Speech-Language Pathology, M.Sc. | Rutgers University | Newark, United States
24 months
1209 USD/credit 39292 USD/year
1209 USD/credit 39292 USD/year
806 USD/credit 26195 USD/year
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The at Rutgers University Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MSSLP), located in Newark on the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences campus entry-level program that aims to prepare students to prevent, evaluate, diagnose, and treat speech, language communication, and swallowing disorders.


This Speech-Language Pathology program at Rutgers University, which will be completed over five consecutive semesters, emphasizes service delivery for multiethnic, socially diverse populations – including dialectal speakers of English and bilingual/multilingual individuals – with speech, language, communication, and swallowing disorders within an interdisciplinary healthcare context.

Eligible students will have the option of completing the Bilingual Competency Recognition (BCR). With a curricular emphasis on interprofessional services for communicatively-impaired ethnosocially diverse populations, our MSSLP program is expected to train students to work with both child and adult caseloads in our complex multidisciplinary healthcare settings serving our growing multiethnic communities.

Program highlights

  • An academic, clinical, and interprofessional curriculum steeped in scientific information and clinical procedures regarding socially, culturally and linguistically diverse populations, including both dialectal and bilingual/multilingual speakers.
  • Academic education and clinical training with socially, and multiethnic populations across the lifespan.
  • Students who meet additional requirements will have the opportunity to be recognized with Bilingual Competency Recognition.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethnoracial-Social Diversity & Public Health for SLP Practice
  • Speech Sound Disorders in Children
  • Language Disorders in Young Children
  • Neuroscience for SLP Practice
  • Clinical Methods and Procedures
  • Adult Cognitive Communication Disorders
  • Feeding & Swallowing Disorders
  • Acquired Language Disorders
  • Motor Speech Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


65 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application to the MSSLLP program must be submitted through the Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application Service
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 from an undergraduate program accredited in the U.S. or its equivalent
  • A personal written statement (1-2 single or double-spaced pages)
  • Pre-requisite courses (transcripts, showing proof of completion)
  • Clinical Hours (documentation of completed hours of observation with an ASHA-certified SLP)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Students who have graduated from a foreign institution must submit a WES evaluation of their coursework and TOEFL scores along with an official transcript.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39292 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1209 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    39292 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1209 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    26195 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 806 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Newark

935 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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