grade 12 course.
Note: First-year enrolment is limited; satisfying minimum entrance requirements does not guarantee admission.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If English is not your first language and/or you come from a non-English-speaking country, you must provide proof of your English language proficiency by submitting one of the following tests:
Broad range of counselling theories and techniques. Promote mental health in diverse populations. Strong foundation in research and theory. Field placements to practise skills.
This program is designed for students who want to understand human behaviour and use this knowledge to promote the mental health of individuals, families, groups and communities. Students are exposed to a range of counselling and psychotherapy approaches as well as a strong foundation in psychology research and theory.
In the practicum and work term, students obtain experience with different populations and working environments that allows them to explore career options and practice the skills that prepare them for employment or graduate studies.
The curriculum fosters an understanding of diverse sociocultural factors, lifespan development, theory and practice in a range of counselling and psychotherapy approaches, ethical and evidence-based professional practices, as well as the research methods and psychological theories that inform counselling and psychotherapy practice.
The following reflects the planned progression for full-time offerings of the program.
- Sem 1: Fall
- Sem 2: Winter
- Sem 3: Fall
- Sem 4: Winter
- Sem 5: Fall
- Sem 6: Winter
- Sem 7 (Internship): Summer
- Sem 8: Fall
- Sem 9: Winter
Graduates are prepared to work with diverse populations in a variety of roles (e.g. case manager, mental health worker, support worker, disability counselor, educational assistant, attendance counsellor, employment counselor, intake coordinator, parole supervisor, probation officer, residential worker) and in different settings (correctional institutions, community support agencies, schools, youth residences, self-employment).
Graduates may start a career upon graduation or pursue a graduate degree in counselling or a related applied psychology area.