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Why does it work? Because it's intensive. Because it's tailored to meet the specific needs of each participant. Learn more about our clinical outcomes! Keep checking to see when 2016 sessions will be taking place.


Alexander Colquhoun, M.Sc., Aud(C) is the recipient of the 2015 National Clinical Certification Exam Award (Audiology). He discusses why he entered the profession, how he prepared for the exam and what he's done since becoming clinically certified.


Unique Challenges for Young Stroke Survivors

Rehabilitation can mean quite different things for stroke survivors since no two strokes are the same.


Study speech-language pathology or audiology

Find out why you should study Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology at Dalhousie University.

Meet our students

Share in the celebration of success of our current students and our past graduates. Meet some of them here.

SHCD in the news

Find out what achievements, contributions, and recognition that our students, faculty, and staff are making to our communities. Read about it in the news.


SHCD faculty are actively involved in research in a diverse array of topics. While preparing for professional practice in our programs, Master's students will be involved in theses and projects that address important questions in our fields.  Prospective PhD students are encouraged to contact individual faculty members to discuss research interests.

Our summer hours of operation

Summer hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm - ADT (Atlantic Daylight Time), Monday to Friday until September 4. The school will be closed Monday, September 7. Regular hours (8:30am to 5:00pm) resume Tuesday, September 8.   

SHCD mission

Our mission is to educate audiologists and speech-language pathologists, advance knowledge in communication sciences and disorders, promote diversity in our professions, and advocate for people with communication disorders. Learn more about the School.

Our location

1256 Thompson

The School of Human Communication Disorders is located slightly off the main campus. At 1256 Barrington Street, we are just a short walk from the Carleton Campus. For more information about how to reach us, please click on Contact us

Welcome First Year Students!

Welcome to our new students (the SHCD Class of 2018). There will be two days of orientation taking place at the school. Tuesday, September 8 is the SHCD Student Society orientation, and Wednesday, September 9 is the SHCD Orientation presented by the Faculty and Staff of SHCD. Visit our orientation page for more details.