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Clinical Speech - Language Pathology

24 months
25708 USD/year
25708 USD/year
11000 USD/year
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The Clinical Speech - Language Pathology degree program from Northern Arizona University is designed to meet American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) standards for entry into professional practice. After completing these requirements, you are prepared to apply for ASHA's requirements for clinical certification.

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What Can I Do with a Master of Science in Clinical Speech-Language Pathology?

As part of the allied health professions, Speech-Language Pathology represents one of the fastest growing fields in the country. Speech-Language Pathologists also have broad-based opportunities to make a difference across a wide range of clinical populations. In this program, you will have the opportunity to work closely with faculty who are ASHA-certified and who have extensive experience and specialized training in various practice areas of clinical speech-language pathology and audiology.

The Clinical Speech - Language Pathology degree program from Northern Arizona University  has a strong clinical emphasis which places a high premium on addressing the communicative and learning needs of culturally and linguistically diverse populations and includes a comprehensive, up-to-date array of academic coursework and clinical practica that mirror current needs in the field. Graduate students in this program have the opportunity to learn from clinical faculty members, who operate a full service speech,-language-hearing clinic.

Programme Structure

You may complete this plan through one of the following tracks:

  • Full-time Track: If you have a bachelor's degree in speech-language pathology, you will complete the plan requirements in consecutive semesters.
  • Full-time Leveler Track: If you have a bachelor's degree in another discipline, you will complete the plan requirements, including undergraduate pre-requisite courses, in consecutive semesters.

Students applying to the Full-time Leveler Track must successfully complete up to 21 additional undergraduate credit hours. These courses may include: Phonetics, Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism, Language Development in Children, Speech-Language Sciences, Hearing Science, Neurological Foundations of Speech, Language and Hearing (if not previously taken, this course will be integrated into your graduate course sequence) and Survey of Audiology.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

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63 alternative credits

63 - 69


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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have earned a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 out of a 4.0 scale for their bachelor’s degree to be considered for regular admission. Admitted students are expected to have undergraduate educational experiences, including general education studies, that are similar to those required for a baccalaureate at Northern Arizona University.
    • Applicants who have earned their degree(s) from an international institution must submit official transcripts directly from the university or college. The transcripts must be in the original language of the country accompanied by an English translation. If the degree awarded and the date of award is not on the transcripts, applicants must also include a separate degree certificate document.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25708 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    25708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25708 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    11000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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