Diploma programs are open to students in any relevant graduate program or to those who have a general interest in graduate-level work. For diplomas that are part of a graduate degree (concurrent), please contact the relevant graduate program office. For graduate diplomas that can be pursued on their own (stand-alone, direct entry), applications are submitted online.
Health psychology research at York University covers a broad range of topics across the human lifespan, including cancer care, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, eating disorders, HIV/AIDS, pain, SARS, and stress and coping.
The Health Psychology Diploma program is intended to promote competency in health psychology research for graduate students enrolled in the Psychology or Kinesiology & Health Science doctoral programs. Students conduct their PhD dissertation and other research in health psychology, complete coursework in health psychology, and attend a weekly colloquium in health psychology methods, topics and research called the Health Psychology Colloquium.