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Communication Sciences and Disorders

Univeristy of Wisconsin - Whitewater

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
1023 USD/credit
1023 USD/credit
495 USD/credit
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About

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers a graduate program that provides academic and clinical training for professional practice as a Speech-Language Pathologist. The curriculum provides educational opportunities to work with communicatively impaired individuals across the lifespan and in various environments. 

Overview

The graduate program is designed for completion in two years including two summers for students with an undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. UW-Whitewater undergraduates who are accepted for early admission may finish the graduate program in one year including two summers. Full-time enrollment is 12 credits during the academic year and 9 credits during the summer. Only students admitted to the graduate program may enroll in 700 level courses. Exception may be granted by the Graduate Program Coordinator. Clinical performance reviews, and portfolio presentations are an integral aspect of determining academic and clinical competence and must be successfully completed for the degree.The curriculum prepares students for the PRAXIS Examination in Speech-Language Pathology — leading to a Certificate of Clinical Competence. In preparing to practice as a Speech-Language Pathologist, students will learn such skills as: conducting formal and informal measures to diagnose and implement goals for the treatment of individuals of all ages with disorders of articulation, language, voice, fluency, and hearing; theorizing about disorders of articulation, language, voice, fluency, and hearing; engaging in self and client evaluations utilizing objective behavioral measurements; and presenting client-related information in both written and oral communication.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • introduction to clinical practicum in communicative disorders
  • neural bases of speech and language
  • audiometry
  • augmentative and alternative communication
  • aural rehabilitation
  • introduction to graduate studies in csd
  • disorders of speech production
  • fluency disorders
  • professional issues in communicative disorders
  • motor speech disorders
  • language learning disorders in school age children
  • voice disorders
  • language and cognitive disorders in adults
  • swallowing and dysphagia
  • speech and language disorders in young children

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

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.
Required
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

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.
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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).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

Individuals who have a major in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) or have completed the Prerequisite undergraduate coursework are welcome to apply.

  • Minimum of three letters of recommendation attesting to your ability to perform at a graduate level. 
  • A personal narrative: In no more than 750 words, explain why we should select you to join our graduate program. Consider describing the unique skills and qualities you have and the experiences you have had that will enable you to contribute to the diversity, creativity, success, and professionalism of our graduate program.
  • A list of ALL pending relevant coursework (i.e., Any CSD courses to be completed in upcoming spring or summer terms).
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      1023 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 1023 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
    • National

      1023 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 1023 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
    • In-State

      495 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 495 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

    Funding

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