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Master of Science, Applied, in Physical Therapy

The professional Master of Science in Physical Therapy is a 58-credit degree program that includes one thousand hours of fieldwork education over 5 semesters. The educational approach is consistent with adult learning, inspiring self-directed learning and case-based studies of individuals across the lifespan. Strong links between academic and clinical fieldwork education are emphasized throughout the educational program. In addition to fieldwork, course work will focus on client-centred and evidence-based practice in the three core areas of Physical Therapy practice: orthopedics, neurology and cardiorespiratory areas. Courses also cover professionalism, advanced clinical practice, research methodology and health management and education. The master's project is designed to develop research skills and scholarly appreciation of rehabilitation practice and research, management/health care delivery and clinical education.