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Speech-Language Pathology

University of Nebraska Omaha

Master
24 months
Duration
16020 USD/year
16020 USD/year
7138 USD/year
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About

The mission of the Special Education and Communication Disorders department is to prepare dedicated practitioners, reflective scholars, and responsible citizens who are unique in their ability to facilitate, design, implement, and evaluate programs for individuals with disabilities.

Overview

This is accomplished by creating opportunities for the acquisition and maintenance of knowledge, skills, and dispositions as prescribed by the Council for Exceptional Children, the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, and state and federal regulations. The master's degree education program in speech-language pathology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA), of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. The next CAA re-accreditation review will be in 2020. The program also is accredited by the Nebraska Department of Education and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Language Disorders in School-Age Children

  • Motor Speech Disorders

  • Voice Disorders

  • Fluency Disorders

  • Aphasia & Related Language Disorders

  • Diagnostic Practicum in Communication Disorders

  • Basic Clinical Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology

  • Educational Externship in Communication Disorders

  • Medical Externship in Communication Disorders

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Augmentative & Alternative Communication

  • Dysphagia

  • Language Disorders: Birth to Five

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

39 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

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.
79
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Program-Specific Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in speech-language pathology or communication disorders.
  • If scores are more than two years old you may be required to retake the TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE exam.
  • Entrance Exam
  • GRE
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Must submit the name and email of two persons who are well acquainted with the applicant’s undergraduate academic work, the applicant’s potential to do graduate work, and / or the applicant’s professional competence
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Personal Fitness Statement (formally Rule 20/21 Form)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16020 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    16020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16020 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    7138 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7138 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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