Master of Physical Therapy (MPT)

The Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) program at Western is dedicated to being internationally recognized for excellence, leadership and innovation in Physical Therapy education, practice and research through dedicated clinical, academic and professional partnerships.

The mission of the program is to prepare graduates for entry-to-practice as autonomous primary care professionals with the requisite competencies to provide leadership and service to individuals and communities within a complex, dynamic global health care environment. Western's MPT program is accredited by Physiotherapy Education Accreditation Canada (PEAC).



The first stop for students interested in joining Western's Master of Physical Therapy program. Get information about admission requirements, prerequisite courses, application procedure/deadlines and more.

Program Model

program model

Western's Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) program takes two years to complete and includes 60 weeks of classroom/laboratory work and 30 weeks of clinical experience.

Curriculum and Courses


Tuition & Fees


Tuition and fees for the Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) program are managed by the Office of the Registrar. 

Combined Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program

The combined MPT/PhD program allows students the opportunity to obtain a research-based doctoral degree and professional qualifications to practice as a registered Physical Therapist (PT). This program typically takes five years to complete, with students receiving their MPT degree after the fourth year.