McMaster University

McMaster University

Graduate Diploma Requirements

Graduate Diploma is a part-time program that must be completed within 2 years. Therefore, students entering the program in the Fall semester of 2019 (September) will have until the end of the Winter semester of 2021 (April) to complete all of their Graduate Diploma requirements.

To receive the Graduate Diploma, students must successfully complete 12 course units (half course = 3 units; full course = 6 units) from any of our course offerings. Successful completion of a course is a minimum of a B- grade.
In-person class attendance is mandatory. Students must also complete two mandatory training courses offered by the School of Graduate Studies (see details below)


Examples of Diploma completion:

Example – Specific focus in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy:
Year 1 Fall semester: CBS 720 - Introduction to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (3 units; half-year course)
Year 1 Winter semester: CBS 721- Advanced Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (3–units; half-year course)
Year 2 Summer/Fall Semester: CBS 722-Consultation in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (6-Units; full year course)

Example – General Interest
Year 1 Fall semester: CBS 708 - Mindfulness Applications for Health Care (3 units; half-year course)
Year 1 Winter semester: CBS 708 Introduction to Group Facilitation (3 units; half-year course)
Year 2 Fall semester: CBS 760-Introduction to Motivational Interviewing (3 units; half-year course)
Year 2 Winter semester: CBS 761-Advanced Motivational Interviewing (3 units; half-year course)


Mandatory Training from the School of Graduate Studies (SGS)

SGS 101- Academic Research Integrity and Ethics

SGS 201- Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities ACT

 

Link for School of Graduate Studies Calendar

 

Link for Tuition Fees

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