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Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology

Old Dominion University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
1320 USD/credit
523 USD/credit
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About

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.

Overview

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.8
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

  • 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.

Funding

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