School of Health Professions

Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology


  • Overall GPA 3.0
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The program has received approval as a new program by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). 

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Overall GPA 3.0
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)  official scores up to five years old GRE code 2156 for CSDCAS.
  • CSDCAS short answer questions.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • A grade of C or better in the individual pre-requisite courses. 

Application and Fee

Introduction to Audiology
Phonetics and normal articulation
Normal language development
Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing
Speech and hearing science

Coursework Notes

Required basic science coursework

  • Statistics 
  • Behavioral/Social Science 
  • Biological Science 
  • Physical Science (physics or chemistry)

Students are allowed to co-enroll up to two basic science courses with the exception of statistics while working to complete graduate study requirements.  Students must have all requirements completed no later than the end of their fourth semester in the master’s program.


Official transcripts from each college/university currently and previously attended reflecting completed and in progress coursework 

Transcripts from institutions outside the United States must be submitted in the original language and must be accompanied by a  NACES Members evaluation agency English translation for each course.

International Applicants

Applicants from countries where English is not the official language must submit scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or the Duolingo English Test. The minimum required scores are: TOEFL 84, IELTS   7.0, or Duolingo115

Scores on TOEFL, IELTS, and Duolingo tests taken more than two years before the date of application are not acceptable.

This requirement may be waived if the applicant is a graduate from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution in the USA

Program Information

Please refer to the University Catalog for the most current information. 

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