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Speech-Language Pathology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, TX,
The Speech-Language Pathology program is committed to preparing competent and compassionate clinicians, motivated scholars, and ethical professionals for entry into the field of speech-language pathology.

About

The Master of Science degree program in Speech-Language Pathology at Lamar University consists of 11 academic courses and a sequence of clinical practicum experiences. Students enroll in SPHS 5309 (Advanced Clinical Practicum) in each semester of the program. During the first year of graduate studies, clinical practicum experiences are obtained within the Lamar University Speech and Hearing Clinic and other specialty clinics. During the second year, students are placed in externship assignments to develop a comprehensive clinical foundation. Courses are offered online at this time to offer maximal flexibility in externship assignments.

Speech and Language Pathology faculty are involved in a variety of lab and field-based research. Please refer to faculty profiles to find out more about research interests and specific research studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Aphasia and Neurogenic Disorders
  • Language Disorders of Young Children
  • Articulation and Phonological Disorders
  • Advanced Clinical Practicum
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Motor Speech Disorders
  • Voice Disorders and Cleft Palate
  • Advanced Clinical Practicum

              Detailed Programme Facts

              • Programme intensity Full-time
                • Full-time duration 24 months
              • Languages
                • English
              • Delivery mode
                On Campus

              English Language Requirements

              You only need to take one of these language tests:

              • Minimum required score:

                79

                The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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              • Minimum required score:

                550

                The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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              • Minimum required score:

                6.5

                The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

              Academic Requirements

              Application Requirements

              For entering freshmen, a complete application packet requires three components.

              • A completed undergraduateapplication submitted through the statewide Apply Texas system.
              • An SAT or ACT score sent to Lamar University by the testing agency. Use SAT Code 6360 or ACT Code 4114.
              • A high school transcript showing class size and class rank. Upon graduation, a final transcript should be submitted showing class rank, date of graduation and graduation plan.

              Tuition Fee

              • International Applies to you

                20228 USD/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 10114 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
              • National Applies to you

                8134 USD/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 4067 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
              We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

              Living costs for Beaumont

              • 882 - 1640 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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