Speech-Language Pathology

Andrews University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
1164 USD/credit
1164 USD/credit
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The Speech-Language Pathology program of Andrews University is designed to provide the student with in-depth academic study, the potential for research, and extensive clinical experiences in preparation for careers in the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of individuals with speech and language disorders.


The Speech-Language Pathology program of Andrews University was awarded candidacy (first stage of accreditation) by the American Speech and Hearing Association’s (ASHA) Council for Academic Accreditation (CAA) in 2014, with anticipated full accreditation in 2019.

Points of Distinction

  • Customized curriculum to meet a variety of student needs.
  • Engage in research and present with faculty at state and national conventions.
  • Focus on academic rigor to support clinical proficiency.

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and application of theoretical and conceptual knowledge of speech, language, and hearing as the components of communication across the lifespan.
  • Differentiate between various speech, language, and hearing differences and disorders.
  • Demonstrate the ability to present information clearly, logically, and critically both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of ethical standards as they relate to their field of study and interprofessional practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Child Language Disorders: Preschool
  • Child Language Disorders: School Age
  • Diagnostics in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Clinical Professional Seminar in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Adult Language Disorders
  • Articulation and Phonological Disorders

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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59 alternative credits
  • 59 credits for students with a Bachelor of Science in communication disorders. Can typically be completed by a full-time student in two years.
  • 91 credits for students with a bachelor’s degree in an unrelated area (transitional track). Can typically be completed by a full-time student in three years—one year of college prerequisites and two years of MS courses.


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelors degree (or non-U.S. equivalent) from an accredited institution and a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0. For students in the transitional track, a minimum GPA of 3.5 is required in all prerequisite courses (with no grade below a B).
  • Submit an application at the Centralized Application Service (CSDCAS).
  • Three Recommendations from professionals such as advisors, major professors and employers.
  • Resume describing employment, research or special projects.
  • Statement of Purpose reflecting your philosophical perspective, personal, professional and academic goals, and reasons for seeking the graduate program.
  • TOEFL, IELTS or PTE (academic): Students whose language of education is not English must submit English proficiency test scores.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1164 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1164 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1164 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1164 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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