Audiology

Program Description

The School’s graduate program offers the best possible combination of a theoretical foundation and real-life experience for a career in audiology.

Duration of Studies

The Master of Science Program in Audiology spans 21-36 consecutive months, depending on a student’s undergraduate preparation.

Coursework

During a student’s time in the program, they will take a minimum of 30 credits of graduate coursework in areas, such as hearing science and audiological practice. Students will also complete five clinical externships in community settings, supervised by practitioners. Students will also complete a final requirement by either conducting research and completing a thesis, or taking a comprehensive exam.

Degree Earned

On completion of the program students will earn a M.Sc. degree. The M.Sc. in Audiology denotes an outstanding scientific education and excellent clinical preparation. A M.Sc. is needed for certification to practice in Canada as a professional audiologist.

Opportunity for PhD Enrollment

After one year in the M.Sc. program students may apply to transfer to the Ph.D. program. In some cases, students continue to complete the coursework and practica required for certification as an Audiologist.