Western University - School of Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Location:

London, Ontario

Degree:

Master of Clinical Science (M.Cl.Sc)

Length of Program:

2 years

Program Structure: 

Year 1 & 2: Fall and Winter Terms of coursework + Spring/Summer (May - July) Practicum

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Admission Requirements:

Fall 2017 Application Due Date: January 6, 2017

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  • Complete the online application
  • 4 year undergraduate honours degree
  • mid-B GPA in 10 full university courses most recently completed
  • Prerequisites
  • 2 Academic references (sample form)
  • 1 Clinical reference (sample form)
  • At least 14 hours of experience in the field (opportunity to include additional, relevant volunteer work in the online application)
  • Statement of Intent

Contact Information:

Email: earmouth@uwo.ca

Phone: 416-946-5456

School of Communication Sciences & Disorders Elborn College, Room 1510 London, Ontario N6G 1H1

Dalhousie University - School of Human Communication Disorders

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Location:

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Degree:

Master of Science (MSc)

Length of Program:

3 years (foundational courses are offered in the first year)

Program Structure: 

Year 1: Fall & Winter semesters

Year 2: Fall  & Winter semester + Spring/Summer 12 week Practicum Internship

Year 3: Fall semester + Winter 12 week Practicum Externship

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Admission Requirements:

Fall 2017 Application Due Date: January 16, 2017

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  • Minimum 4 year BA university degree (honours an asset)
  • GPA: minimum B+ or 2.2 GPA (on 4.3 scale)
  • GRE: Graduate Record Examination completion
  • Graduate Application (can be submitted in paper or online)
  • Official Transcripts from universities/colleges previously attended)
  • Two confidential academic reference letters (download here)
  • Mail Resume and SHCD Additional Information Form (includes statement of intent)

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Contact Information:

Email: hucd@dal.ca

Phone: 902-494-7052

ADMISSIONS - SHCD

Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building
5850 College Street
2nd Floor, Room 2C01
PO Box 15000
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

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McGill University - School of Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Location:

Montreal, Quebec

Degree:

Masters of Applied Science (MSc.A)

Length of Program:

2 years

Program Structure: 

Year 1: Fall & Winter semesters involving fundamental classes and practical training 1 day/week + a 4 week full-time practicum starting in May

Year 2: Fall & Winter semesters involving specialized classes and practical training 1 day/week + a 12 week full-time practicum starting in May

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Admission Requirements:

Fall 2017 Application Due Date: January 15, 2017

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Additional Resources: 

Contact Information:

Email: scsd@mcgill.ca

Phone: 514-398-4137

ADMISSIONS - School of Communication Sciences and Disorders 2001 McGill College, 8th floor Montreal, Quebec H3A 1G1

McMaster University - School of Rehabilitation Sciences

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Location:

Hamilton, Ontario

Degree:

Master of Science (MSc)

Length of Program:

Full-time - 24 months

Program Structure: 

5 units of study + clinical placements following each academic unit
(varying in length from 2-10 weeks with a total of 29 full-time clinical practicum weeks) 

Click here for a detailed program overview, class listing and curriculum design

Admission Requirements:

2017 Admission Application Due Date: January 6, 2017

  • Complete the online application through ORPAS
  • 4 year BA with a min B average (equal to 75%, 3.0/4.0 or 8/12) over the last 60 units of university course work 
  • 4 prerequisites: 1 linguistics course, 1 psychology course, 1 science course, 1 research methods/stats course 

The top-ranked (approx. 125) applicants will be selected to participate in a minimultiple interview (MMI) and the final offer of admission will be based (50%) on GPA and (50%) MMI score. 

PLEASE NOTE: This program (currently) does not require a letters of recommendation, volunteer hours or letter of intent. 

Contact Information:

Email: askSLP@mcmaster.ca

Phone: (905) 525-9140 Ext. 22867

School of Rehabilitation Sciences
Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University
Institute of Applied Health Sciences,
Room 403, 1400 Main St. W. Hamilton, ON L8S 1C7

University of Alberta - Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

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Location:

Edmonton, Alberta

Degree:

Masters of Science (MSc)

Length of Program:

2 years

Program Structure: 

Year 1: Fall, Winter & Spring semesters ending in July

Year 2: Fall semester in class, Winter & Spring (January - July) 2 Advanced Clinical Practicums

Additionally, there is a clinical research study spanning the entire course of study

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Admission Requirements:

Fall 2017 Application Due Date: February 1, 2017

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Additional Resources: 

Contact Information:

Email: csd@rehabmed.ualberta.ca

Phone: 780-492-5990

Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

8205 114St 2-70 Corbett Hall University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G4

University of Toronto - Speech-Language Pathology

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Location:

Toronto, Ontario

Degree:

Master of Health Science (MHSc)

Length of Program:

22 Months of consecutive study

Program Structure: 

Year 1: September - February in-class studies | 8 week internship program in March and April | May and June in-class studies | 4 week summer internship in July or August

Year 2: September - December in-class studies | 8 week internship in January and February | in-class studies during March and April | 10 week clinical internship May - July

Additionally, at the end of Year 2, students will complete a portfolio. See full detailed coursework

Admission Requirements:

Fall 2017 Application Due Date: January 6, 2017

see ORPAS instruction booklet

  • Complete the online application
  • 4 year undergraduate honours degree
  • mid-B GPA
  • Prerequisites
  • 2 Academic references
  • 1 Clinical reference
  • At least 14 hours of experience in the field (opportunity to include additional, relevant volunteer work in the online application)
  • Statement of Intent

Contact Information:

Email: islp.chair@utoronto.ca

Phone: 416-946-5456

Department of Speech-Language Pathology Rehabilitation Sciences Building Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto 160-500 University Avenue Toronto, ON  M5G 1V7

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University of British Columbia - School of Audiology and Speech Sciences

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Location:

Vancouver, British Columbia

Degree:

Master of Science (MSc)

Length of Program:

21-36 consecutive weeks depending on undergraduate preparation

Program Structure: 

Fall & Winter terms with coursework + Summer sessions in June and July including practicums

See detailed course listing here

Admission Requirements:

Fall 2017 Application Due Date: February 1, 2017

see application checklist here

  • Complete the online application
  • Send 2 sets of official transcripts
  • Prerequisites for admission found here
  • 4 year undergraduate degree
  • Cumulative average of at least B+ over the last 2 years of a 4 year degree
  • Online prerequisite course AUDI 402 and 403
  • Letter of Intent
  • Experience observing a Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologist
  • Minimum 2 academic references and 1 nonacademic reference
  • Resume/CV

Contact Information:

Email: inquiry@audiospeech.ubc.ca

Phone: 604-822-5591

School of Audiology and Speech Sciences

Vancouver Campus 2177 Wesbrook Mall Vancouver, BC V6T1Z3