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Communication Sciences and Disorders

27 months
1305 USD/credit
1305 USD/credit
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Pace University’s Master of Science (MS) in Communication Sciences and Disorders prepares students for exciting careers as speech-language pathologists, which evaluate, treat, and research communication disorders such as stuttering, voice and articulation disorders, and delayed language development.

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The mission of the Pace University Graduate Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders is to prepare highly competent speech-language pathologists that support mastery of necessary skills for students to lead rewarding, intellectually and civically engaged lives. 

This mission requires that students develop abilities in written and oral communication, critical and analytic thinking, synthesize information from various sources, evidence-based decision making, leadership, and the importance of context for understanding issues, essential in an increasingly diverse and global world. 

The CSD profession, by nature, requires the student to embody these skills as well as perspective taking, the ability to collaborate with health professionals in various disciplines, and the ability to connect theory to practical experience.

 Graduates from this Program will be eligible for American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) certification as well as other relevant local and state credentials upon graduation.


This program prepares graduates to sit for the PRAXIS examination in speech-language pathology. Graduates will be eligible for American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) certification, as well as other relevant local and state credentials upon graduation.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Advanced Diagnostics
  •  Audiologic Rehabilitation
  •  Fluency
  •  Adult Language Disorders
  •  Advanced Articulation &
  • Phonology
  •  Autism
  • Advanced Child Language Disorders
  • Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 27 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


60 alternative credits


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.
3 (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.

English requirements

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • Application Fee
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • All Official Transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1305 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1305 USD per credit and a duration of 27 months.
  • National

    1305 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1305 USD per credit and a duration of 27 months.


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