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Speech Pathology and Audiology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #987 (BCR) Oxford, OH, United States
Miami University offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs in communication disorders. Students become active participants in the on-site clinic where they learn clinical methods, observe speech and language evaluations, and eventually plan and implement therapy sessions.

Overview

Year One:

Students enroll and begin taking classes in August with the onset of Miami University’s academic year. Core curriculum courses are taken during the Fall, Winter (limited) and Spring semesters and students participate in the Miami University Speech and Hearing Clinic. Using this combined approach of taking courses while simultaneously treating patients, students learn to apply scientific concepts to clinical problems.

Summer Session:

The first part of Summer is designated for additional coursework and continued work in the Miami University Speech and Hearing Clinic. Students then embark on a 10- week externship that typically focuses on an adult medical placement.

Year Two:

With guidance from the faculty, each student continues with courses and clinical experiences in addition to conducting research towards a thesis or completing a Master’s final project.

Accreditation

The master's degree (MA/MS) education programs in speech-language pathology at Miami University of Ohio is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland, 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Neurogenic Language Disorders
  • Administrative Aspects of Speech Pathology
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Phonological Stategies and Articulation Disorders
  • Language Disorders/Elective or 527 Augmentative and Alternative Communication 
  • Clinical Practicum 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Verbal Reasoning score:

    145

    Recommended Quantitative Reasoning score:

    145

    Recommended Analytical Writing score:

    3.5

    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test 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.

General Requirements

  • an application fee of $50
  • the names and contact information for three people who will write letters of recommendation on your behalf
  • copies of your transcripts
  • a short personal statement and resumé
  • official copy of your GRE scores (general GRE is required, subject GRE is optional)
  • official copy of your TOEFL, TWE, and/or IELTS scores if your native language is not English (required for international students)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30052 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15026 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    12310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6155 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Oxford

  • 1095 - 1810 USD/month
    Living Costs

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