Queen's School of Medicine

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Physical Therapy

Queen's School of Medicine

Faculty:Faculty of Health Sciences
Field of Study:Physical Therapy/Therapist
Course Based:Yes
Length:24 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $12,509

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program, and does not include supplementary fees.



The mission of MScPT program is to provide an outstanding learning environment for the education of future physical therapy professionals. The curriculum follows a competency-based framework in which the specific goal of the educational program is to prepare individuals to undertake the roles of a Physical Therapist in Canada. These roles include clinical practitioner, communicator, collaborator, manager, advocate, scholarly practitioner, and professional. With critical enquiry and evidence-based practice as the foundation, our program promotes the acquisition of advanced academic knowledge, skills and behaviors that are essential for a primary health care provider in a complex and continually evolving health care environment.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants are required to have a 4-year baccalaureate degree with a minimum second-class standing from a recognized university including: at least one course in introductory psychology (minimum 1.0) and one course in statistics (minimum 0.5), and undergraduate courses with substantive content in human anatomy (minimum 0.5) and physiology (minimum 0.5). One full credit in human anatomy is recommended.
    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 94] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 8]
    Application Notes : For students who have lived in an English speaking country for less than three years, you must have one of: TOEFL Minimum scores required: Internet-based test (iBT) 94 with scores in the following ranges: reading – high (22–30); listening – high (22–30); speaking – good (26–30); writing – good (24–30); MELAB with a minimum score of 80; or IELTS with a minimum score of 8.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Portfolio
    Applicants are required to submit two confidential reference forms, and documented evidence (through volunteer work, community service or personal experience) of strong interest in the profession of physical therapy, knowledge of the profession and desire to work with people of all ages. Please visit the website for complete details.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 23, 2022