The majority of graduate programs are NOT impacted by recent government announcements about tuition increases.

PhD students from the rest of Canada will continue to pay Quebec fees.
International PhD fees will see the same 3% increase as Quebec fees.

Physical Therapy (M.Sc.A.PT.)

Program Description

The Master of Science, Applied (M.Sc.A.PT.) in Physical Therapy (Non-Thesis) offered by the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy in the Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences is a course-based program that emphasizes cutting-edge and career-focused learning opportunities. The program's objective is to equip students with skills in information synthesis, educational methodology, and communication to pursue professional opportunities (or potentially continue their studies).

Unique Program Features

  • The program is typically completed in 1.5 years, equivalent to five semesters, and includes four clinical practicum totaling 1,050 hours, leading to professional licensure to practice;
  • Courses emphasize client-centered and evidence-based practice across the lifespan and health care continuum, and include health promotion from prevention of disability to rehabilitation;
  • The Master's project (last semester) prepares students to become autonomous and effective professionals through the acquisition of research skills;
  • The School is internationally recognized for the excellence of its contribution to research in rehabilitation.

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

MScA in Physical Therapy website

Department Contact

Graduate Program graduate.rehabilitation [at] (subject: MScA%20in%20Physical%20Therapy) (email)

Available Intakes


Application Deadlines

Intake Applications Open Application Deadline - International Application Deadline - Domestic (Canadian, Permanent Resident of Canada)
SUMMER May 15 October 1 February 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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