Speech Language Pathology

University of Rhode Island

24 months
28292 USD/year
15513 USD/year
22382 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


This Speech Language Pathology program at the University of Rhode Island provides academic and clinical training for students who are preparing for professional practice in speech-language pathology, where they will work to prevent, diagnose, and treat a variety of communication and swallowing disorders, and may be employed in schools, hospitals, and clinics.



Job opportunities in M.S. in Speech Language Pathology at the University of Rhode Island continue to expand and speech-language pathology consistently appears in the “Best Jobs” rankings by U.S. News and World Report. In addition to clinical practice, SLPs also may be employed as researchers, educators and administrators.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Disorders of Fluency
  • Cultural and Linguistics Diversity in Communicative
  • Audiology for Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Voice Disorders
  • Phonological Disorders
  • Language Disorders in School-Aged Children
  • Pre-practicum in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Tests and Measurement in Speech Pathology
  • Clinical Practicum in Communicative Disorders
  • Dysphagia
  • Motor Speech Disorders
  • Acquired Cognitive-Communication Disorders
  • Language Disorders in Developmentally Young Children
  • Language Disorders in Adults

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in the United States or a foreign institution of acceptable standing
  • Adequate undergraduate preparation in the proposed major field or equivalent evidence of an appropriate background for undertaking an advanced degree program
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better in the undergraduate career that can be confirmed with official transcripts from the institution (some programs may require a higher or lower GPA).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28292 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28292 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    15513 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15513 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    22382 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22382 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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Speech Language Pathology
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