Speech-Language Pathology, M.A. | San José State University | San Jose, United States
24 months
7176 USD/year
7176 USD/year
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The Speech-Language Pathology MA program from San José State University offers an in-depth study of communication disorders with an emphasis on articulation and phonological disorders, fluency disorders (stuttering), augmentative and alternative communication, neurogenic disorders, hearing disorders, language disorders, social aspects of communication, and cognitive aspects of communication. 


At the Speech-Language Pathology MA program from San José State University, courses and clinical opportunities place a high priority on assessment and intervention within an evidence-based, ethical, and multicultural framework. Upon completion of the master's degree, students are eligible to apply for certification with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, California state licensure, and California Speech-Language Pathology Credential.

Graduates with Education, Concentration in Speech Pathology  from San José State University will be able to:

  • demonstrate foundational knowledge of speech-language, hearing, and swallowing disorders.
  • demonstrate clinical competence in assessment, differential diagnosis, and intervention in working with clients from diverse backgrounds.
  • provide collaborative, inter-professional family centered services to clients.
  • integrate evidence-based practices to guide and inform clinical decisions and service delivery.
  • demonstrate professionalism, ethical actions, and advocacy for persons with speech-language, hearing, and swallowing disorders.
  • demonstrate skills in oral and written or other forms of communication sufficient for entry into professional practice of speech-language pathology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • School Age Language, Literacy, and Social Comm. 
  • Voice Disorders 
  • Phonological Disorders 
  • Fluency Disorders 
  • Neurological Disorders 
  • Motor Speech Disorders 
  • Language Disorders in Children 
  • Dysphagia 
  • Speech and Language in a Cross-Cultural Society 
  • Contemporary Professional Issues 
  • Cognitive Disorders 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


63 SCH



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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • U.S. bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, or the completion of a 4-year bachelor’s degree from a recognized, accredited, and approved institution from a country outside of the U.S. 
    • A 3.00 institutional GPA (from the 0.0-4.0 U.S. grading scale) in the last degree completed, or a 3.00 GPA in the last two years of full time study.
    • Good academic standing at the last institution attended.
    • English Language Proficiency Exam
    • International Coursework and Degrees
    • Submit U.S./Canada Transcripts
    • Submit Test Scores
    • Submit Declaration of Finance Form
    • Submit Bank Letter or Bank Statement
    • Submit Copy of Current Passport
    • Submit Copy of Current Visa

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • Non-CA Resident tuition includes an additional $396 per unit.

Living costs for San Jose

1740 - 3150 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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