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Communication Disorders, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Cape Girardeau, MO, United States
The Communication Disorders program of the Southeast Missouri State University provides students with a broad-based theoretical foundation at the undergraduate level to prepare for graduate study in speech-language pathology and audiology at the graduate level.
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Overview

The Communication Disorders program of the Southeast Missouri State University prepares students for careers as speech-language pathologists in educational and medical settings. Curriculum includes classes in normal processes of human communication, as well as in evaluation, treatment and research.

What You'll Do

  • Expert faculty with years of experience
  • One on one advising
  • Observation, shadowing and clinical training at the undergraduate level.
  • On and off-campus clinical placement at the graduate level, including a semester of externship.
  • Recently renovated Center for Speech and Hearing

Internships & Career Opportunities

  • St. Francis Hospital
  • Jackson Schools
  • Scott County Public Schools
  • Life Care Center
  • Cape Girardeau Schools
  • Chateau Girardeau
  • Southeast Hospital
  • Heartland Care Rehab

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Hearing Mechanism
  • Phonetics
  • Normal Speech/Language Development
  • Anatomy & Physiology/Hearing Mechanism
  • Clinical Practicum/ Communication Disorders
  • Service Delivery in Communication Disorders 

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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General Requirements

  • Submit your Online application
  • Pay the $40 application fee
  • Passport
  • Academic transcripts
  • Affidavit of Financial Support and Proof of finances
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Standardized test scores (ACT, SAT, etc.) for scholarship consideration (Optional)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    431 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 431 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    431 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 431 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    225 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 225 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cape Girardeau

  • 800 - 1300 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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