Faculty of Health Professions
|Description:||Physiotherapists understand how the body moves, what keeps it from moving well and how to restore mobility. Working as part of a healthcare team or independently, physiotherapists strive to improve the health and mobility of their patients. They can also advise on ways to prevent health problems from occurring. The program blends 66 weeks of academic study with 30 weeks of clinical placements.
Students who graduate with a Master of Science in Physiotherapy degree enter the profession as generalists, capable of working in any type of public or private practice. These entry positions are available in a variety of settings:
- private physiotherapy clinics
Upon further post-graduate education and practice, physiotherapists can specialize in the following areas:
|Program options:||Master of Science in Physiotherapy (MScPT)
Preference is given to residents of the Atlantic Provinces
The MScPT Program is accredited by Physiotherapy Education Accreditation Canada (PEAC).
|Length of program:||25 months|
Minimum B+ average in the last 60 undergraduate credits
Completion of the following courses or their equivalents:
Half credit of Physics, Biology, Statistics, Biomechanics, and Human Anatomy
Full credit of Human Physiology, Psychology, and any Language/ Humanities or Social Science subject