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Speech-Language Pathology

The University of Akron

M.A.
12 months
Duration
747 USD/credit
747 USD/credit
442 USD/credit
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About

The Speech-Language Pathology program of The University of Akron is offered by School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

Overview

The program is designed to lead to professional licensure by the State of Ohio Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

Mission

The mission of the Speech-Language Pathology program of The University of Akron is to provide Ohio with a pool of speech-language pathologists who are dedicated to helping individuals achieve full communication potential. To that end, the School: 

  • Prepares speech-language pathologists through professional education and clinical training who can diagnose and treat a variety of communication disorders in a variety of settings; 
  • Enhances service to the professional community through continuing education, mentoring, consulting, joint research and provision of clinical service through contracts; 
  • Provides for research and clinical service through entrepreneurship and external funding from federal, state, and local agencies. 
  • Engages in professional, cross-disciplinary training and research partnerships in the University, regional, and statewide communities.

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the Speech-Language Pathology graduate programs will:

  • Demonstrate a broad-based knowledge of the foundations, theories, and application of speech-language pathology.
  • Demonstrate clinical competencies in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of speech-language disorders.
  • Present knowledge of research principles and their integration into evidence based practice in speech-language pathology.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the ethical standards and conduct expected for professionals in the field of speech-language pathology.
  • Present knowledge of professional issues that confront practitioners in the field of speech-language pathology

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aspects of Normal Language Development
  • Augmentative Communication
  • Multicultural Considerations for Audiologists & Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Child, Illness and Loss
  • Facilitating Support Groups
  • Child in the Hospital

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a bachelor's degree in speech-language pathology or complete an undergraduate sequence of courses in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
  • GRE

Tuition Fee

  • International

    747 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 747 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    747 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 747 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    442 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 442 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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