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Speech-Language Pathology

Grand Valley State University

24 months
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13500 USD/year
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Grand Valley State University's Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (M.S.) is a four-semester program for students who have completed necessary pre-professional requirements and a bachelor's degree. Graduates of Grand Valley State University will be entry level Clinical Fellows.

Overview

The speech-language pathology graduate program, within the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, is an intensive program for students who have completed the preprofessional requirements and a bachelor's degree. Graduates of Grand Valley will be entry level Clinical Fellows.

  • Convenient. Located in the heart of the Medical Mile in downtown Grand Rapids, the program offers unique learning experiences, resources, and research opportunities.
  • Versatile. Students study a variety of topics that include: Assessment and intervention, Autism communication from infancy through adulthood, Augmentative and alternative communication, Evidence-based diagnosis and treatment
  • Quality. Grand Valley is known for health sciences, and is one of only two universities in Michigan now offering all therapy programs. Faculty members are involved with local, state, and national organizations.+

Other reasons to study Speech-Language Pathology at Grand Valley State University 

  • Convenient. Located in the heart of the Medical Mile in downtown Grand Rapids, the program offers unique learning experiences, resources, and research opportunities.
  • Versatile. Students study a variety of topics that include: Assessment and intervention, Autism communication from infancy through adulthood, Augmentative and alternative communication, Evidence-based diagnosis and treatment
  • Quality. Grand Valley is known for health sciences, and is one of only two universities in Michigan now offering all therapy programs. Faculty members are involved with local, state, and national organizations.
  • Accredited. The program was awarded candidacy accreditation status from the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA).
  • In-Demand Profession. The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates employment opportunities are expected to increase 21% from 2014 to 2024; faster than the average for all occupations.

Accreditation

The program was awarded candidacy accreditation status from the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA).

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Applied Statistics for Health Professions 
  •  Advanced Study of Phonological Disorders 
  •  Aphasia and Related Disorders 
  •  Professional Seminar in Speech-Language Pathology  
  •  Clinical Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology 
  •  Building Relationships Across Inter-professional Domains (BRAIDS) 
  •  Applied Research in Speech-Language Pathology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
144 (verbal)
138 (quantitative)
3.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of a Bachelors Degree with a minimum 3.0 grade point average in the prerequisite coursework
  • Successful completion of any undergraduate prerequisite courses 
  • Submission of all required admission materials, including:
  • Completed graduate application for admission
  • Personal written statement
  • Professional vitae or resume
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • $30 nonrefundable application fee (unless you have previously applied to Grand Valley)
  • Official copies of transcripts from all institutions of higher education previously attended. 
  • General GRE scores 
  • TOEFL - passing score of 106, including at least 28 on the speaking section, with no section’s score less than 24.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 USD per year during 24 months.

National 755 $ / credit 

Living costs for Allendale

1000 - 1500 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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