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The School of Human Communication Disorders welcomed visiting Otologist Dr. Doreen Nakku.


ICPLA 2016 Volunteer team welcomes the world


Study speech-language pathology or audiology

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

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.

Meet our students

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

Diversity at the School of Human Communication Disorders


The Diversity Committee promotes cultural and linguistic diversity within our School and our professions. Check out upcoming events.

Original photograph taken by Ariane Tye

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

Our hours of operation

Hours through the academic term are 8am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.

Updates for applicants


The deadline to apply for our Fall 2017 enrolment is Monday, January 16, 2017 (January 15 falls on a Sunday). Please review our notes for Updates for Applicants.