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Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Indiana, PA, United States
Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology major prepares students for careers in the speech-language pathologist practice. This program awards students a Bachelor of Science degree and equips them with the skills needed to continue on to a master’s program.
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Overview

Speech-language pathologists help stroke victims struggling to talk to their family and kindergartners frustrated when their teachers can’t understand their words. As a speech-language pathology and audiology major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, you take your first, important step toward becoming a speech-language pathologist or audiologist.

Our undergraduate program in speech-language pathology and audiology prepares you to enroll in a graduate program in either speech-language pathology or audiology.

Careers in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

  • Speech-Language Pathology is a growing and rewarding field. To ready students for successful careers in pathology or audiology, IUP’s curriculum helps students earn national certification and state licensure. 
  • We provide basic clinical training for all settings, which range from preschools and elementary schools through secondary schools to hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and nursing facilities. 
  • IUP prepares you to work with patients of all ages with communication and swallowing disorders. Not only do we help Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology majors gain clinical experience, but our advisors have had success matching students with local internships.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Curriculum

  • Some of the undergraduate classes in the major include Clinical Phonology, Aural Rehabilitation, Language Development, and Speech Science. Students also study topics such as school law and educational psychology. IUP has an outstanding reputation for preparing students for hands-on practice.
  • Students have the opportunity to gain experience at our Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic on campus. There are also groups at IUP such as the National Student Speech, Language, and Hearing Association that are geared towards connecting students with similar academic and professional interests. 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • $25 Application Fee
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • International Student Financial Statement
  • Official Transcripts
  • Passport Copy

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23872 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11936 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15832 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7916 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    10950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5475 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Indiana

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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