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Communication Disorders - Speech Language Pathology

Southern Connecticut State University

24 months
Duration
19768 USD/year
19768 USD/year
7674 USD/year
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Communication Disorders - Speech Language Pathology from Southern Connecticut State University prepares students to practice in public and private schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and private practice as speech-language pathologists.

Overview

Communication Disorders - Speech Language Pathology from Southern Connecticut State University includes instruction in a broad array of diagnostic and treatment paradigms as well as supervised hands-on experience in the department's unique Center for Communication Disorders and at selected off-campus sites including schools and hospitals.

Graduates with Communication Disorders - Speech Language Pathology from Southern Connecticut State University will be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge in the following areas: normal developmental processes; hearing science; speech science; diagnostic audiology; rehabilitative audiology; research in the field of communication disorders; diagnostic and remedial principles in communication disorders; learning theory; cognitive development; dysphagia; literacy. This professional competence is demonstrated through successful completion of the ASHA Knowledge and Skills Acquisition (KASA) requirements.
  • demonstrate knowledge of research findings and an interest in continuing education in order to develop and maintain clinical competencies to meet the needs of the speech-language-hearing impaired individual.  This is demonstrated through completion of the Competency-Based Evaluation for Clinical Practicum and successful completion of the 605 capstone project or a thesis.
  • demonstrate skills in goal setting, evaluation, interpersonal management, counseling, and professional report writing. This is demonstrated through the successful generalization of knowledge and skills as assessed by clinical instructors incidentally and through completion of the Competency-Based Evaluation for Clinical Practicum.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Instrumentation Techniques for Medical Speech Pathology 

  • Augmentative & Alternative communication 

  • Topics in Medical Speech-Language Pathology

  • Developmental Disabilities 

  • Literacy for the SLP 

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders 

  • Counseling & Guidance Procedure in Speech & Hearing 

  • Educational Audiology 

  • Central Audiology Processing Disorders in Children

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

69 alternative credits

69-72

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Graduate school application and fee 
  • Official undergraduate and graduate degree transcripts from all accredited colleges or universities attended. 
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE), including Verbal, Quantitative and Analytical Writing sections.
  • Submit recent scores of at least 550 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
  • A resume, no more than 2 pages, highlighting personal strengths with a specific focus on leadership, volunteer efforts, extracurricular activities and work experiences must be submitted. 
  • A 250-300 word well-written essay on a personal challenge and how it was handled or a project initiated and maintained independently that demonstrated your skills in interpersonal communications, initiative, problem solving and/or organization.
  • Three letters of recommendation 
  • Undergraduate grade point average of at least "B." (On various grading scales this would be at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, 14 on a 20 point scale.)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19768 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9884 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    19768 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9884 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7674 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3837 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for New Haven

1380 - 2110 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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