Speech-Language Pathology, M.Sc. | Old Dominion University | Norfolk, United States
12 months
1394 USD/credit 41820 USD/year
1394 USD/credit 41820 USD/year
571 USD/credit 17130 USD/year
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The Speech-Language Pathology program at Old Dominion University 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.


The M.S. Ed. program in Speech-Language Pathology at Old Dominion University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. 

Learning outcomes

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


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply through Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application System (CSDCAS). All documents (transcripts, letters, essay) are to be submitted to CSDCAS by February 1 of each year. GRE scores are sent to the ODU CSDCAS code 1867. 
  • Students then must go to the ODU graduate application system to complete a secondary application form and submit unofficial transcripts to ODU. No additional documents are needed with the ODU application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1394 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    41820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1394 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 571 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Norfolk

1100 - 1900 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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