Program Details

The School of Communicative Disorders offers the Master of Science (M.S.) degree with specialization in speech-language pathology. The Master’s program in speech-language pathology at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is accredited by the Counci
Location:
Stevens Point, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Master
Specialty:
Communication Science & Disorders

Program Overview

Program Description:
The School of Communicative Disorders offers the Master of Science (M.S.) degree with specialization in speech-language pathology. The Master’s program in speech-language pathology at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association. The School of Communicative Disorders has developed a joint Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) program with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Communicative Disorders. Our universities have merged their resources to provide a unique professional doctorate program. The collaborative program between the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and the University of Wisconsin-Madison has been awarded candidacy status from the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
The Master’s program in speech-language pathology at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association.
Requirements:
UW System application to graduate studies, $56 application processing fee, transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended. Speech-Language Pathology: undergraduate major in communicative disorders including course work in anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing mechanism, human communication development, phonetics, audiology, developmental articulation and phonological disorders, language disorders, clinical procedures, aural rehabilitation, and speech and hearing science, a minimum of 25 guided clinical clock hours of observation, a minimum 2.8 cumulative GPA and 3.0 in-major GPA, current transcripts, three (3) letters of recommendation (a minimum of two (2) must come from individuals familiar with the applicant’s academic or clinical performance), a letter of intent, and scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Audiology requires a separate program-specific application and GPA requirements of 3.0 cumulative AND 3.0 in-major.
International Requirements:
The Doctor of Audiology is a clinical degree and students must have adequate spoken English skills for clinical practice. If your native language is not English, or your undergraduate instruction was not in English, the Au.D. program requires the following before you can engage in clinical practice: (1) Demonstrate proficient spoken English by achieving one of the following: (a) a minimum criterion score of 60 on the Speaking Proficiency English Assessment Kit (SPEAK), (b) a minimum scaled score of 26 on the speaking section of the Test of English as a Foreign Language-Internet based version (TOEFL-iBT), or a minimum scaled score of 26 on the TOEFEL Academic Speaking Test (TAST). (2) Pass a speech intelligibility screening administered by the Doctor of Audiology program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison or Stevens Point.

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