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Pathways to Speech Language Pathology Sorrento, Italy

About the Program

Jacksonville University’s award-winning Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences is now offering Pathways to Speech Language Pathology 2020. During the course of one summer, you’ll first complete coursework online. The program continues in person where you’ll travel to Italy for an in person culminating field and study experience on location.

Pathways to Speech Language Pathology is specifically designed for students who have completed a baccalaureate degree in a field other than Communication Sciences and Disorders and need to complete specific required coursework before applying to a Master’s program in SLP. The courses meet the pre-admission requirements necessary for consideration and potential admission into a SLP accredited university in the United States and can be completed in the Summer of 2020.

Courses

  • CSD 204: Phonetics
  • CSD 205: Speech & Language Development:
  • CSD 302: Acoustics
  • CSD 350: Anatomy & Physiology/Neuroanatomy
  • CSD 350: Speech & Language Disorders
  • CSD 400: Clinical Observation

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How to Apply

  • This program first requires acceptance into Jacksonville University.
  • Upon acceptance, you will receive further information from the department of Communication Sciences & Disorders and the Study Abroad & Away office. 

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Virtual Information Sessions

During the virtual information session, you will hear from the program director and learn more about this innovative program. You will also have the opportunity to ask any questions that you have about the program. The events times are eastern standard. 

Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 6:00 PM EST

 

Program Dates

Application Deadline

April 30, 2020

Online Coursework

May 11 to July 31, 2020

Onsite Field Experience

July 31 - August 7, 2020 

 Prices

  • 5 Courses and Clinical Observation: $9,750 + $500 Italy program fee
  • 3 Courses and Clinical Observation: $7,250 + $500 Italy program fee

Tuition and Program fee includes:

  • Double occupancy hotel
  • Program related excursions
  • 24-hour on-site support
  • International medical and accidental
  • Insurance

Note: Airfare and meals are not included. All students will fly in and out of Rome–Fiumicino International Airport (FCO).

Tentative Field Experience Itinerary - Cancelled for 2020

Day One: Arrival into Rome

Morning: Arrival into Rome International Airport (FCO).
Afternoon: TBD
Evening: TBD

Day Two: Introduction to the Italian Healthcare System

Morning: Lectures on "The Public Healthcare System of Italy" and "Comparing and Contrasting Public vs Private Healthcare Systems."
Afternoon: Lecture on "Italian Cultural Norms and Healthcare Access to Children, the Elderly, and the Ill."
Evening: Free time to enjoy Sorrento on your own.

Day Three: Clinical Observations

Day: Clinical observations at local clinics and hospitals.
Evening: Free time to enjoy Sorrento on your own.

Day Four: Guided Tour of the Amalfi Coast

Day: Guided tour by private bus visiting Positano and Amalfi.

Day Five: Guided Tour by boat to the Island of Capri

Day: Guided tour by boat to visit the beautiful Island of Capri.

Day Six: Clinical Observations

Day: Clinical observations at local clinics and hospitals.
Evening: Free time to enjoy Sorrento on your own.

Day Seven: Clinical Observations

Day: Clinical observations at local clinics and hospitals.
Evening: Free time to enjoy Sorrento on your own.

Day Eight: Departure

Morning: Depart for Rome Interantional Airport

 Contact Us

Pamela Adrian

Assistant Director of Enrollment & Advising SAHS, College of Health Science

  • padrian@ju.edu
  • (904) 256-7245
  • Please contact Pamela Adrian for information on applying to this program and course content questions.

Brooke Denslow

Financial Aid Counselor

  • bsellar@ju.edu
  • (904) 256-7660
  • Please contact Brooke Denslow for financial aid questions.

Ginny Garzón

Study Abroad & Away Coordinator

  • ghughes1@ju.edu
  • (904) 256-7295
  • Please contact Ginny Garzón for information regarding the travel portion of the program.