Doctoral (PhD) Program

Type of Program

Thesis-based. Usually involves a series (3-4) of studies that are connected to a common theme/topic.


3-5 years. Students are expected to work 11 months of the year.

Before Applying

You are highly encouraged to read your potential supervisors’ website to learn about their areas of research. You must contact your potential supervisor and arrange a telephone or personal meeting with him/her.

*Contact Dr. Gordon Bloom Here


Students should be competitive to apply for and receive external funding, either provincially or nationally.

Check the following funding agencies for eligibility and fit:

(1) Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada:

(2) Canadian Institutes of Health Research(CIHR):

 Students may also be eligible for internal funding opportunities, such as entrance scholarships and research assistantships.


Seek external funding, present at conferences, publish, join professional organizations, and participate in professional development activities that contribute to the growth of sport psychology. Serve as a role model and leader for undergraduate and master’s-level students working in the lab.

Inquiries and Questions

Please contact your potential supervisor.

Complete application Procedure Guidelines

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