Longwood University

College of Education and Human Services

Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Address:

201 High Street

Farmville, VA 23901

United States

Phone:

434-395-2707

Fax:

434-395-2750

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The major in Communication Sciences and Disorders leads to the Master of Science degree and provides in-depth course work and practicum experiences designed to provide students a scholarly foundation and expertise in areas of articulation-phonology, infant and child language disorders, voice disorders, craniofacial anomalies, motor speech disorders, stuttering, aural rehabilitation, dysphagia, and aphasia. Advanced training will involve practicum experiences with a diverse population of adults and children, in a minimum of three different practicum settings. The Master's degree is the entry-level degree for employment as a speech-language pathologist and prepares students for the remediation of communication disorders. Successful completion of the program meets current eligibility requirements for the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Speech-Language Pathology, the Commonwealth of Virginia Professional Licensure, and Virginia Department of Education Teacher Licensure with and endorsement in Speech and Language Disorders.

Accreditation:

This master's program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology (CAA) and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

International Student Requirements:

Credential evaluation to determine equivalency to U.S. baccalaureate degree and demonstrate proficiency in the English language through the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or International English Language Testing system (IELTS) if English is not the primary language spoken in the household. A minimum score of 570 (paper test) or 80 (Internet test) is required on the TOEFL or a minimum 6.5 on the IELTS for admission. All applicants are expected to meet all admission requirements in order to be considered as we do not grant conditional admits.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 48 to 51

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $386 In-State; $878 Out-of-State USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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