Professional Programs

Western's School of Physical Therapy offers two different professional graduate programs that help students meet their academic goals:

Adv. Health Care Practice (MCISc)


  • One-year course-based master's program
  • Only program of its kind in Canada that offers advanced training in a clinical specialty
  • Two distinct fields of study:
    • Manipulative Therapy
    • Wound Healing

Master of Physical Therapy (MPT)


  • Two-Year entry-to-practice professional program
  • Accredited by Physiotherapy Education Accreditation Canada (PEAC)
  • Prepares students for roles as clinicians, educators, consultants and researchers in a variety of practice settings