McMaster University - Faculty of Health Sciences

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Speech-Language Pathology

McMaster University - Faculty of Health Sciences

Faculty:Faculty of Health Sciences
Field of Study:Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Course Based:Yes
Length:24 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $10,388
International: $64,186
Enrolment #:57
Careers:Audiologists and Speech-Language PathologistsSpeech-Language Pathologists


The School of Rehabilitation Science is pleased to announce the launch of a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program. This program is built on McMaster's international reputation in innovative rehabilitation sciences curricula, which focuses on problem-based, small group and self-directed learning. The MSc(SLP) program will consist of five units of full-time study over 24 months. Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) are rehabilitation health professionals with specialized knowledge, skills, and clinical training in the prevention, screening, identification, assessment, and management of congenital and acquired communication and swallowing disorders (1). SLPs serve individuals of all ages in a variety of health care, education, and private settings.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants must achieve a four-year baccalaureate degree (120 units/credits), will require a minimum average of B or 75% or 3.0/4.0 or 8/12, calculated over the last 60 units of his/her university course work. Applicants may apply in the 4th year of their degree.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 92] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 250]
    Application Notes : If your first language is not English, a TOEFL score of 600 (written) or 250 (computer) or 92 (iBT) (reading-22, speaking-24, listening-24, writing-22) is required. The only exception to this requirement is for those who have completed an entire university degree in Canada, U.S.A, United Kingdom, Australia or New Zealand. Scores that are more than two years old are not valid.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * 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 08, 2022