M.Sc. On Campus

Speech-Language Pathology

Sacred Heart University

24 months
27800 USD/year
27800 USD/year
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At Sacred Heart University, you will gain the hands-on, clinical experience you need to become a certified Speech-Language Pathology and make an impact on the lives of your clients.


Why Earn Your Master’s in Speech-Language Pathology at Sacred Heart University?

  • The Master’s in Speech-Language Pathology degree will prepare you with the knowledge and clinical skills to prevent, assess, and treat all aspects of human communication and swallowing disorders. 
  • At Sacred Heart, you will gain hands-on internship experience starting in your first semester, and graduate with at least 375 hours of supervised clinical practicum in a variety of settings including public schools, hospitals, and rehabilitation centers. 
  • Taught by our professors, all of whom have worked clinically in school or medical settings, your course of study will include examination of case studies, emphasis on problem-based learning approaches, cooperative learning, and laboratory experiences. You'll participate in interprofessional problem-based learning sessions two to four times per semester, and make four case presentations at interprofessional round tables.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Speech Sound Disorders
  • Practicum Seminar
  • Clinical Practicum 
  • Screening and Diagnostics 
  • Slp Practice in Schools
  • Adult Neurogenic Disorders
  • Dysphagia

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successfully complete all required prerequisites for the appropriate track by the end of the summer prior to enrollment in a graduate program.
  • Hold a Bachelor of Science or Arts degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative and pre-requisite GPA with no individual prerequisite course grade below a C.
Other admissions requirements for all students include:
  • Application (see above for stipulations)
  • Standardized test score report (no minimum score set)
  • Examples: GRE, SAT, ACT, Praxis
  • Two letters of recommendation from academic sources (professor or academic advisor)
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. All prior schools’ transcripts must be submitted for review, regardless of whether or not transferred courses appear on the current school transcript.
  • Admissions essay 
  • Nonrefundable application fee
  • Successful interview with the Speech-Language Pathology Admissions Committee 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13900 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    27800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13900 USD per semester during 24 months.

tuition per trimester

Living costs for Fairfield

1736 - 2740 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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