Dalhousie Medical School

Faculty of Medicine
Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, 5849 University Avenue
Halifax, NS
Canada B3H 4H7

Occupational Therapy (Entry Level)

Program Information
Faculty: Health Professions
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Description The MSc(Occupational Therapy) program at Dalhousie University is designed to prepare occupational therapists to be competent, responsible, and self-directed practitioners in Atlantic Canada and beyond. This full-time 22-month on-site program provides students with opportunities for experiential and reflective learning within the classroom and in fieldwork learning sites. The program is fully accredited by the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT) on behalf of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists WFOT). Graduates are evidence-based, highly skilled, generalists with exceptional insights for working with clients and others to enhance quality of life in Atlantic Canada and beyond. Please note that the School’s Affirmative Action Policy highlights our committed to increasing the number of qualified occupational therapists who: (a) belong to the indigenous African Canadian and Aboriginal populations of the Atlantic region; and (b) have disabilities.
Website: Occupational Therapy (Entry Level) at Dalhousie Medical School
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 73 to 76
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 81]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference

* 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: October 14, 2016