24 months
28664 USD/year
28664 USD/year
13376 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Students in the Speech and Hearing Science program at  University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign earn about speech-language pathology in medical and educational settings, as well as speech, language, and hearing science.


This Speech and Hearing Science degree at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign may be taken as either a terminal degree or as preparation for further graduate study, including a doctoral degree. For students seeking a terminal degree, the Master of Arts program may be designed with or without clinical practicum experience.

Key Features 

  • The clinical program ensures clinical competence in speech-language pathology necessary for employment in healthcare and educational settings, private practice, or industry. 
  • Successful completion of this program allows students to meet the academic and clinical requirements for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) certification and to pursue the Illinois state certification required for speech-language pathology in the public schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Stuttering: Theory & Practice
  • Assessment and Management of Voice Disorders
  • Assessment and Management of Dysphagia
  • Motor Speech Disorders
  • Advanced Language Diagnostics
  • Aphasia and Related Disorders

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
  • The Graduate College requires a minimum grade-point average of 3.0 (A=4.0). Transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) from all institutions attended (follow ApplyYourself instructions). Scanned copies of all transcripts should be clear and easy to read. Please be sure that your scanned transcript(s) are legible. If they are not you may need to submit official transcripts.
  • Results of the Graduate Record Examination. 
  • For the MA-SLP program, a minimum of two letters of recommendation are required. 
  • A personal statement. 
  • A Resume. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28664 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28664 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    28664 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28664 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    13376 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13376 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Urbana

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


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