Speech Language Pathology

Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Rehabilitation Science

Speech-Language Pathologists are autonomous rehabilitation health professionals with specialized knowledge, skills and clinical training in the prevention, screening, identification, assessment, and management of communication and swallowing disorders.

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Degree Details

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Anchored within the innovative and renown School of Rehabilitation Science at McMaster University, this SLP program will add to the inter professional mix of health care disciplines within the Faculty of Health Sciences. With its problem-based learning curriculum, grounded in self-directed and small group learning, McMaster’s SLP program offers a unique learning and training opportunity within Canada for students interested in a career in Speech-Language Pathology. The goal of this program is to prepare SLPs with the knowledge, skills and professional behaviours needed to practice in a variety of Canadian health care and community settings. The MSc (SLP) program will prepare you to be eligible to register to practice speech-language pathology, and will meet professional accreditation and practice standards.

24 months
Required Credential:
4 year Bachelor's degree
Program Type:
Course based
Program Options:
Typical Entry:
Typical Deadline:
January (First Friday)