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Speech-Language Pathology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, NY,
The areas of professional practice for speech-language pathologists are rapidly expanding, as are the types of clients they are expected to serve. In fewer than two years, our Master’s program in speech-language pathology maximizes opportunities for broad clinical experience as well as academic instruction.

About

Our Master's in SLP program includes 53 credits of coursework on core content areas such as phonological disorders, swallowing, aphasia, fluency, and augmentative and alternative communication. The program concludes with a comprehensive examination that is structured similarly to the national Praxis exam.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Fluency Development and Disorders
  • Voice and Related Disorders
  • Neurological Bases of Communication and Motor Speech Disorders
  • Clinical Phonology
  • Communication Disorders Assessment Lab
  • Speech-Language Pathology in Educational Settings
  • Medical Topics in Speech-Language Pathology

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 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).

  • Completion of a minimum of 53 credits in speech-language pathology graduate courses and clinical experiences. All courses must be taken for a letter grade unless otherwise noted in the catalog, and must be completed with a grade of B- or better;
  • A minimum semester GPA of 3.00;
  • Completion of a minimum of 400 supervised clinical clock hours (all clinical clock hours, including observation hours, must be obtained under the supervision of an individual currently holding the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association); and
  • Passing the comprehensive examination or successful completion of a graduate thesis.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    868 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 868 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    868 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 868 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Ithaca

  • 1128 - 2460 USD/month
    Living Costs

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