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Speech-Language Pathology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
, CA,
Speech-language pathology and Audiology are clinical professions, with goals of making effective communication a human right for all persons, and for competently serving children and adults with disorders and differences of speech, language, hearing, cognition, and swallowing.

About

The Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology is offered by the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences. The objective of this degree program is the professional preparation of each student, academically and clinically, for state licensure (CA), national certification in Speech-Language Pathology by the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA), and the Speech-Language-Hearing Services credential to work in public school settings in California.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Educating All Learners in Diverse Classrooms 
  • Foundations of Clinical Practicum 
  • Assessment and Treatment of Child Language Disorders 
  • Adult Neurogenic Disorders of Language and Cognition 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    66 alternative credits
  • 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

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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).

Application for admission includes two parts:
  • Apply to the university directly at CAL STATE APPLY,
  • Apply to the department, which typically includes a department application form, a statement of purpose, a resume of applicable experience, three letters of recommendation, GRE scores, transcripts of all colleges attended, and select pages from the CAL STATE APPLY application summary.  A personal interview may also be held.  Links to both university and department application processes are available on the department website.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    8274 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8274 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    8274 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8274 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Hayward

  • 1370 - 2510 USD/month
    Living Costs

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