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Speech-Language Pathology - Communication Sciences and Disorders

Western Washington University

24 months
Duration
30416 USD/year
22927 USD/year
10680 USD/year
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About

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) at Western Washington University offers a master’s degree program in Speech-Language Pathology - Communication Sciences and Disorders that is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA). 

Overview

Graduate students complete a two year course of study that includes academic classes as well as clinical practica. A master's degree is the entry level degree for practicing as a speech-language pathologist. The rigorous academic coursework and rich clinical experiences at WWU prepare our graduate students for meeting ASHA clinical certification standards and Washington State licensure and professional certification requirements.

Goals

The objectives of the program in Speech-Language Pathology - Communication Sciences and Disorders at Western Washington University are to prepare competent entry-level professionals in speech-language pathology and to prepare students for advanced study at the PhD level. The program includes an internship taken after other academic and clinical requirements have been completed.

Speech-language pathology is a discipline which has developed out of a concern for people with communication disorders. Preparation leading to a degree in communication sciences and disorders includes a wide range of course work and a variety of clinical practicum opportunities working with the infant through geriatric populations.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Essential Audiology for Speech Language Pathologists
  • Professional Issues in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Adult and Pediatric Dysphagia
  • Strategies for Assessment in CSD
  • Clinical Practicum
  • Voice Disorders and Therapy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

81 alternative credits

81 to 91

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders/Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from an accredited U.S. college or university, or an equivalent degree from a foreign university, completed within the past 5 years
  • Three (3) Letters of Reference
  • Statement of Purpose
  • GRE scores
  • 1 page resume, outlining educational background, awards, relevant employment and volunteer experiences

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30416 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 30416 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    22927 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22927 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    10680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10680 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Bellingham

1109 - 1684 USD /month
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Funding

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