MHSc in Medical Radiation Sciences
Within the last decade it has become evident that the role of the radiation therapist is evolving and growing within radiation medicine. Join the Institute of Medical Science and the Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto, in the first professional master’s program for radiation therapists in North America!
The Master of Health Science in Medical Radiation Sciences (MHScMRS) is designed specifically to develop the kind of advanced clinician who is in demand in contemporary radiation medicine practice. Take advantage of the phenomenal wealth of clinical and research experience of our world-renowned faculty.
Graduates of the Program can expect to:
- Assume/create positions that capitalize on the advanced knowledge, skills, and judgment in clinical practice and research
- Contribute to the advancement of radiation medicine
- Improve the way we treat cancer and provide care for our patients
- Accelerate the pace of innovation in radiation therapy through clinical research and academic endeavours
September 2013 Application Deadlines
Domestic Applicants: April 1st, 2013 (documentation April 15th)
International Applicants: March 1st, 2013 (documentation March 15th)
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 three years (5,000 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 Procedures) will be assigned greater weight.
English Language Proficiency
- Applicants whose primary language is not English and who graduated from a university where the language of instruction was not English must demonstrate facility in the English language through the successful completion of one of the following English language proficiency tests:
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): a minimum score of 580 on the paper-based test and 5 on the Test of Written English (TWE); a minimum of 93 on the Internet-based test and 22 on the writing/speaking sections
- Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): minimum score of 85
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS): minimum score of 7.0
- Certificate of Proficiency in English (COPE): minimum score of 76
- Academic Preparation Course, International ESL Program, School of Graduate Studies: minimum final grade of B in Level 60
Program Contact Information
Program Director: Nicole Harnett
Medical Radiation Sciences Graduate Program
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Toronto
105-150 College Street
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3E2
Telephone: (416) 946-4501, ext 5756
Fax: (416) 946-4442