Through rigorous clinical training, students of the Speech, Language and Hearing Science program at Temple University learn to evaluate, diagnose and treat communication disorders. You will be exposed to a wide range of disorders and gain experience with ethnically diverse populations and individuals across the lifespan.
Speech-language pathology involves the study and treatment of a broad range of speech, language, social communication and cognitive-communication disorders. These may include developmental delays and disorders such as autism, apraxia of speech, dyslexia and stuttering. Graduates of the program are prepared to work as speech-language pathologists in a wide range of clinical sites, including hospitals, other inpatient and outpatient settings, private practices, rehabilitation centers, and schools.
Completing this program will make you eligible to apply for membership in the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Areas of Specialization
Students completing the master's program are generalists with expertise in a wide variety of disorders and population types. Courses and supervised diagnostic and therapeutic experiences involve both children and adults, and encompass a range of disorders, including dysfluency, dysphagia, hearing disorders, language disorders, motor speech disorders, phonological disorders, and voice disorders. Faculty conduct supervised research in such areas as phonological, syntactic, and pragmatic development and language disorders in monolingual and bilingual children, adult aphasia, voice disorders, communication in aging individuals, and speech physiology.
- Foundations in Child Language Disorders
- Foundations and Management in Phonological Disorders
- Foundations and Management in Fluency
- Foundations and Rehabilitation of Language and Cognitive Disorders in Aphasia
- Voice Disorders: Theory and Analysis
- 24 months
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DisciplinesLanguages Linguistics View 632 other Masters in Linguistics in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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- Complete online application
- Letters of Reference: 3
- Coursework Required for Admission Consideration
- Statement of Goals
- Standardized Test Scores
- Clearances: The Speech, Language and Hearing Science M.A. program requires students to complete clinical/field education experiences at facilities both on and off Temple University’s campuses.
- Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.
International37746 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1398 USD per credit during 24 months.
National37746 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1398 USD per credit during 24 months.
In-State27540 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1020 USD per credit during 24 months.
Living costs for Philadelphia
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