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Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) , VA,
The program leads to the Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology and prepares students for careers as speech-language pathologists in public schools as well as hospitals, clinics, private practice, rehabilitation centers, and numerous other settings.

About

The M.S. Ed. program in speech-language pathology is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. The program leads to the Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology and prepares students for careers as speech-language pathologists in public schools as well as hospitals, clinics, private practice, rehabilitation centers, and numerous other settings. Graduates satisfy all the academic and clinical mandates for certification in Speech-Language Pathology from ASHA. Furthermore, more than 99 percent of program graduates pass the ASHA national certification examination. The master's program itself consists of a minimum of 39 hours of coursework in such varied areas as stuttering, AAC, aphasia, child language disorders and voice disorders, among others. All program graduates complete the clinical practicum requirements stipulated by ASHA in a variety of clinics, hospitals, medical centers, rehabilitation institutions, and private practice settings which provide plentiful and high-quality clinical experiences. The graduate program also requires the completion of a graduate research paper and a written comprehensive examination.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Survey in Communication Disorders
  • Anatomy of Speech, Language, and Swallowing
  • Phonetics
  • Articulation and Phonological Disorders
  • Voice and Fluency Disorders
  • Language Development
  • Speech and Hearing Science
  • Hearing Disorders and Basic Audiometry
  • Aural Rehabilitation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Duration description
      All requirements for a master’s degree must be completed within a six-year period.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test 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.

General Requirements

  • Gre test
  • 3 recommendations
  • Essay
  • Transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1320 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1320 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    523 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 523 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Norfolk

  • 1100 - 1900 USD/month
    Living Costs

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