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M.Sc. On Campus

Communication Sciences and Disorders

North Carolina Central University

12 months
Duration
14136 USD/year
14136 USD/year
4226 USD/year
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About

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) at the North Carolina Central University offers a master's degree in speech-language pathology. The graduate program prepares students to provide preventative, diagnostic, and rehabilitative services to persons exhibiting speech, language, and swallowing disorders.

Overview

It is a full-time, on-campus graduate program and features a curriculum that integrates research, evidence-based clinical experiences, and a focus on serving diverse populations.  Students benefit from faculty who are teaching courses and supervising in their primary areas of research and clinical interests. 

The NCCU Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic provides speech, language, and hearing evaluations and treatment services for monolingual and bilingual clients from birth through adult age. Additionally, the Department of CSD offers online prerequisite courses needed to apply for admission to most graduate programs in speech-language pathology.

Learning Outcomes

Upon participating in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders from North Carolina Central University, graduates will be able to:

  • Provide preventative, diagnostic, and rehabilitative services to persons exhibiting speech, language, and swallowing disorders according to practices in the profession
  • Assess evidence-based information collected through a variety of sources during professional clinical practices
  • Provide culturally responsive services to a culturally diverse group of clients and other stakeholders
  • Apply ethical and professional behaviors according to adopted standards in the profession
  • Exhibit research, advocacy, and leadership skills according to commonly accepted practices in the profession

Accreditation

 The Department of Communication Disorders is fully accredited in the area of speech-language pathology by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Aural Rehabilitation 
  • Phonetics 
  • Speech and Language Development 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All application materials must now be submitted through the Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application Service (CSDCAS) website. 
  • Submit one official transcript from each college or university attended directly to CSDCAS. You must submit an official transcript even if you have only taken one course at the institution. 
  • Answer all questions and provide all requested supplemental information.
  • Submit three letters of recommendation. 
  • Upload a personal statement in the "Documents" section of CSDCAS. Your statement must address the prompt provided in the CSDCAS application.  
  • A personal interview may be required. Applicants will be notified after the application deadline to schedule an online interview if needed. Interviews will commence in February and will likely be virtual.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7068 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    14136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7068 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    4226 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2113 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Durham

990 - 1670 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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