M.Sc. On Campus

Speech Language Pathology

McMaster University

24 months
11396 CAD/year
4204 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Speech-Language Pathologists are autonomous rehabilitation health professionals with specialized knowledge, skills and clinical training in the prevention, screening, identification, assessment, and management of communication and swallowing disorders. We offer a master degree in Speech Language Pathology at McMaster University.


Anchored within the innovative and renown School of Rehabilitation Science at McMaster University, this Speech Language Pathology program at McMaster University will add to the inter professional mix of health care disciplines within the Faculty of Health Sciences. 

Key Features 

  • With its problem-based learning curriculum, grounded in self-directed and small group learning, McMaster’s SLP program offers a unique learning and training opportunity within Canada for students interested in a career in Speech-Language Pathology.

Programme Structure

  • The goal of this program is to prepare SLPs with the knowledge, skills and professional behaviours needed to practice in a variety of Canadian health care and community settings. 
  • The MSc (SLP) program will prepare you to be eligible to register to practice speech-language pathology, and will meet professional accreditation and practice standards.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • January (First Friday)


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Honours Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • B+ (B- for Engineering) minimum average, based on a full year equivalent of final year courses (3rd/4th level) relevant to the program
  • Each program may set additional/higher requirements. Please review the program website for details.
  • Degrees and grades from foreign universities are evaluated for their equivalency to McMaster’s. Please contact the program for specific details.
  • Departments or programs may establish additional requirements, such as scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Admission is competitive: meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission
  • The admission decision is not subject to appeal
  • Applicants who do not meet the above mentioned requirements, should consult the Graduate Calendar to determine the requirements for exceptional cases

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    11396 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5698 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4204 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2102 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Hamilton

1163 - 1630 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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