Speech-Language Pathology

Master of Science (MS) in Speech-Language Pathology

  • Become a certified speech-language pathologist
  • Help people with communication difficulties
  • Work in private practice and institutional settings

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The program is designed to provide students with a variety of academic course work and clinical practicum experiences, according to the standards set forth by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), to prepare them, from a family-centered perspective, for professional careers serving children and adults who have communication disorders. The faculty of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is dedicated to providing students with a quality education and opportunities to integrate theory and research into clinical practice.

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The following facilities/resources are available to our students:

  • Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic
  • Student preparation room, which is used to prepare for working with on-campus clients
  • Department library that houses texts, journals, video & audio equipment, and a wide range of clinic materials those students can borrow for academic and/or clinical purposes
  • Information literacy training offered by library faculty to develop/enhance technology skills
  • Computer labs that house various software applications specific to communication sciences and disorders
  • Curriculum lab

Graduate Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • “B” average during undergraduate study or demonstrated potential for graduate work
  • Completed application
  • Essay
  • Official, sealed transcripts
  • Two or three letters of recommendation

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