In addition, the Department's Speech and Hearing Center (located in University Hall on the William Paterson University campus) provides speech-language pathology services to children and adults. The Center is also a primary practicum site for graduate students.
The Communication Disorders program in communication disorders and sciences prepares students for careers in speech-language pathology so that they can provide competent and evidence-based service to individuals with communication disorders, across the lifespan. Graduates of the MS program meet the academic and clinical education standards established by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association for the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) and licensing/certification requirements of New Jersey. The graduate program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
William Paterson University of New Jersey is a public institution that offers an outstanding and affordable education to a diverse traditional and nontraditional student body through baccalaureate, graduate and continuing education programs.
The University's distinguished teachers, scholars and professionals actively challenge students to high levels of intellectual and professional accomplishment and personal growth in preparation for careers, advanced studies and productive citizenship. Faculty and staff use innovative approaches to research, learning and student support to expand students’ awareness of what they can accomplish.
The program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
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- Fluency Disorders
- Diagnostic Methods in Communication Disorders
- Diagnostic Practicum
- Voice Disorders
- Acquired Language Disorders in Adults
- Feeding/swallowing Disorders
- Language Acquisition
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesCommunication Sciences View 449 other Masters in Communication Sciences in United States
Applicants for admission to a master’s degree program must have completed an undergraduate degree program at an accredited institution of higher learning in the United States or abroad. Foreign applicants must hold a degree considered equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree.
- All transcripts and degree certificates/ diplomas must be written in the original language of instruction.
- Official transcripts must show all courses and subjects taken and all grades (marks) received.
- A course-by-course evaluation of all foreign education credentials is required for most countries and should be forwarded to William Paterson University.
- Diploma Supplements must accompany transcripts from institutions from countries that are part of the Bologna Accord.
- A vocational track is not appropriate preparation for graduate admission.
- Additional requirements are determined by individual graduate programs.
International31455 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1187 USD per credit during 24 months.
National31455 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1187 USD per credit during 24 months.
In-State23797 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 898 USD per credit during 24 months.
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