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Communication Sciences and Disorders

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

M.Sc. On Campus Online
36 months
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700 USD/credit
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About

Prepare for your career as a speech-language pathologist with a master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Overview

Key facts:

  • Here, you’ll learn from accomplished professors, who have real-world experience and are enthusiastic to share their knowledge with you. Through coursework and professional experience, you'll become an expert in speech, hearing, and language development and behavior. You'll also learn how to evaluate and diagnose various communication disorders.  
  • A critical component of the Communication Sciences and Disorders program from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is providing students with clinical experience. Offered through our Center for Communication Disorders and more than 90 off-campus affiliated sites, this opportunity allows you to work with real clients ranging in age and type of communication disorder.
  • Our renowned graduate program offers two options and is designed to work with you no matter where you are in your journey. The on-campus residency program holds classes at UWEC, providing face-to-face instruction, and can be completed in two years. Or, if you’re looking to take courses part time, our online program is set up so you can graduate in three years.  Our online graduate program requires a short residency each summer while the rest of your clinic work can be done in your home community. If you have decided to pursue a career as a speech-language pathologist and have previously completed your bachelor's degree in another area, we also offer post-baccalaureate courses. 

Accreditation

The Master of Science program in speech-language pathology at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aphasia and Related Disorders
  • Language Assessment
  • Counseling in Communication Disorders
  • Organic Voice and Speech Disorders
  • Motor Speech Disorders
  • Pediatric Dysphagia
  • Acquired Cognitive-Communicative Disorders
  • Birth to 21 Methods in Communication Disorders

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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.
79
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).
7
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Credits

54 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online
  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

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.
2.75

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.
79
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).
7
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UW System application
  • Pay $56.00 application fee online at time of application submission, or log back into your application to pay the fee.
  • Evidence of English proficiency. 
  • Financial Statement form and an original bank statement or letter from the bank of your sponsor
  • Records from the university where you received your bachelor's degree. If any graduate coursework was completed, those records are also required
  • Official records
  • Other requirements as specified by your intended program
  • Photocopy of the picture page from your passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    700 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 700 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    700 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 700 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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