McMaster University

McMaster University

Diploma Requirements


Diploma Completion:

Students in the diploma program as of 2016-2017 academic year will have until April 2018 for diploma completion.

All new students entering the program in 2017 will have until April 2019 for diploma completion. 


2016-2017 is the last registration year for those students wishing to use transfer credits from the Post Professional Program towards their Graduate Diploma.  There will be no application of transfer credits after September 2017.




Students may apply for the Diploma Program (those who fulfill the diploma requirements will receive a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Behavioural Sciences) or for the Post Degree Stream

Please refer to the Admissions Page for information on eligibility, Admissions

The Graduate Diploma will reflect the interests of the students and will be achieved through four (4) half courses from our course offerings to meet the Diploma requirements. 

Opportunities exist to complete four (4) courses in one specialized area, providing students with an enhanced clinical learning experience that includes theory, applied clinical skills development and direct supervision.

Successful completion of courses requires a minimum of a B- grade.  Attendance is mandatory. 

The Diploma may be completed on a part time basis within one or two years dependent on course availability.

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