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Communication Sciences and Disorders

12 months
28560 USD/year
28560 USD/year
10500 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Communication Sciences and Disorders degree program from University of Arkansas prepares students for professional practice in the field of speech-language pathology and requires a minimum of five academic semesters to complete, including continuous enrollment in one summer during the sequence of studies. 


Mission and Goals

The mission is to advance knowledge of speech, language, swallowing and hearing disorders through basic and applied research, graduate clinician training, and community service. To accomplish this mission, faculty and students participate in scholarly research activities, provide clinical services in a state-of-the-art facility, and promote community outreach projects.

The primary goals are to produce innovative scholarly work and train competent speech-language pathologists to provide services to individuals and their families across the life span.

Vision Statement

The Communication Sciences and Disorders degree program from University of Arkansas aspires to become a leader in the field of speech-language pathology in the areas of teaching, research, and service. Our program aims to disseminate quality interdisciplinary basic and applied research relevant to speech and hearing sciences and related fields. We strive to promote evidence-based practices by educating students through the integration of academic coursework, diverse clinical practicum experiences, research opportunities, and service in the community. We expect our graduate alumni to be well known in the community for providing clients with outstanding clinical services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methodology in Communication Disorders
  • Feeding and Swallowing Disorders
  • Voice and Resonance Disorders
  • Fluency Disorders
  • Speech Sound Disorders
  • Language Disorders in Adults
  • Motor Speech Disorders
  • Language, Learning and Literacy
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


51 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcript(s) from each college from which you received course credit even if past course work appears on a later transcript. Please see instructions in CSDCAS for how to request transcripts and where to have them sent.
  • Letters of recommendation — While letters of recommendation are required for CSDCAS applications, they are not formally reviewed in this program's holistic review process.
  • GRE scores are required for all applicants. The GRE CSDCAS code is 7579.
  • Upload a 2-minute video answering the following questions:
  • Upload a cv/resume. Be sure to include the sections outlined in this example. We will be using your cv/resume to consider your scholarly activities and community engagement (including volunteerism, leadership, and employment).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28560 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    28560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28560 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10500 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Fayetteville

930 - 1350 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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