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.

Diversity at the School of Communication Sciences and 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

Research opportunity for students

Dr. Jian Wang is recruiting students (both masters thesis and PhD) to join his research team. Learn more about this exciting research opportunity.

SCSD 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


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 starting Tuesday, September 4.  

Updates for applicants


The deadline to apply for our Fall 2019 enrolment Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Please review our notes for Updates for Applicants.