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Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Department of Administration and Instructional Services encourages student exploration in two degree programs: Communication Studies and Speech/Language Pathology and Audiology.

Career

A Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University will prepare students to enter a graduate program in Speech / Language Pathology, Audiology, or Speech and Hearing Sciences. Undergraduates have to be prepared to attend and gain admittance to prestigious graduate schools to prepare them for their area of expertise. 

The specific areas of emphasis include preparing students to become researchers, educators, clinicians and community leaders that prevent, assess, and treat speech, language, and/or hearing disorders in a culturally diverse population. Students must receive the master’s degree in Speech/Language Pathology and Audiology in order to gain employment in clinics, schools, hospitals, state and federal government agencies. Teaching positions in colleges and universities are possible with 18 credit hours of graduate courses.

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:

  • College Success (SS)
  • Ideas and Their Expressions
  • Fundamentals of Alg & Trig 
  • Principles of Sociology
  • Biological Science and Lab (SR)
  • Microcomputer Applications
  • Speech Fundamentals (HFA)
  • Public Speaking
  • Intro to African- Amer Studies (AA)

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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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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

The admission of students to the undergraduate degree programs in Speech Communication Studies/Speech Language Pathology and Audiology are based upon the general admission requirements of the University. All students are expected to maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 and better overall in the major.

  • Students must have a combined Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) score of “800” in state and “950” out of state or an in-state ACT score of 16 or higher and out-of-state score of 18 or higher, and achieve a cumulative grade point average of “B” or better.
  • Achieve a cumulative grade point average of 2.7 if the student entered the University as an “Undecided,” to be accepted.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8525 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    3540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1770 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Greensboro

  • 1001 - 1540 USD/month
    Living Costs

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