Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology

Rush University Medical Center speech-language pathologists examining patient

Speech-language pathologists are involved in the prevention, evaluation, diagnosis and management of communication disorders associated with speech, voice, language and cognitive and swallowing impairments.

The speech-language pathology (SLP) program at Rush University integrates academic study with clinical experience. Coursework is designed and sequenced to provide you with the scientific and professional education that you need to be a highly trained speech-language pathologist.

You have the option to complete a thesis. You will also have clinical experiences every term — both on and off campus — beginning with structured observations of assessment and intervention procedures.

Graduates of the speech-language pathology (SLP) master’s degree program have a 100 percent pass rate on the national Praxis examination.

The Rush University speech-language pathology (SLP) master’s degree program is ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) Quick Facts
Program Type:

Full-Time

Location:

On-Campus

Length:

2 Years

Average Class Size:

27

Tuition:

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SLP student outcome data

Employment rates of speech-language pathology program graduates within one year of graduation
(for those seeking employment)

Speech-language pathology employment rate

Employment of graduates from the academic year shown # of graduates % of graduates
2014-2015 26/26 100%
2015-2016 26/27 96.3%
2016-2017 27/27 100%

Praxis scores

Praxis results of graduates from the academic year shown # of test-takers # of test-takers passing the exam % of test-takers passing the exam
2014-2015 26 26 100%
2015-2016 27 27 100%
2016-2017 27 27 100%

Time to complete the program

Graduates from the academic year shown # completing program within the expected time frame % completing program within the expected time frame
2014-2015 24/26 92.3%
2015-2016 26/27 96.3%
2016-2017 25/27 92.6%

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