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Speech Language Pathology

Lamar University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
10630 USD/year
10630 USD/year
5722 USD/year
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About

The Lamar University Master of Science Degree in Speech Language Pathology is committed to preparing you as a competent and compassionate clinician, motivated scholar and ethical professional for entry into the field of speech-language pathology.

Overview

Speech-language pathologists assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent communication and swallowing disorders in patients. Speech, language and swallowing disorders result from a variety of causes, such as a stroke, brain injury, hearing loss, developmental delay, Parkinson’s disease, a cleft palate or autism. 

Why Study Speech Language Pathology at Lamar?

The Master of Science Degree in Speech Language Pathology at Lamar University consists of 10 academic courses and a sequence of clinical practicum experiences. During the first year of graduate studies, you will complete clinical practicum experiences in the Lamar University Speech and Hearing Clinic. During the second year, you'll be placed in externship assignments at public schools and medical sites.

Career Paths

Employment of speech language pathologists is projected to grow 21 percent over the next ten years, much faster than the average for all occupations. Overall job opportunities for speech language pathologists are expected to be good. Generally, speech language pathologists who are willing to relocate will have the best job opportunities.

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

51 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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

  • Submit Application. All international graduate applicants should submit online applications through the Apply Texas system.
  • Submit Academic Records
  • Provide Proof of English Language Proficiency. International applicants, both undergraduate and graduate, must provide proof of English language proficiency through scores on the TOEFL or IELTS. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5315 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    10630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5315 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    5722 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2861 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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