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Speech Communication Disorders, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #107 (WUR) Charlottesville, VA, United States
Good communication skills affect all areas of our lives—but effective and effortless communication is a gift that not everyone shares. By studying speech communication disorders, you can be the person who helps bring the gift of communication to those who need it.
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The undergraduate major in Speech Communication Disorders at the University of Virginia (a) introduces students to the fields of speech-language pathology and audiology and (b) provides pre-professional learning experiences to prepare students for graduate studies in either profession by emphasizing math, biological and behavioral sciences, basic human communication sciences and critical thinking. 

The programme

This major leads to a Bachelor of Science in Education in Speech Communication Disorders.

The undergraduate curriculum prepares students to choose from three career paths at the graduate level:

  • Audiology
  • Speech-language pathology
  • Speech and hearing science
  • Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
      • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    Programme Structure

    Courses Included:

    • Clinical Phonetics
    • Introduction to Speech and Hearing Science
    • Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing
    • Introduction to Audiology
    • Psycholinguistics
    • The Exceptional Learner

    English Language Requirements

    This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

    General Requirements

    • A Copy Of Your High School Transcript
    • A List Of Your Extracurricular Activities Both Inside And Outside Of School
    • Test Scores And Test Dates From Your College Entrance Exams
    • (Sats, Acts, Sat Subject Tests)
    • Parent / Legal Guardian Information
    • (Educational Background, Occupational Information, Employer Information, Etc.)

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      44724 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 44724 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      13682 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 13682 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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    Living costs for Charlottesville

    • 990 - 1600 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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