Communication Sciences and Disorders, M.A. | The University of Maine | Orono, United States
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Communication Sciences and Disorders

24 months
Duration
29214 USD/year
29214 USD/year
9738 USD/year
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About

The MA in Communication Sciences and Disorders (thesis or non-thesis) from The University of Maine, provides students with the competencies associated with the delivery of high-quality clinical services in speech-language pathology.

Overview

The objective of the Communication Sciences and Disorders program from The University of Maine is to prepare beginning clinicians for independent professional employment.The graduate program extends over a two-year period for regular, full-time students (September entry only).Experienced clinicians and a faculty-student ratio with considerable individual attention ensures high-quality supervision of practicum.In addition to weekly observations of the student’s practicum, the supervisor and student have one-hour meetings each week to discuss the various aspects of the student’s clinical work.

The MA program meets the current academic and clinical requirements for clinical certification in Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). As a matter of policy, we require those students admitted to the program to meet these certification standards.

Career

Graduates with an MA degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders find positions as speech-language pathologists in schools, hospitals, and other service agencies, as well as in private practice.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Practicum experiences are provided under the auspices of the University’s Conley Speech, Language and Hearing Center, which offers on-campus and outreach services to a variety of individuals with language, speech and hearing disorders.
  • Additional clinical placements are in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, public and private schools, and community speech and hearing centers.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

32 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official transcript of all previous college or university work
  • Official test scores
  • $65 application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29214 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29214 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    29214 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29214 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9738 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9738 USD per year during 24 months.

New England Regional (NEBHE)  $16,560

Living costs for Orono

1216 - 1888 USD /month
Living costs

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Financing

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Funding

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