Applications for Fall 2021 will be accepted from July 15, 2020 through January 1, 2021.

Admissions Requirements

Applicants are required to have a Bachelor of Science or Arts degree from an accredited program. A specific major is not required, but specific prerequisite course work is required if the applicant does not have an undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Prerequisite college-level coursework:

  • Biology*
  • Social/Behavioral Science*
  • General Physics/Chemistry*
  • Statistics*
  • Anatomy & Physiology of Speech and Hearing+
  • Normal Language Development+
  • Phonetics+
  • Speech and Hearing Science+

*More specific information about courses that will satisfy these prerequisites can be found on the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) website.

+ View a list of universities that offer these prerequisite courses online

Additionally, applicants must provide the data or meet the criteria listed below.

  • Transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.
  • Minimum of a 300 combined verbal and quantitative score and 3.5 score on analytical writing on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
  • Completed prerequisite courses.
  • Minimum of a 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale.
  • One-page Statement of Interest in the Program/Profession.
  • Resume.
  • Letters of reference.
  • 25 hours of observation in speech-language pathology.