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Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education

Utah State University

Bachelor On Campus Online
48 months
Duration
24060 USD/year
22804 USD/year
7858 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education program of the Utah State University is a pre-professional degree that prepares students for graduate school in speech-language pathology or clinical or educational audiology. Students in USU’s program choose to focus on either speech-language pathology or audiology.

Overview

Speech-language pathologists work with individuals of all ages who have difficulty communicating, learning to communicate, feeding, or swallowing. This may include infants with feeding disorders or children with speech, language, hearing, or literacy development problems. It may also include children and adults who stutter, have voice disorders, or suffer from speech, language, and swallowing problems as the consequence of neurological disease or stroke.

Audiologists evaluate and manage individuals who are suspected or have been identified as having differences associated with hearing. Audiologists conduct testing to help identify hearing loss, select and fit hearing aids, program cochlear implants, and provide aural rehabilitation.

Students of the Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education program of the Utah State University receive a BS by completing all required courses in the major. To receive a BA, students must also gain proficiency in one or more foreign languages.

Career Options

With a bachelor’s degree in communicative disorders and deaf education, students may be qualified for the following careers:

  • Clinical aide
  • Assistant or technician in speech-language pathology
  • Assistant in clinical audiology and educational audiology

Most undergraduate students go on to receive graduate degrees in MS, MA, MEd, or AuD, allowing certification and/or licensure as a professional speech-language pathologist or audiologist. With graduate degrees in these fields, students will be eligible to work in the following areas:

  • Hospitals
  • Schools
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Nursing facilities
  • Home health care centers
  • Community centers
  • Private practice settings

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Disorders
  • American Sign Language
  • Speech Science
  • Child Language Development
  • Hearing Science
  • Phonetics and Phonological Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
71
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete Application
  • Pay $50 nonrefundable application fee
  • Official Transcripts showing class grades in all years of high school and university must be mailed to the address on the right. Do not open the envelope with the official transcript. 
  • Certified English translations must be provided for transcripts in other languages.
  • English Proficiency
  • Proof of Financial Support
  • Affidavit of Financial Support
  • Bank Statement Copy
  • Passport Copy

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12030 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22804 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11402 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7858 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3929 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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