Speech-Language Pathology, M.A. | University of Maryland | College Park, United States
24 months
1706 USD/credit 29855 USD/year
1706 USD/credit 29855 USD/year
768 USD/credit 13440 USD/year
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The Master's program in Speech-Language Pathology (SPLA) from University of Maryland is a comprehensive, academically based, clinically oriented, full-time program designed primarily to prepare professional Speech-Language Pathologists. 


The Speech-Language Pathology program from University of Maryland contributes substantially to the academic and clinical practicum requirements for the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) granted by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA). 

It entails two years of full-time study (including summer) that covers graduate-level coursework, on-site and off-campus clinical placements, and capstone paper or thesis project

What is the focus?

  • Cutting-edge clinical and research issues pertaining to communication disorders and normal processes of speech, language and hearing. The focus covers the age span from newborn to the very old, and an extensive variety of disorders of language, articulation, fluency, voice, cognition and swallowing; 
  • Significant exposure to diverse clinical populations (including bilingual speakers), assessment procedures, treatment methodologies and work settings;
  • Evidence-based practice;
  • Training students to evaluate the efficacy of emerging technologies and procedures;
  • Extensive hands-on experiences in classes and clinic, with an emphasis on integrating theory with practice. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Language Disorders in Preschool Age
  • Diagnostic Procedures
  • Language Disorders In Adults
  • Autism 
  • Speech Production Across the Lifespan
  • Fluency Disorders
  • Cognitive Disorders In Adults
  • Dysphagia
  • Alternative & Augmentative Communication
  • Language Disorders in School Age

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


35 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Transcript(s)
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • CV/Resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29855 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    29855 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    13440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 768 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for College Park

1676 - 2838 USD /month
Living costs

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