Speech-language pathologists evaluate speech, cognitive, hearing and language test results, swallow results, or medical or background information to diagnose and plan treatment for speech, language, fluency, voice or swallowing disorders. These professionals work in a range of settings including schools, private practice and medical centers. There are many opportunities to work with culturally and linguistically diverse populations. Speech-language pathologists collaborate with other professionals on a daily basis. People who value relationships, independence and helping others achieve optimal performance are a great fit for this career. Employment rates are extremely high, especially in school settings.
Career settings include:
- all levels of schools, including elementary, middle and high school
- early intervention settings, including home health
- inpatient and acute care hospitals
- neonatal intensive care units
- outpatient rehabilitation
- pediatric outpatient centers
- Prepare students for employment in multiple settings to address the needs of people with communication, speech, language, literacy, and swallowing difficulties.
- Educate students in scientific foundations of communication, swallowing and related fields.
- Provide students with training in evidence-based, person-centered clinical practice, interprofessional collaboration, community service and life-long learning.
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- Neural Bases of Communication Disorders
- Language Assessment and Intervention in Infants and Toddlers
- Articulation and Phonology: Assessment and Intervention
- Language Assessment and Intervention with Preschool Populations
- Research Methods
- Clinical Methods in Speech-Language Pathology
- Differential Diagnosis of Communication Disorders
- Language Assessment and Intervention with School-Age Populations
- Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language Disorders
- Management of Voice and Swallowing Disorders
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesCommunication Sciences Language Studies Health Sciences View 403 other Masters in Communication Sciences in United States
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- Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's degree in speech and hearing science or a related field from a regionally accredited institution and completed prerequisite coursework in speech and hearing.
- Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program.
All applicants must submit:
- graduate admission application and application fee
- official transcripts
- personal statement not to exceed 300 words
- GRE scores
- email addresses of three recommenders
- proof of English proficiency
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International25200 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25200 USD per year during 24 months.
National23544 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23544 USD per year during 24 months.
In-State11720 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11720 USD per year during 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.