48 months
31664 USD/year
31664 USD/year
13244 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education at the University of Tennessee Knoxville (UTK) and the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) offer a joint undergraduate degree program focusing on coursework in the scientific study of human communication sciences and disorders. 

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Key Features

The Audiology and Speech Pathology  program from University of Tennessee Knoxville  requires 90 credit hours of general education, major requirements and elective courses. Students then complete 30 hours of major requirements in their final year through UTHSC. All courses are taught on the Knoxville campus. The 3+1 joint degree program culminates in a Bachelor of Science degree in Audiology and Speech Pathology awarded jointly through the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences at UTK and the College of Allied Health at UTHSC. Tuition for this program is the same for both campuses.

The joint degree undergraduate major from University of Tennessee Knoxville is preparatory to graduate work and to professional certification in some aspect of speech, language, and hearing disorders. A master’s degree in Speech Pathology or Doctor of Audiology degree is required for professional certificates and employment. 

Admission to the joint UTK/UTHSC undergraduate program does not guarantee admission to the graduate program at UTHSC. Detailed information about the joint degree program may be obtained from the departmental office in Audiology and Speech Pathology, 578 South Stadium Hall or through the CEHHS Student Services advisors, A332 Bailey Education Complex. Students are strongly encouraged to consult with the undergraduate advisors in the department as early as possible in their programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biology: Cells, Genetics, and Physiology
  • General Psychology
  • Statistical Reasoning
  • Contemporary Moral Problems
  • Elementary American Sign Language
  • Therapeutic Recreation Programming

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Go Vols application or the Common Application
  • $50 application fee (Fee waivers are not available to international applicants.)
  • Official transcript(s)
  • English proficiency
  • Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR) if you attend a high school in the United States


  • Recommendation letters (academic, professional, or personal)
  • Supporting statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31664 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31664 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    31664 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31664 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    13244 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13244 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Knoxville

885 - 1454 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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