Speech-Language Pathology, M.Sc. | Rush University | Chicago, United States
24 months
1191 USD/credit 39898 USD/year
1191 USD/credit 39898 USD/year
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The Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) program at Rush University integrates academic study with clinical experience.


Coursework is designed and sequenced to provide you with the scientific and professional education that you need to be a highly trained speech-language pathologist.

You have the option to complete a thesis. You will also have clinical experiences every term — both on and off campus — beginning with structured observations of assessment and intervention procedures.

Graduates of the Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) master’s degree program from Rush University have a 100 percent pass rate on the national Praxis examination.

The Rush University speech-language pathology (SLP) master’s degree program is ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

Educational Activities

The Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences provides professional education and training in speech-language pathology and audiology. Its programs are notable in that the education of speech-language pathologists and audiologists are enhanced by the opportunities, resources and facilities provided by a world-class academic medical center.

In addition to didactic and clinical activities, students and faculty participate in journal clubs, rounds and student-faculty development sessions available within the department as well as throughout the Rush University Medical Center. 

Students and faculty benefit from presentations by distinguished guests who share research and clinical expertise in audiology or speech-language pathology. Special seminars and presentations on various health care topics are available to students throughout Rush University Medical Center.

Faculty members are involved in the education of residents and students in Rush Medical College. Faculty members participate in grand rounds for various medical specialties and provide in-service programs on campus for staff at Rush University Medical Center and the Johnston R. Bowman Health Center.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Clinical Methods Lab
  • Instrumentation Lab
  • Anatomy Lab
  • Language Disorders in Children I: Birth Through Age Five
  • Research Methods in Health Sciences
  • Aphasia 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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67 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Earn a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university prior to matriculation.
  • Have a recommended overall GPA of at least 3.0 or major GPA of 3.5 (based on a 4.0 scale).
  • Complete the following courses with a grade of “C” or higher prior to matriculation:
  • Anatomy and physiology of speech and hearing
  • Introduction to audiology
  • Normal language development
  • Phonetics and normal articulation
  • Speech and hearing science
  • Statistics
  • Behavioral or social science
  • Biological science
  • Physical science (physics or chemistry)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1191 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    39898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1191 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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