Admissions Requirements for Speech-Language Pathology M.S. Program
- Students must apply through CSDCAS, The Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application Service provided by CAPCSD, Students log into -
- Students must have completed a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of application to the program. Students must submit an official transcript(s) from all higher education institutions the student attended.
- Students must complete a minimum of 12 credits in undergraduate prerequisite courses or their equivalent (Courses include: Phonetics, Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism, Typical Speech and Language Development, and Speech Science), as approved by the program.
- Students have to complete at least one course with a grade of C or higher in the following courses: Biology, Social Sciences, Statistics and either Chemistry or Physics. These areas are indicated in the Knowledge and Skills Assessment (KASA form Area IV-A) (
). Coursework in statistics as well as in biological, physical, and social/behavioral sciences that is specifically related to communication sciences and disorders (CSD) may not be applied for certification purposes to this category unless the course fulfills a general university requirement in the statistics, biology, physical science, or chemistry areas.
- Students must submit three recommendation letters.
- Students must complete an admission essay included within the CSDCAS application.
- Students must submit a resume and upload into the CSDCAS application.
- All applicants must take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) (Qualitative, Quantitative and Writing) and scores must be sent directly from the Educational Testing Service (ETS)
- If eligible, students must complete a successful interview with the SLP admissions committee.