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Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Fair Plain, MI, United States
Make an impact on lives. Learn how to assess, diagnose, treat, and help prevent speech and hearing problems caused by accidents, diseases, and genetic disorders with the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology program of Andrews University.
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Overview

Why Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at Andrews

  • In our department, you get More for Less when 4+1=2. That means you can get your bachelor's and your master's in just 5 years! Find out more on our department site.
  • Do you like helping others? Are you interested in communication impairments? Andrews offers a minor, three undergraduate degrees and a master’s degree in the speech-language field.
  • You can earn your Master of Science in speech-language pathology & audiology in just five years. You can even earn a joint bachelor’s degree in speech-language and Spanish.
  • Speech-language pathology and audiology (SPLAD) job outlooks are growing faster than the national average by 19–34%.
  • Small class sizes from experienced professors who support your educational and spiritual success through a close-knit community.
  • During the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology program of Andrews University you'll not only gain knowledge about the field, but also an understanding of the intricate connection between spirituality and healthcare.

Careers in Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology

Speech-language pathology and audiology careers are rewarding and diverse. Speech-Language Pathology careers involve diagnosing and treating articulation, stuttering, voice problems and swallowing disorders. Speech pathologists work with patients who have problems speaking, are unable to understand language or have voice disorders. Audiologists specialize in the prevention, identification, treatment and management of hearing loss, balance problems, and central auditory processing problems, using advanced technology and procedures to work the patients.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Preclinical Observation
  • Anatomy and Physiology Of Speech and Hearing
  • Applied Phonetics
  • Speech Science
  • Normal Language Development
  • Child Language Disorders

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Prospective students can upload unofficial transcripts directly into the application system during the application process
  • A certified (true) copy of the original transcript attested by an authorized person (i.e. Ministry of Education, authorized personnel at the embassy, department of interior affairs, Justice of the Peace, etc.) (international students)
  • You must have a high school GPA of 2.50 or higher (or an overall GED score at the 50th percentile or higher)
  • ACT/SAT is not required for international students
  • International and domestic prospective students whose language of education is not English must submit English proficiency test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29808 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    29808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29808 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fair Plain

  • 1000 - 1500 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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