The program is designed to lead to professional licensure by the State of Ohio Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.
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.
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
- 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
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesCommunication Sciences Psychology View 397 other Masters in Communication Sciences in United States
- Hold a bachelor's degree in speech-language pathology or complete an undergraduate sequence of courses in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
- Qualifying examinations: GRE and GMAT scores (must have been taken within five years).
- Letters of Recommendation
- English language proficiency (TOEFL/IETLS) for students whose native language is not English
International22410 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 747 USD per credit during 12 months.
National22410 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 747 USD per credit during 12 months.
In-State13260 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 442 USD per credit during 12 months.
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