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Speech-Language Pathology

University of West Georgia

M.Ed. Blended
24 months
Duration
11220 USD/year
11220 USD/year
2892 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Speech-Language Pathology program of University of West Georgia allows students to complete closely supervised practical and/or internships in a variety of settings and with persons of varying ages.

Overview

The Speech-Language Pathology program of University of West Georgia provides opportunities for students to complete a number of clinical hours on the campus. However, students are required to complete clinical hours in other settings.

The program prepares students for a professional career in the identification, assessment, and treatment of all communication disorders, including language, articulation, voice, resonance, fluency, and swallowing disorders. Successful completion of program and other professional requirements is designed to lead the applicant toward obtaining a Master of Education degree (M.Ed.) in Speech-Language Pathology, Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC) certification, Georgia Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology, and ASHA's Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC).

Objectives

The mission of the Communication Sciences and Disorders is to prepare speech-language pathology professionals to deliver and promote the highest professional standards in a variety of clinical and educational settings, across a culturally and linguistically diverse client population. This is accomplished through the integration of traditional and emerging pedagogy, technologies, an a focus on excellence across a wide spectrum of communication disorders, from infancy through adulthood.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Psychology
  • Instructional Technology
  • Stuttering: Theory and Research
  • Voice and Resonance Disorders
  • Assessment and Treatment of Neurogenic Communication Disorders
  • Aural Habilitation and Rehabilitation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

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.
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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.
3.5 (analytical)

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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All graduate applicants must complete the online Grad Application. A one-time application fee of $40 is required
  • Official transcripts from a regionally or nationally accredited institution are required and should be sent directly to the UWG Graduate Admissions Office
  • A bachelor's degree in communication sciences and disorders, speech and hearing sciences, speech-language pathology, or equivalent
  • 3.0 or better GPA
  • Official GRE Scores
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement/Essay
  • Passing score on the GACE Program Admission Assessment, Combined Test I, II, and III; or 
  • The GACE Program Admission Assessment
  • Interview
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5610 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    11220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5610 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    2892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1446 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Speech-Language Pathology
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University of West Georgia

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