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Communication Sciences and Disorders (M.Sc.A.)

Program Description

The Master of Science, Applied (M.Sc.A.) in Communication Sciences & Disorders (Non-Thesis): Speech-Language Pathology offered by the School of Communication Sciences & Disorders in the Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences is a course-based program that emphasizes career-focused and engaging learning opportunities. The program's objective is to equip students with skills in critical thinking, problem identification, and communication to pursue professional opportunities (or potentially continue their studies).

Keywords: speech pathology, speech therapy, speech, hearing, language, orthophonie, voice, rehabilitation, neurolinguistics, literacy.

Unique Program Features

  • The program focuses on training students to enter the field of Speech-Language Pathology using a curriculum guided by a competency-based framework, including academic and supervised clinical practicum components;
  • Small class sizes ensure that all learners benefit from individualized attention and strong mentorship;
  • The program meets the requirements necessary for certification of graduates with the provincial regulatory body (the Ordre des Orthophonistes et Audiologistes du Québec [OOAQ]) and Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC);
  • The School benefits from ongoing collaborations with other McGill departments (Psychology, Linguistics, Education, Biomedical Engineering, Neurology and Neurosurgery, and Otolaryngology/Head and Neck surgery) and the School's Faculty members have strong links to Montreal-area research networks, such as the Centre for Research on Brain, Language, and Music and the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal.

University-Level Admission Requirements

  • An eligible Bachelor's degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA out of a possible 4.0 GPA
  • English-language proficiency

Each program has specific admission requirements including required application documents. Please visit the program website for more details.

Visit our Educational credentials and grade equivalencies and English language proficiency webpages for additional information.

Program Website

Graduate Program scsd [at] mcgill.ca (subject: MScA%20in%20Communication%20Sciences%20and%20Disorders) (email)

Available Intakes


Application Deadlines

Intake Applications Open Application Deadline - International Application Deadline - Domestic (Canadian, Permanent Resident of Canada)
FALL September 15 January 15 January 15

Note: Application deadlines are subject to change without notice. Please check the application portal for the most up-to-date information.

Application Resources

Application Workshops

Consult our full list of our virtual application-focused workshops on the Events webpage.

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