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Physical Therapy, MPT

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #439 (QS) ,
The School of Rehabilitation Science fosters a healthy environment that promotes a positive work experience, life-long learning, and professional pursuits of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science students, faculty, and staff. As part of the University of Saskatchewan, we are situated in the vibrant city of Saskatoon on Treaty Six territory and the traditional homeland of the Métis.


Mission and Vision

Our mission

Excellence in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science teaching at University of Saskatchewan, research, scholarship and leadership to improve the quality of life and well-being for all people of Saskatchewan and beyond.

Our vision

We will be the outstanding School of Rehabilitation Science in Saskatchewan, nationally and internationally recognized for innovative research and graduate programs, high quality interprofessional education, and exceptional knowledge translation. We will demonstrate leadership in physical therapy and rehabilitation science to advance research, learning, knowledge sharing, and reconciliation and inclusion with and by Indigenous peoples and communities.

Who we are

Recognized for a growing and diverse student body, we have gained a reputation nationally and internationally for preparing high-quality collaborative physical therapy clinicians and rehabilitation researchers, focused on improving function while promoting optimal ability, mobility, activity, and participation. As a socially accountable organization, we are proud of our alumni, students, faculty and staff, who since 1965 have been engaged citizens and leaders. We respond to changing environments, contribute to high quality clinical care in local and global communities, and are committed to improving health and the healthcare system through innovative research and evidence-based practice.

Collaboration is a hallmark of our School and is embedded in all aspects of our mission. A dynamic forward-looking faculty and staff demonstrate resilience, compassion, humility, professionalism and a passion for advancing rehabilitation science and health-related learning, teaching, research, and mentorship.

The Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) is its flagship program, governed by the College of Graduate Studies and Research (CGSR).  The MPT Program is designed to provide the graduate with the entry-level clinical requirements to obtain a license to practice physiotherapy in Saskatchewan and Canada.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Pathology for Physical Therapists
  • Lifespan I Development Aging and Pharmacological Issues across the Lifespan
  • Human Anatomy
  • Functional Neuroanatomy
  • Exercise Physiology for Physical Therapists

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Applicants applying through the Education Equity Program for Aboriginal students must be Canadian citizens.
  • Other applicants must meet one of the following four School of Rehabilitation Science residency requirements AND be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada.
  • For the purpose of determining qualifications for admission to the School of Rehabilitation Science, an applicant normally is considered to be a “resident” under item (2) if one of the following conditions applies:

Tuition Fee

  • National

    10128 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20251 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Saskatoon

  • 1279 - 1870 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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