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M.A. On Campus

Communication Sciences and Disorders

University of Georgia

24 months
Duration
25186 USD/year
25186 USD/year
8878 USD/year
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About

The MA in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Georgia prepares you for a career as a speech-language pathologist by providing you with knowledge and skills in prevention, assessment, intervention, and mentored research.

Overview

The Communication Sciences and Disorders master’s programs at the University of Georgia prepare students to be evidence-based, client-centered, outcomes-focused speech-language pathologists. The M.A. program integrates coursework, on-campus clinical practicum, off-campus clinical internships, and completion of a master’s thesis.

Our faculty have research, clinical, and community collaboration expertise across the field of communication sciences and disorders. You will benefit from this expertise through high quality evidence-based instruction, clinical opportunities, mentored research, and outreach to the community.

The MA in Communication Sciences and Disorders includes coursework across the lifespan in:

  • Diagnostics, clinical methods, and application of research in speech-language pathology
  • Speech sound disorders, fluency, voice, and resonance
  • Language and literacy assessment and intervention
  • Dysphagia
  • Acquired speech, language, and cognitive disorders
  • Multicultural issues and interprofessional practice
  • Augmentative and alternative communication

This program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and approved by the Georgia Department of Education.

Accreditation

The program in speech-language pathology is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and approved by the Georgia Department of Education.

Programme Structure

The MA in Education in Communication Sciences and Disorders includes coursework across the lifespan in:

  • Diagnostics, clinical methods, and research design in speech-language pathology
  • Speech sound disorders, fluency, voice, and resonance
  • Language and literacy assessment and intervention
  • Dysphagia
  • Acquired speech, language, and cognitive disorders
  • Multicultural issues
  • Augmentative and alternative communication

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You are eligible to apply to the CMSD/SLP master's program if you have completed a bachelor's degree in communication sciences and disorders, speech and hearing sciences, speech-language pathology, or the equivalent, or if you are on track to complete such a degree by the end of the current academic year. If your bachelor's degree was in another area, you are eligible to apply if you have completed the prerequisite coursework and other experiences
  • In addition to applying to the UGA Graduate School, you must apply to the CMSD master's program using the CSDCAS common application. You will use CSDCAS to provide your transcripts, essays, resume, letters of recommendation, and all other materials for the admissions committee to review. The UGA CMSD master's program does not require GRE scores.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25186 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12593 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    25186 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12593 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8878 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4439 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Athens

720 - 1170 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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