Program Listing

Georgian College, Ontario-Canada

Communicative Disorders Assistant

Shortlist Program

Program Details

Post Graduate Certificate/Masters Degree

Course Duration:

1 Year

Application Fee:

100 CAD

Tuition Fee:

19312.16 CAD/Year


Fall 2023: Barrie

Program Description

Students gain knowledge and hands-on experience to work in an adjunctive capacity as supportive personnel to qualified Speech-Language Pathologists and/or Audiologists in a variety of treatment settings. Students focus on conducting programming after the Speech-Language Pathologist or the Audiologist has completed the assessment and determined the therapy plan, as well as practicing the variety of other types of duties within this profession. Based on a thorough understanding of physiological and functional speech/language and hearing disorders, students develop programming skills and learn intervention techniques to evoke and sustain communication behaviours. In addition, students identify the behaviour and environmental factors that can potentially support or erode the efficacy of therapy.

Admission Requirements

Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Degree or equivalent with a specialty in communication disorders, linguistics, human anatomy and physiology, social sciences, or human services curricula. Selection Process Applicants with a diploma or degree outside the specialty listed above will be considered if they have volunteer and/or work experience in a clinical setting with a speech-language pathologist, audiologist and/or communicative disorders assistant.


Tuition Fees mentioned above is an approximate value from the college website. Exact tuition will be mentioned in your Letter of Acceptance from the institute. For accurate Admission requirements visit college/university program page.