What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Health Sciences with a concentration in Speech Language Pathology prepares students for many different types of careers in speech and hearing science. Students will learn how to assist individuals with disorders related to speech, language, and hearing.

Speech Language Pathology Objectives

To be able to fulfill the requirements of a Bachelor Degree in Health Sciences with a concentration in Speech Language Pathology and promote the overall program goals, graduates of the Health Sciences degree at Indiana University South Bend will be able to:

  • Integrate principles of speech and hearing sciences of clinical practice
  • Analyze data and integrate findings within existing frameworks of speech and hearing science
  • Recognize individuals’ needs for diagnostic and treatment services
  • Collaborate with other speech language pathology and audiology professionals

Which department am I in?

Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$20,373.00 per year
Start date

Expected January, August 2022

Venue

Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences

1700 Mishawaka Avenue,

SOUTH BEND,

Indiana,

46634, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a score of at least 630 on the General Educational Development (GED) test. English Language Requirements: Minimum TOEFL score of 71 or higher on the internet-based; TOEFL score 530 or higher paper-based exam; IELTS - 6.0 or higher; Pearson Test of English, Academic: 48 or higher; WAEC's Senior Secondary Certificate of Examinations (SSCE): A or B; Ordinary Level Certificate: A or B; Cambridge International O Levels: C or higher; (Test in Practical English Proficiency) "EIKEN": Pre-1 or higher.

For international students

Students who have not attended college or university after graduating from high school and wish to earn a first bachelor’s degree are first-year students. Students who took dual-enrolled college coursework while still in high school are also considered first-year students. In general, we recommend that students complete college preparatory coursework that includes: Eight semesters of English or the language of instruction, Six to eight semesters of mathematics, Six to eight semesters of natural sciences (biology, chemistry, physics), Six semesters of social science (economics, government, history, psychology, or sociology), Eight semesters of foreign language, fine arts, computer science, or technical skills, Two semesters of health, physical education, or safety.

English language Requirements:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) internet based - 71 or higher

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) paper based - 530 or higher

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - 6.0 or higher

Pearson Test of English, Academic - 48 or higher

Test in Practical English Proficiency - Pre-1 or higher

SAT I Critical Reading - 450 or higher (or the equivalency on the new evidence-based reading and writing section)

WAEC's Senior Secondary Certificate of Examinations (SSCE) - A or B

Ordinary Level Certificate - A or B

Cambridge International O Levels - C or higher

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) - A or B

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

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