2020 Best Speech Pathology Online Master's Programs

Updated March 9, 2020 | GTOS Staff
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This list highlights the 10 best value colleges offering online master's programs in speech pathology. At #1, Baylor University charges $41,055 per year for their Master of Science in Communication - Sciences and Disorders program. Western Kentucky University, ranked #2 on the list, costs $10,605 annually for an online Master of Science in Communication Disorders, with alumni reportedly earning median salaries of $98,000.

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Online Master's in Speech Pathology Overview


Students in an online speech pathology master's program can expect to take classes like Models of Language, Language Disorders, Pediatric Audiology, Voice Disorders, Evaluation and Diagnosis in Speech Pathology, Aphasia, Neuromotor Speech Disorders, and Language Sampling Analysis. Most master's programs will also require clinical placements to provide students with experience working as a speech pathologist. The curriculums for many master's programs are also set up to prepare students to apply for licensure or certification after graduation.

Program Requirements

Students can graduate with an online master's degree in speech pathology in as little as a year and a half, but it may take up to three years. Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree and will need to submit transcripts from their undergraduate institutions. Some schools offering online master's degrees in speech pathology have a minimum GPA requirement and specific course prerequisites. Other application requirements include GRE scores, letters of recommendation, and a personal statement.

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