Speech Language Pathology, M.Sc. | University of Texas El Paso | El Paso, United States
12 months
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17530 USD/year
17530 USD/year
7696 USD/year
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About

The program in Speech Language Pathology at University of Texas El Paso offers an innovative five-year plan which culminates with the Master of Science Degree. Students who complete the plan qualify for the Texas License as well as the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology.

Overview

The Speech Language Pathology at University of Texas El Paso evaluates and treats such disorders of human communication as stuttering, delayed language development, aphasia, and voice and articulation problems. Computer applications to help individuals who are unable to speak are an exciting new area of study. The SLP also counsels individuals with speech and language disorders and their families on ways to facilitate better communication in home, school and/or vocational settings. Advising individuals and the community on ways to prevent speech and language disorders is another important responsibility of a speech-language pathologist.

Learning outcomes

The SLP may diagnose and treat speech and language disorders in a variety of settings including schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, nursing care facilities, community clinics, colleges and universities, private practice offices, state and local health departments, state and federal government agencies, home health agencies, long term care Facilities, adult day care centers, centers for persons with developmental disabilities, and research laboratories.

Individuals considering a career in speech-language pathology must have a sincere interest in helping people, an above average intellectual aptitude, and the sensitivity, personal warmth, and perspective to be able to interact with a person with a communication problem. Scientific aptitude, patience, emotional stability, tolerance, persistence and organizational skills are necessary as well as resourcefulness and imagination. One must be able to work cooperatively with others and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Design in Comm. Disorders
  • Differential Diagnosis of Communication Disorders
  • Fluency Disorders
  • Aphasia and Related disorders
  • Disorders of Language in school Aged Childrend
  • Disorders of Voice
  • Motor Speech Disorders
  • Communication Disorders and Literacy
  • Dysphagia
  • Problems and Projects in Speech-Language Pathology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

51 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts and diploma/certificates of all universities and colleges attended prior to application
  • Evaluation of credentials is highly recommended for applicants who have earned university level credit from international institutions.
  • An approved evaluation requires a detailed course-by-course evaluation.
  • Entry test scores for GRE/GMAT/PTE.
  • TOEFL/IELTS required for degrees conferred in non-English speaking countries.
  • Official test scores must be submitted directly from the testing agency. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17530 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 17530 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    17530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17530 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7696 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7696 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for El Paso

888 - 1646 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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