Speech Therapy

SchoolSchool of Rehabilitation
DepartmentDepartment of Speech Therapy
DegreeM.Sc. (Master of Science).


Program Description: 


The course of Speech Therapy in master of science has been launched since 2000 for Iranian applicants at the school of Rehabilitation of Tehran University of Medical Sciences; however, it staretd to admit international applicants from 2020. This course aimed to increase knowledge in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of different types of speech and language disorders. Achieving sufficient knowledge requires research on all aspects of speech and language which itself requires the integration of both knowledge and research skills.



This course is a non-continues master's degree in speech therapy, which is a post-undergraduate degree. During this course, the students will be dealing with: 1) learning to accurately measure  different components of speech and language, 2) investigating the complex and difficult aspects of speech and language disorders, 3) recognizing and improving speech and language disorders in both children and adults. The graduate students of this course, in addition to acquiring various scientific and practical skills, achieve other skills as follows: 1) learning the common research methods, 2) discovering both normal and pathological aspects of speech and language to expand the scientific spirit as well as increasing the level of community health. 



The students acquire the necessary knowledge and skills by studying the scientific texts, educational and research activities in theoretical, practical, and clinical aspects about features, challenges, and disorders of speech and language. That is, they can conduct researches in both normality and abnormality aspects by relying on their obtained knowledge to discover normal criteria and speech and language disorders. Furthermore, in toward the relevant scientific and clinical principles, they can utilize the information gathered from researches to identify and improve speech and language disorders within the framework of educational and non-invasive speech therapy methods.




Admission Requirements

General Requirement: To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Graduate Admission Requirements.

Specific Requiremetns: Holding a Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc.) in Communication Disorders , Speech pathology and Audiology, Speech and Language Pathology , Speech Therapy , Bachelor of Medicine.  received in Iran or abroad

The eligible candidate should have successfully completed an approved related Degree program and should be proficient in English or Persian. Psychology

Admission Deadline

Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.

However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31.

Education Fees and Yearly Expenses

For complete and comprehensive information about fees and expenses, please refer to the Education Fees and Yearly Expenses section.

Duration: 2.5 years


Courses and number of credits:

Elective courses:                   4  credits  

Special Courses:                       25  credits

Thesis:                                       4   credits

Total:                                        33   credits


Program Curriculum

For more information, please download the Program Curriculum of Speech Therapy

Contact Information:

In case of any inquiries, you can contact the Office of International representative of the Department of  Speech Therapy  Tehran University of Medical Sciences through the following:

Contact Person : Dr. Seyyedeh Maryam Khoddami   

Tel.:  (+98 21)  77534133

Email  : khoddami@tums.ac.ir

Address: Department of Speech Therapy, Rehabilitation Faculty, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Pitch-e-ShemiranSt., Enghelab St,Tehran, Iran

To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:

Tel.: (+98 21) 8890 2090-93, Ext.: 169

Email: admission@tums.ac.ir

Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Iran

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