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Communication Sciences and Disorders

Chapman University

M.Sc.
24 months
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11786 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders program in speech-language pathology at Chapman University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

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Overview

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Chapman University prepares students to become fully credentialed and licensed speech-language pathologists, clinicians and/or supervisors in healthcare and education settings.

This full-time, intensive program is a rich combination of didactic and clinical/fieldwork courses providing carefully guided internships each trimester. Placements include hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, private practice, agencies, early intervention programs, and K-12 public schools.  Students have both on-site supervisors and university supervisors assigned for each setting. Completion of the requirements for the MS degree and passing scores on required tests, allows graduates to be recommended for the Preliminary California State Credential in Speech-Language Pathology.

Through skillful modeling and leadership, and highly individualized instruction, students develop the necessary professional competencies to:

  • Assess and treat persons with developmental or acquired communication disorder, such as stuttering, deafness/hearing loss, cleft palate, articulation disorder, child language disorder, autism spectrum disorder, voice abnormality, aphasia, traumatic brain injury, and swallowing disorders;
  • Counsel and support individuals, their spouses, family members, siblings, educators and other professionals on the use of hearing aids, assistive listening devices, cochlear implants, augmentative and alternative communication systems, and other technology to communicate effectively.

Program at a Glance

  • The Masters of Science graduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders is conferred one day a year, August 1st
  • A cohort model with entry each fall
  • A 62-unit program designed to be completed in two years (including summer terms), which includes a total of 11 units of practicum.
  • Late afternoon and evening classes
  • Required 400 hours of supervised practicum in a variety of education and healthcare settings

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Articulation & Phonology
  • Clinical Proc./Prof. Issues
  • Diagnostics and Assessment
  • Healthcare Interprof Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

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.
3 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
53 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee
  • Official Transcripts
  • Official Test Scores
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Resume
  • Statement of Intent

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11786 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11786 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    11786 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11786 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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