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Speech Pathology and Audiology

This pre-professional undergraduate program provides a thorough understanding of the basic processes involved in speech, hearing and language.

By the numbers22

Speech-language pathologists rank No. 22 in Best Healthcare Jobs (U.S. News & World Report, 2018).

Overview

What is Speech Pathology and Audiology at WVU like?

Description

Our Department houses one of only two undergraduate programs in Speech Pathology and Audiology, one of only two graduate programs in Speech-Language Pathology and the only graduate program in Audiology in the state of West Virginia.

The pre-professional undergraduate program in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology is designed to provide well-trained students with a thorough understanding of the basic processes involved in speech, hearing and language for the graduate programs in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at WVU.

The professions of speech-language pathology and audiology are exciting fields in which clinicians provide service to individuals with speech, language and/or hearing disorders. The graduate programs are accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

At a Glance

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Fast Facts

What makes Speech Pathology and Audiology at WVU unique?


Research and Academic Opportunities

The College has many centers, clinics, labs and programs that offer research experience while allowing you to help people in our local communities.

In addition to on-campus clinics, we maintain relationships with off-campus clinical settings and externship sites where you can obtain clinical hours working with a wide range of individuals with communication disorders. These facilities include a variety of local and regional hospitals, schools, rehabilitation centers, private practices and nursing homes.

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Rankings

What is Speech Pathology and Audiology at WVU ranked?

Ranked22

Speech-language pathologists rank No. 22 in Best Healthcare Jobs (U.S. News & World Report, 2018).

Ranked38

Speech-language pathologists rank No. 38 in The 100 Best Jobs (U.S. News & World Report, 2018).

Careers

What can you do with this degree?

Possible Careers

Wondering what you can do with a degree from WVU's Speech Pathology and Audiology major? Check out these ideas from WVU Career Services and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET). A median salary is the midpoint of what people typically earn—half of those surveyed earned above the median salary, and half earned below.

This page includes information from O*NET OnLine by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license.

Employers

Graduates from this major have gone to work at:

Courses

What are the courses like in Speech Pathology and Audiology at WVU?

Major Map

Check out the course requirements and suggested plan of study for WVU's Speech Pathology and Audiology major.

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Cost and Aid

How much does Speech Pathology and Audiology at WVU cost? And how can you save?

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2018-19 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current West Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

West Virginia Resident
Per Credit $396
Per Semester $4,752
Fall and Spring Semesters $9,504
Non-Resident
Per Credit $1,077
Per Semester $12,924
Fall and Spring Semesters $25,848
International
Per Credit $1,077
Per Semester $13,224
Fall and Spring Semesters $26,448
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Transfer Articulation Agreements

To simplify the transfer process, we have formal agreements with certain institutions. These agreements outline the courses you should take to prepare for transferring to WVU.

Review the full list of transfer articulation agreements to see if your institution is listed.

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Requirements

What are the requirements to apply for Speech Pathology and Audiology at WVU?

Program Requirements

In addition to meeting WVU's base admission standards, first-time freshmen must also meet the following admission requirement for the 2019-20 academic year:

For direct admission to the Pre-Speech Pathology and Audiology program:
  • GPA: 3.00
  • ACT Composite: 23
  • SAT EBRW and Math: 1130

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University Requirements

To be admitted to WVU's Speech Pathology and Audiology major, you must first meet WVU's first-time freshman admission requirements for the 2019-20 academic year. Interested in transferring? Review the transfer admission requirements.

Next Steps

I like this major. What are the next steps?

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