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Pre-Master of Speech-Language Pathology (PreSLP)

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Pre-MSLP Leveling Courses Highlights

<p><strong>Prepare for the MSLP Program<br /></strong>Designed for students who are looking to complete MSLP pre-requisite coursework</p>

Prepare for the MSLP Program
Designed for students who are looking to complete MSLP pre-requisite coursework

<p><strong>Online Classes<br /> </strong>With courses offered online, you can complete your pre-requisites with flexibility</p>

Online Classes
With courses offered online, you can complete your pre-requisites with flexibility

<p><strong>Learn Fundamental Clinical Skills<br /> </strong>Students have the opportunity to receive 25 supervised observation hours</p>

Learn Fundamental Clinical Skills
Students have the opportunity to receive 25 supervised observation hours

<p><strong>Only 1 Trimester<br /> </strong>The coursework may be completed in as little as one trimester (16 weeks)</p>

Only 1 Trimester
The coursework may be completed in as little as one trimester (16 weeks)

Additional Information About our Speech-Language Pathology Pre-Master's Leveling Courses

Our Pre-MSLP leveling courses were designed specifically for students who want to pursue their Master of Speech-Language Pathology but did not complete their bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology or communication sciences and disorders.

The curriculum gives students the opportunity to complete required coursework while gaining observation hours and experience that will prepare them to pursue their MSLP degree.

While graduates of the pre-MSLP leveling courses do not obtain a degree, the leveling courses helps students prepare to enroll in graduate school.

Our online classes combine synchronous and asynchronous learning, so you get flexibility while still having the opportunity to interact with professors.

Courses include a clinical-based lab component to help you connect theoretical knowledge with practical application.

Students get one-on-one support every step of the way, from dedicated admissions advisors to accessible faculty.

The coursework can be completed in as little as one trimester — that’s just 16 weeks!

To view the Master of Speech-Language Pathology leveling courses curriculum, please Click Here!

How Much Does The Pre-Master of Speech-Language Pathology (PreSLP) Program Cost?

We know school is a substantial commitment. At WCU, we want to equip you with all the information you need to make the right decision for your future.

Our goal is to give you a clear understanding of Pre-Master of Speech-Language Pathology (PreSLP) tuition costs so you can be well-informed as you navigate the application and enrollment process. To assist you in your decision, we provide a breakdown below of the Pre-Master of Speech-Language Pathology (PreSLP) program costs at West Coast University.

We offer several Pre-Master of Speech-Language Pathology (PreSLP) financial aid options – including scholarships, grants, and loan access – to help support you through your studies. We also offer reduced tuition rates for military personnel and their spouses.

For more information about your financial support options, visit our financial aid page.

Non-Degree Seeking

Cost per credit for those not enrolled in degree or certificate programs, or enrolled in the LVN to RN 30-unit option.

California - Undergraduate

Cost Per Credit Hour
General Education $1,890
Nursing Core $1,890


California - Graduate

Cost Per Credit Hour
Pharmacy $1,321
Occupational Therapy $919
Physical Therapy $882


Texas

Cost Per Credit Hour
General Education $1,425
Nursing Core $1,425


Florida

Cost Per Credit Hour
General Education $599
Nursing Core $799


Online - Undergraduate

Cost Per Credit Hour
Non-Military Rate Veteran Rate1 Active Duty Rate2
General Education $525 $446 $250
Nursing Core $525 $446 $250
Health Administration $460 $391 $250
Business Administration $460 $391 $250
Speech Language Pathology $305 $260 $250


Online – Graduate

Cost Per Credit Hour
Non-Military Rate Military Rate3
Master of Science in Nursing $635 $540
Business Administration $775 $659
Health Administration $625 $531
Public Health $575 $489
Family Nurse Practitioner Core $785 $667
Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Core $785 $667
Doctor of Nursing Practice $895 $760


Fees

Non-Military Rate Veteran Rate1 Active Duty Rate2
Administrative Fee (per semester/trimester) (1-3 units) $250 $250 $0
Administrative Fee (per semester/trimester) (4+ units) $500 $500 $0
ATI Material Fee4 $2,500 $2,500 $2,500
Speech Language Pathology Supplies Fee5 $100 $100 $0
Speech Language Pathology Supplies Fee5 (Fall 1 Start)  $145  $145  $0

Note: Some courses require On-site Intensive (OSI) weekends and precepted hours. Students enrolled through the Orange County campus must complete their OSI’s in California and students enrolled through the Texas campus must complete their OSI’s in Texas. Travel costs are not included in the individual course cost, and students are responsible for arranging transportation. Please check with your academic program director for more information.

1 Rate provided to Veterans, Veteran Spouse, dependents utilizing parent's veteran's education benefits, and Veterans Affairs employees.

2 Rate provided to Active Duty, Active Duty Spouse, Reserve, Reserve Spouse, and Department of Defense employees.

3 Rate provided to Active Duty, Active Duty Spouse, Reserve, Reserve Spouse, Veterans, Veteran Spouse, Department of Defense employees, dependents utilizing parent's veteran's education benefits, and Veterans Affairs employees.

4 The ATI Material Fee is only charged once to a student’s account when the student attempts their first nursing-core course.

5 Speech Language Pathology Supplies Fee includes books for SLP504.  Fall 1 2022 Cohort will also include charges for Video Observation System and Simulation Modules.  This fee is only charged once to a student's account upon beginning the non-degree seeking coursework.  

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