The field of Communication Sciences is making advances that are helping eradicate those issues. As a speech pathologist you will have the chance to help people overcome speech delays and disorders, literacy issues and other impediments preventing communication. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
The Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders provides students with a combination of traditional classroom learning and hands-on experience. The 60-semester hour curriculum gives students at least 400 hours of supervised clinical internship experience and enables graduates to earn their North Carolina Advanced Licensure. The program adheres to the academic and clinical education requirements set by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists, and the North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction.
Speech pathologists can be found working with people of all ages with a range of communication issues like dyslexia, hearing and speech impairments, swallowing issues and other obstacles that prevent proper communication. The Bureau of Labor Statistics states the average salary for speech pathologists is $70,810 and predicts the job field to grow by 19% by 2022.
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Communication Sciences and Disorders curriculum include:
- Infant Toddler Communication
- Professional Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders
- Voice Disorders
- Research in Communication Disorders
- Language Disorders - School Age
- Articulation and Phonological Disorders
- Language Disorders—Preschool
- Fluency Disorders
- Language Disorders in Adults
- Neurogenic Speech Disorders
- AAC Assessment and Intervention
- 30 months
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DisciplinesCommunication Sciences View 535 other Masters in Communication Sciences in United States
- Online application form and fee
- 3 letters of recommendation
- Copies of transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable for admissions decisions; official copies are required upon admission)
- Official test scores - GMAT (GRE may also be accepted)
International20448 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10224 USD per semester and a duration of 30 months.
National20448 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10224 USD per semester and a duration of 30 months.
In-State10040 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5020 USD per semester and a duration of 30 months.
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