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School of Physical and Occupational Therapy

McGill School of Physical and Occupational Therapy
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McGill's School of Physical and Occupational Therapy is recognized for its academic rigour and interdisciplinarity.  We're recognized globally as a top-ranked academic institution, both as a celebrated training ground in the field of rehabilitation and as a centre of leading-edge research with a reputation for transferring new knowledge into real-life practice. Our students thrive in a dynamic, collaborative environment, and our graduates help shape health care both around the corner and around the world.


Bachelor of Science (Rehabilitation Science)

+ Physical and Occupational Therapy  
- Occupational Therapy Major
- Physical Therapy Major

Learning outside the classroom

Opportunities for clinical experience
By graduation from the masters programs, students in each program accumulate 1,000 hours of clinical experience. Our new curriculum includes four clinical courses; each in a different practice area. A professional Master's degree is required for licensure.

Research centres and institutes

Research and clinical facilities
The School is a member of many research networks including the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal (CRIR). It receives outstanding support from McGill's affiliated hospitals and enjoys the benefits of close liaisons with departments across McGill university, as well as local, national and international clinical partners, research laboratories, research centres and institutes.

Degrees offered

Students are admitted to a pre-professional bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy or in Physical Therapy, designed to lead to a Master's degree in the same discipline.

  • B.Sc.(Rehab. Sc.) major in Occupational Therapy
  • B.Sc.(Rehab. Sc.) major in Physical Therapy
  • M.Sc.A.(Occ.Ther.)
  • M.Sc.A.(Phys.Ther.)

Parent faculty

Faculty of Medicine


School of Physical and Occupational Therapy
Davis House
3654 Promenade Sir-William-Osler
Montreal, Quebec
H3G 1Y5

Tel.: 514 398-4500
Fax: 514 398-6360
admissions [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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