What will I learn?

This Associate of Science degree program at UC Blue Ash College is designed to prepare students for application to the Bachelor of Science degree program in Speech Language and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) offered by the University of Cincinnati's College of Allied Health Sciences (CAHS).

The first two years of the Pre-Speech Language and Hearing Sciences program can be completed at UC Blue Ash College. The final two years must be completed at the UC Uptown Campus or a combination of Blue Ash and Uptown Campuses.

Students majoring in Pre-Speech Language and Hearing Sciences prepare for professions to help people who have difficulty speaking and hearing due to a variety of causes. The study of communication disorders involves understanding the normal development of speech, language and hearing, as well as learning how to diagnose and treat communication disorders in adults and children.

Success

Successful health care professionals must want to help others, be able work as part of a team, possess good verbal and nonverbal communication skills, and have a professional demeanor.

Career

Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Language and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) is a pre-professional degree that prepares students for graduate work in either audiology or speech/language pathology and a variety of other graduate experiences in social service, special education, and health care. A master's degree is necessary for licensing and certification as a speech/language pathologist, and a doctoral degree is required for an audiologist. Graduates find careers in hospitals, speech and hearing clinics, schools, educational programs for children with disabilities, the armed services, private practice, and government health agencies.

Which department am I in?

UC Blue Ash College

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
US$13,776.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

1 March 2022, 1 November 2022

Start date

10 January 2022, 9 May 2022, 22 August 2022, 9 January 2023

Venue

UC Clermont College

4200 Clermont College Drive,

BATAVIA,

Ohio,

45103, United States

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
US$15,654.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

15 December 2021, 15 April 2022, 10 August 2022

Start date

10 January 2022, 9 May 2022, 22 August 2022, 9 January 2023

Venue

UC Blue Ash College

9555 Plainfield Road,

BLUE ASH,

Ohio,

45236, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

This program is open to all students with a high school diploma or GED (minimum composite score of 45) and the desire to succeed in college. Although admission is open, students accepted into the program must meet the academic standards of the program to advance to upper levels of study, including meeting the UC Blue Ash College’s residency requirements and graduating with a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

For international students

This program is open to all UC Blue Ash College students. Although admission is open, students accepted into the program must meet the academic standards of the program to advance to upper levels of study.

Prerequisites: High school biology with a grade of "C" or better; Placement into English Composition I and College Algebra I on the UC Blue Ash College placement test; Students lacking these required prerequisites may take equivalent .courses at UC Blue Ash College

English test score requirements: ELS - 112 Graduation; IELTS - 6.0 Overall minimum of 5.5 on each section; PTE – 46; TOEFL - 66 iBT minimum of 15 on each section; Duolingo – 95; Cambridge - 169 minimum, Recommended exam: C1 Advanced.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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