School of Communication Sciences and Disorders Strategic Plan

Study speech-language pathology or audiology

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

SCSD 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.


SCSD 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.

SCSD mission and vision


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.


Our graduates are highly competent professionals, who are sought-after locally, nationally, and internationally; our research is at the forefront of knowledge, advancement, and translation; and our outreach services are valued for their unique and innovative contributions to society.

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Inclusion and Equity at the School...

The School is committed to creating an inclusive and supportive environment for all students, staff and faculty and dismantling barriers created by systemic racism and oppression. Learn more.

Volunteer opportunities for SCSD Students

Students often seek volunteer opportunities while going to the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Find out what some local organizations are seeking volunteers.

Our location


The School of Communication Sciences and Disorders (formerly the School of Human Communication Disorders) is now located in the heart of the Carleton Campus, in the Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building. For more information about how to reach us, please click on Contact us

Our hours of operation

Regular hours of operation are 8:00AM to 4:30PM, Monday through Friday.