University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Killam Centre for Advanced Studies, 2-29 Triffo Hall
Edmonton, AB
Canada T6G 2E1

Physical Therapy

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Physical Therapy/Therapist
Description The Department of Physical Therapy offers a program leading to the Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy (MScPT). The course-based MScPT program is designed to provide students with the clinical and evaluative skills necessary for the practice of physical therapy. This course-based master's degree is for students who hold undergraduate degrees in a variety of fields.
Website: Physical Therapy at University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Course Based? Yes
Length: 25 Month(s)
Cost per year:

This tuition has been estimated by the department.
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 75 to 85
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 92] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Candidates will be invited to participate in a Multiple Mini Interview (MMI). The MMI is a series of short, multi-station interviews based on predefined scenarios designed to evaluate the interviewee's critical thinking ability, ethical decision making ability, communication skills and the non-cognitive/humanistic skills required for success in a clinical environment. The interview evaluation constitutes a significant component of the overall admissions assessment.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Work Experience
A minimum of 30 hours of volunteer experience and transcripts are also required.

* 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.

Last Updated: July 18, 2015