In addition to the university requirements for admission to the Graduate School, applicants for admission to the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology degree program must meet the following criteria:
A minimum cumulative grade-point average of 2.5; and
earned 30 hours of undergraduate credit in Speech-Language Pathology.
Admission is selective and competitive. Applicants who fail to meet the above standards may be admitted on conditional status as recommended by the Graduate Admission and Retention Committee of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology in concert with the Dean of the Graduate School.
Undergraduate requirements include 30 semester hours in the area of speech-language pathology.
Requirements for a major (non-thesis) are 37 semester hours of coursework within the area of speech-language pathology, including Speech-Language Pathology SPLP 5005 and excluding clinic and internship.
Requirements for a major (thesis) are 45 semester hours in the area of speech-language pathology, including Speech-Language Pathology SPLP 5005 and six semester hours of SPLP 5099 (Thesis).
A student’s plan of study is to be determined with the guidance of a major professor. Students seeking the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association must meet the academic coursework and clinical practicum requirements established for such certification prior to graduation.
Note: To receive graduate credit for a 4000-level course designated “For Undergraduate and Graduates,” a student must be in graduate admission status at the time credit is earned in the course. Credit earned in undergraduate admission status cannot be changed to graduate credit.