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Speech and Hearing Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Cortland, NY, United States
Prepare for a future in speech-language pathology and audiology with our innovative blend of theoretical knowledge, research and clinical practice. A master’s degree is necessary for professional positions in speech-language pathology and audiology. This Speech and Hearing Science program from Suny Cortland provides a solid foundation for graduate study.
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Overview

Upon successful completion of this Speech and Hearing Science program at Suny Cortland, students will be able to:

  • Retain theoretical knowledge of normal processes related to the development of speech, language, hearing and communication as demonstrated by key assessments defined in specific course syllabi in the Speech and Hearing Scienc curriculum.
  • Retain theoretical knowledge of disorders of speech, language, hearing and communication as demonstrated by key assessments defined in specific course syllabi in the Speech and Hearing Science curriculum.
  • Learn, describe and demonstrate clinical assessment and intervention techniques and strategies utilizing evidence-based practice as demonstrated by key assessments defined in specific course syllabi in the Speech and Hearing Science curriculum.
  • Develop and refine oral, written and professional communication skills as demonstrated by key assessments defined in specific course syllabi in the Speech and Hearing Science curriculum.
  • Identify diversity in the global society and use this knowledge to guide their interactions with clients and their families as demonstrated by key assessments defined in specific course syllabi in the Speech and Hearing Science curriculum.

Career Potential

  • Graduate school

With a master’s degree in speech-language pathology and/or audiology, you can work in

  • Schools
  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Universities
  • Private Practice and Industry

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications are reviewed on a rolling admissions basis, so decisions may occur prior to the deadlines. 

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Phonetics
  • Speech Science
  • Normal Language Development
  • Articulation and Language Disorders
  • Fluency and Voice 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    6.5

    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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General Requirements

All admissions applications are individually reviewed. Decisions are based on criteria such as academic performance in the classroom, class rank, extracurricular activities, personal statements and recommendations. Application materials include the following:

  • The Common Application or the SUNY Application
  • Official transcript or results from the General Equivalency Diploma (GED). If you have prior military service, Discharge papers.
  • SUNY Supplemental Form (if you submitted the SUNY Application)
  • Personal statement or essay (at least 250 words)
  • At lease one recommendation from a teacher or college counselor using the Teacher/Counselor Evaluation Form.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7070 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cortland

  • 874 - 1910 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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