12 months
2432 USD/credit 72960 USD/year
1628 USD/credit 48840 USD/year
1628 USD/credit 48840 USD/year
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The Master’s Program in Speech Language Pathology from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is fully accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.


This means that the core program is very much like master’s in speech pathology programs at universities across the nation. As in any other accredited program, you will meet the academic requirements for the ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP). 

In the Speech Language Pathology program at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, you will have the specified number of clinical hours in a variety of clinical settings, and the coursework will be sufficient to cover the depth and breadth of knowledge you will need.

So how is our master's in speech pathology program different? What makes a degree from UL Lafayette special?

Career Opportunities

  • Speech Language Pathologists must be licensed by the state in which they work. Most states also require certification from their State Department of Education to work in public education. Many employers require the Certificate of Clinical Competence awarded by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
  • Students receiving their masters degrees from the UL Lafayette Department of Communicative Disorders are eligible for these credentials.


  • The Master of Science program in speech-language pathology is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Programme Structure

  • Required courses in the Master's curriculum cover the basics: articulation, language, fluency, voice, and swallowing, along with research methods.
  • You will also take a minimum of four additional elective courses. These can be chosen from a number of options including courses offered primarily for the PhD students. Elective courses can cover topics that are not covered in the required courses or build upon knowledge learned in the basic courses.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • have (or soon have) a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) from a regionally accredited university. Learn more about how to provide proof of degree.
  • demonstrate English language proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS) if you are an international applicant. Learn more about who is required to demonstrate English language proficiency.
  • provide additional application materials (including GRE/GMAT) depending on the degree program to which you're applying.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    72960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2432 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    48840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1628 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    48840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1628 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Lafayette

925 - 1320 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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