24 months
1299 USD/credit 37671 USD/year
1299 USD/credit 37671 USD/year
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The M.A. program in Speech-Language Pathology at Long Island University (LIU) is designed to mentor and educate students to become competent, caring, qualified and accountable speech-language pathologists who in turn will be well equipped to serve clients in a culturally and linguistically diverse society.


Key facts

Our mission is to provide students with a comprehensive program, built upon a sound theoretical foundation in speech, language and hearing sciences, in which clinical skill development is integrated. Educational and clinical experiences will be guided by a strong adherence to evidence based practice.  Strong clinical reasoning, decision making, and communication skills will be developed through training and supervised practice.  

Students at the M.A. program in Speech-Language Pathology at Long Island University (LIU)  will be required to demonstrate high standards of competency and ethical conduct within the scope of professional practice. An important element in our training of MA candidates includes inter-professional educational opportunities where students can learn from and work closely with other disciplines. We seek to guide our students through the program by providing advisement, instruction, as well as clinical and intellectual challenges. Our program goals are both formative and summative in accordance with standards of our professional accrediting organization, the Counsel of Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. Upon completion of the program our students will be prepared to function in our pluralistic society as speech-language pathologists working alongside allied health professionals and educators in a variety of settings serving the needs of children and adults throughout the lifespan.

Courses examine all facets of the field, including: voice, stuttering, motor speech and swallowing disorders; aural rehabilitation; language impairments and neurogenic communication disorders through the lifespan. Central to your training will be 4 clinical practica: the first two in the on- campus clinic, the 3rd in a school setting, and the 4th in a hospital, rehabilitation center or other adult facility. If the student follows their plan to study as initially established, attends full time and satisfactorily completes all classes, the program is usually completed in two to 2 1/2 years inclusive of summers.


The M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology is nationally accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and meets the requirements for New York State Teacher of Children with Speech and Language Disabilities certification and licensure as a speech-language pathologist.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Neuroanatomy of the Speech/Language and Hearing Mechanism 
  •  Speech Science 
  • Clinical Methods, Focused Observation and Participation in Speech Language Pathology  
  • Clinical Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Diagnostic Lab: Evaluation of Communication Disorders  
  • Audiology Lab 
  • Clinical Practicum in Speech-Laguage Pathology 
  • Diagnostic Procedures in Speech-Language Pathology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


58 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for Admission 
  • Application fee: (non-refundable) 
  • Official copies of your undergraduate and/or graduate transcripts from any college(s) or universities you have attended. 
  • Bachelor’s degree with at least a 3.5 cumulative grade point average in undergraduate studies major area of study or successful completion of another master’s degree

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37671 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1299 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    37671 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1299 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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