Speech-Language Pathology—MS

The Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program is designed to provide the student with in-depth academic study, the potential for research, and extensive clinical experiences in preparation for careers in the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of individuals with speech and language disorders.

This program was awarded candidacy (first stage of accreditation) by the American Speech and Hearing Association’s (ASHA) Council for Academic Accreditation (CAA) in 2014, with anticipated full accreditation in 2019.

PROGRAM LENGTH

  • 59 credits for students with a Bachelor of Science in communication disorders. Can typically be completed by a full-time student in two years.
  • 91 credits for students with a bachelor’s degree in an unrelated area (transitional track). Can typically be completed by a full-time student in three years—one year of college prerequisites and two years of MS courses.

APPLICATION DEADLINES

The MS Speech-Language Pathology program begins new cohorts in the Fall Semester of each year. Prospective students must complete the application and submit all the requirements before February 1.

POINTS OF DISTINCTION

  • Customized curriculum to meet a variety of student needs.
  • Engage in research and present with faculty at state and national conventions.
  • Focus on academic rigor to support clinical proficiency.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • A bachelors degree (or non-U.S. equivalent) from an accredited institution and a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0. For students in the transitional track, a minimum GPA of 3.5 is required in all prerequisite courses (with no grade below a B).
  • Submit an application at the Centralized Application Service (CSDCAS).
  • Three Recommendations from professionals such as advisors, major professors and employers.
  • Resume describing employment, research or special projects.
  • Statement of Purpose reflecting your philosophical perspective, personal, professional and academic goals, and reasons for seeking the graduate program.
  • TOEFL, IELTS or PTE (academic): Students whose language of education is not English must submit English proficiency test scores.

For more information please visit the Admissions page.

 ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

We are an international campus with a significant representation of international students. To learn more, please visit our International students page.

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FINANCES

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ENROLLMENT & ADMISSION

Phone: 855-428-4723 or 269-471-6321
Email: graduate@andrews.edu

SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY PROGRAM

Phone: 269-471-3468
Email: speech@andrews.edu