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Speech Pathology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #703 (BCR) , NV,
Speech Pathology incorporates elements of audiology, speech, language and disorders to give students the complete knowledge of the field. The purpose of specializing in speech pathology is to evaluate and diagnose speech, language, cognitive-communication and swallowing disorders.


Due to more cases of neurological, speech, language and hearing disorders, the need for specialists in treating these disorders is at an all time high. The field of speech pathology includes careers in hospitals, schools, clinics and nursing facilities. Students majoring in speech pathology are required to complete the University core curriculum with a GPA of 2.75 or higher.

The School of Medicine offers a bachelor of science degree with a major in speech pathology. The clinical training and practicum associated with these fields are fully integrated with the school's curriculum.The bachelor of science degree is the preprofessional program. A master's degree is essential for professional competence in the field, and it is a requirement for state licensure and the Certificate of Clinical Competence by the American Speech Language-Hearing Association (ASHA-CCC).

In the bachelor's degree program, students must complete a minimum of 38 credits in speech pathology and audiology, and 25 clock hours of supervised observation with individuals who display a variety of communicative disorders.

All speech pathology and audiology majors are required to have their programs approved by a faculty advisor within the department.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Biology: Principles and Applications
  • Introduction Organismal Biology
  • Principles of Biological Investigation
  • Molecules and Life in the Modern World
  • General Chemistry I
  • General Chemistry Laboratory I
  • General Chemistry II
  • General Chemistry Laboratory II
  • General Chemistry for Scientists and Engineers I
  • General Chemistry for Scientists and Engineers II
  • Introduction to Physics
  • Gen Physics I & Lab
  • General Physics II & Lab

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Total Units: 120
  • Cumulative GPA: 2.75
  • University GPA: 2.0
  • Major GPA: 2.0
  • Residency Requirement: 30 Upper-Division Units at UNR
  • Major Residency Requirement: 15 Upper-Division Units in the major at UNR
  • Upper-Division Requirement: 40 Upper-Division Units
  • Half Program Units/4 Year Institution: 60 Units

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Reno

  • 860 - 1230 USD/month
    Living Costs

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