What will I learn?

Prepare to serve people with speech and language disabilities by obtaining your first degree in this growing field. With the Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language and Communication Disorders, you can apply for master's programs in speech-language pathology, including at Nova Southeastern University.

What you'll study: You will gain a research-based, academic foundation in the concepts and principles in speech, hearing, language, and human communication disorders. The courses will focus on developing critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and a broad understanding of the field. Discover the latest findings from research and explore this fascinating field.

How you'll learn more: An accredited university, NSU offers opportunities for the undergraduate student to take courses either face-to-face or in an online environment. In addition, some classes are available through video-conferencing at the various regional campuses throughout the state of Florida. Degrees at NSU in Speech-Language Pathology extend to the master's and doctoral levels and you'll have the opportunity to learn from instructors with expertise in areas such as childhood language disorders, voice disorders, adult neurological disorders, motor-speech disorders, and fluency disorders.

Where it can take you: Depending on the state, graduates with a bachelor's degree can apply for licensure as a speech-language pathology assistant (SLP-A). This license allows them to work under the direction of a certified, master's level speech-language pathologist in a variety of educational and health-related settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, schools, clinics, and in private practice.

Which department am I in?

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$32,370.00 per year
USD $16,185 per semester (12-18 credits); USD $1,079 per credit (for under 12 credits and for credit in excess of 18 credits)
Start date

3 January 2022, 9 May 2022

Venue

Nova Southeastern University

3301 College Avenue,

FORT LAUDERDALE - DAVIE,

Florida,

33314, United States

Online/Distance (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$32,370.00 per year
USD $16,185 per semester (12-18 credits); USD $1,079 per credit (for under 12 credits and for credit in excess of 18 credits)
Start date

3 January 2022, 9 May 2022

Entry requirements

For international students

  • Secondary school or college level transcripts with courses and grades with official English-language translations, if necessary, by Josef Silny & Associates or World Education Services
  • For non-native English speakers, official test scores showing a minimum score of 213 on the computer-based or 550 on the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam, 480 on the verbal section of the SAT, a grade of “C” or better in a composition course at regionally accredited college or university in the U.S., or 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam

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

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