Communication Sciences and Disorders

Faculty of Health

Master of Science (MSc)


This department offers Master’s level programs in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Their programs include courses in foundation, or core knowledge areas considered necessary for further study in either of the two professions, as well as profession-specific courses. The programs have an extensive clinical education component, with preparation for student practicum beginning early in the first year of study. They offer both a project and a thesis option for students to undertake research work.


Speech-language pathologists are qualified to identify, assess and manage disorders of speech, language, and voice affecting people from infancy through adulthood.

Audiologists are healthcare professionals concerned with the diagnosis, assessment, rehabilitation and prevention of hearing loss and balance disorders.

Admission Requirements

Candidates must satisfy the general requirements for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Please note this department requires all applicants to have an average of at least B+.

Application Deadline

The application deadline for this program is January 15th.

Contact Information

Subject Code: CMSD
Tel: 902-494-7052
Address: Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building
5850 College Street
2nd Floor, Room 2C01
PO Box 15000
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2
Graduate Coordinator: Janet Ingles
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