Admissions Criteria & Process

Admissions Criteria

Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. To be considered for admission to the MHScMRS program applicants must also satisfy the graduate unit’s additional admission requirements stated below:


  • Either hold relevant certification in radiation therapy in your home jurisdiction of practice or provide evidence for eligibility for such;


  • Have completed a recognized bachelor’s degree in Medical Radiation Sciences or in an equivalent field.
  • Have obtained a minimum average grade of B+ over the final two years of full-time undergraduate studies.*
  • Have performed a minimum of one year (900 hours) of professional practice within five years of application.

* If the applicant has completed undergraduate studies more than 5 years prior to application, undergraduate grades will not be considered and the weight of the applicant’s CV (see Application Process, below) will be assigned greater weight.


English Language Proficiency

Applicants whose primary language is not English, and who have graduated from from a university where the language of instruction was not English, must demonstrate facility in the English language through some English language proficiency tests. More information is available through the School of Graduate Studies.

Admissions Process

September 2018 Application Deadlines

Applications for September 2018 intake are due on March 1, 2018 for international applicants and June 1, 2018 for domestic applicants.

Application Checklist

  1. Complete SGS Application
  2. Current Curriculum vitae (CV) (Content of an Academic CV)
  3. Letter of intent
    • Should include applicant’s anticipated area of interest/specialization
    • Three-year option applicants should indicate why they wish to pursue this option
  4. Three confidential Applicant Assessment Reports*

*Applicant Assessment Reports: there are no downloadable forms which you need to print out for your referees. By entering the referee contact information, our online application system will automatically generate an email to your referees instructing them to log on to the system and complete the letters of recommendation.

Submit in hard copy to the Registrar:

  • Original university academic transcripts (in sealed envelopes from institutions)
  • For applicants planning to complete their program in a department that is not an affiliated teaching hospital of the University of Toronto:

Hard copy documentation can be submitted to:

Nicole Harnett
Program Director
Medical Radiation Sciences Graduate Program
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Toronto
Suite 504, 149 College Street
Toronto, ON M5T 1P5


Telephone: (416) 946-4501, ext 5756

Fax: (416) 946-4442

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