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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 2021. During the course of one semester, you’ll 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 in early August of 2021.

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 Spring of 2021.

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.

Monday, October 26 at 6:00 pm

Monday, November 16 at 6:00 pm

Monday, December 7 at 6:00 pm

 

Program Dates

Application Deadline

Priority Deadline

  • December 11, 2020

Final Deadline

  • January 9, 2021

Online Coursework

January 23- May 7, 2021

Onsite Field Experience

August 1- August 8, 2021

 Prices

  • 5 Courses and Clinical Observation: $9,750 + $500 Italy program fee
  • 4 Courses and Clinical Observation $8,750
  • 3 Courses and Clinical Observation: $7,250 + $500 Italy program fee
  • Italy Program Fee $500

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).

Italy Field Experience Itinerary - Tentative for 2021

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

Brooke Denslow

Financial Aid Counselor

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

Antonio Starke, MA

Assistant Director of Graduate Admission

  • astarke2@ju.edu
  • (904) 256-7472
  • Please contact Antonio Starke for admission questions.