Master of Science

Speech Language Pathology (DLVE-SLP)

Offered by: James Madison University
Type: Master's
Format: Online (synchronous)
Average Time to Complete 3 years

About the Program

JMU | Master’s | Online – The Online M.S. SLP program is aligned with JMU’s traditional Master’s degree program, including the same standards and expectations for graduation. The academic and clinical components are consistent with the requirements for certification in speech-language pathology of the Council for Clinical Certification (CFCC) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and for health and education licensures in speech-language pathology by the state of Virginia. Applicants should complete prerequisite undergraduate course work in speech pathology and/or related areas of study prior to admissions to the online program.

Career Paths

Prospective work settings include:

  • Schools
  • Hospitals
  • Private practice
  • Nursing care facilities
  • Community clinics
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Centers for persons with disabilities

Courses & Requirements

33 Credit Hours

The objective of the program is to allow individuals, particularly “career changers” and non-traditional students, to pursue a career in speech-language pathology. Admitted students progress as part of a cohort, and follow the curriculum as outlined. Academic coursework is offered online.  Students will enroll in 2-3 courses per semester, over a three year period.  Clinical requirements are met in accordance with ASHA Guidelines for Clinical Certification.

Course list for SLP Program

Prerequisite Coursework

Cost & Financial Aid

$ 448.00 In-State

$ 1,117 Out-of-State

Additional Cost Information

Learn more about financial aid opportunities at JMU.

Student Support

We know the path to higher education can be daunting, which is why we’re here to help.

As a student of the Roanoke Higher Education Center, you will have access to:

  • Library collections and services
  • Computer lab with printer/copier
  • Student lounge with high-speed wireless Internet
  • Cafe serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Free parking with a student parking pass

Learn more about student support resources available to JMU SLP students.

Apply Now

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