12 months
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6520 USD/year
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About

The Communicative Disorders program at Jackson State University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Overview

Key facts

Students who successfully complete the Communicative Disorders program at Jackson State University will meet the academic and clinical requirements for (a) the license granted by the Mississippi State Department of Health, (b) the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology awarded by ASHA, and (c) Standard Educator License Speech Pathologist (Class AA) awarded by the Mississippi State Department of Education.

Communicative Disorders offers a program leading to the Master of Science degree in Communicative Disorders.  Students enrolled in this program are trained to prevent, screen, assess, identify, diagnose, refer, and provide treatment and intervention to persons of all ages and cultural/ethnic backgrounds, with, or at risk for disorders of speech, voice, language, swallowing and other disabilities.  Students learn to counsel individuals with communicative disorders and their families, caregivers and other service providers, and to select, prescribe, dispense, and provide services supporting the effective use of augmentative and alternative communication devices and other communication prostheses and assistive devices.

Accreditation

The master’s (M.S.) education program in speech-language pathology at Jackson State University 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:

  • Advanced Articulation and Phonological Disorders
  • Dysphagia
  • Seminar in Child Language Disorders
  • Seminar in Acquired Disorders of Language 
  • Methods of Research
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication
  • Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for Admission. Click here to access the Graduate School Application.
  • Out-of-state and International applicants must submit a $25.00 application fee. Applications will not be processed without payment of the application fee. Payment is made by  using a credit/debit card at the time of application.  Application payments are processed as part of the application.
  • A satisfactory TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS score 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3260 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    6520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3260 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2760 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Jackson

1080 - 1645 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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