MA Admissions Requirements

Admissions RequirementsMaster of Arts Programs

General Admissions Requirements

  • Complete the application form and any required program supplements.
  • Have completed a baccalaureate degree from an accredited university or college.
  • Two references are required. Your referees will be sent the link once you have submitted your application.
    • Pastoral/Character Reference Form
    • Academic/Employer Reference Form

International students may have additional requirements. View Admissions Requirements for International Students

Program Specific Admissions Requirements

Children, Youth and Adult Discipleship

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There are no additional Admissions requirements for this program.

Clinical Counselling

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  • Applicants must have completed a relevant undergraduate degree with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0.
  • Applicants must have completed a minimum of four psychology courses in their undergraduate degree. The best four psychology courses must have an average GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • Applicants must complete and submit the essay supplement.
  • An interview with the program director is required. Interviews are scheduled in May.
  • This program admits students in the fall semester only.

Historical and Theological Studies

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  • First degree in a related discipline, such as
    • An undergraduate degree in biblical, theological, or religious studies.
    • A seminary degree (MDiv or MTS)
  • Evidence of superior academic ability and potential to undertake graduate research
    • Minimum B+ average or GPA of 3.3 or
    • Submission of sample research paper


View Thanatology program info

Applicants must have completed a bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.3 or 67% or “C+”.

International Student Admissions Requirements

Applicants from outside Canada must meet the following admissions requirements in addition to general admissions requirements and program-specific requirements listed above.

Maintain Full-time Status

International students must be enrolled as full-time students throughout the entire program (9 to 15 credit hours or 3 to 5 courses in both the fall and winter semesters).

Health Insurance

Health insurance is mandatory for all international students and their families

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Study Permit

All international applicants are required to provide proof to the Tyndale Admissions Office that they have received a Study Permit from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

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Application Fee

International applicants are required to submit a non-refundable application fee of $150.

If you did not study in an English speaking school, or if English is not your first language, please review the English Language Requirements and the Translation Requirements.