24 months
27846 USD/year
27846 USD/year
8757 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


The Speech-Language Pathology program in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at The University of New Mexico prepares students to become professional speech-language pathologists.



Our learning objectives are designed to give students balanced preparation across the scope of practice in our field, so our graduates are well-prepared for the many employment opportunities that are available in this state and nationwide.

The Masters of Science education program in Speech-Language Pathology at The University of New Mexico is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

The program is designed so that students can complete all academic and clinical credentialing requirements of ASHA and of the New Mexico Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, and Hearing Aid Dispensing Practices board.

The UNM program has a number of distinctive features:

  • special focus on multilingual and multicultural issues in service delivery and research
  • access to a diversity of clinical sites and populations
  • opportunities for students to be involved in faculty research

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communicative Disorders
  • Audiology
  • Aural Rehabilitation
  • Phonological Disorders in Children
  • Language Disorders in Children
  • Preclinical Training
  • Multicultural Considerations in Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of at least 12 credits in speech and hearing sciences or communication sciences/ disorders
  • Earned a Bachelor’s Degree (in any area)
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Written Application
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Official Transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27846 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27846 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    27846 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27846 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8757 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8757 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Albuquerque

870 - 1360 USD /month
Living costs

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


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