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MS in Speech-Language Pathology Admissions

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Application Deadlines

Early Action: Regular Decision:
December 9, 2016 March 1, 2017

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum 3.0 GPA in the prerequisite coursework (see below for prerequisites)
  • GRE scores for verbal, quantitative and writing (no minimum score required)
  • Personal statement describing your career, motivation to become a speech-language pathologist (2-3 pages, typed)
  • Current resume
  • Two recommendation letters (professional and/or academic)
  • TOEFL scores (if applicable)
  • Interview may be required at the discretion of the admissions committee

All students must demonstrate English speaking and comprehension skills appropriate for academic and clinical purposes. Non-native English speakers are required to pass the TOEFL (program code 7619) with a minimum score of 610 (253 on computer-based) and may require additional accent reduction or ESL instruction.


Prerequisite Coursework

Applicants must show proof of satisfactory completion of all prerequisite coursework. Prerequisites may be fulfilled with courses taken at the graduate or undergraduate levels.

Prerequisite Communication Science Courses: Additional Prerequisite Courses:
  • Introduction to Language Acquisition (3 credits)
  • Phonetics of American English or Phonetics (3 credits)
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism (3 credits)
  • Introduction to Speech-Language Pathology (3 credits)
  • Introduction to Audiology (3 credits)
  • Speech Science (3 credits)
  • Hearing Science (3 credits)
  • English (6 credits)
  • Social Science (6 credits)
  • Biological Science (3credits—lab not required)
  • Physical Science (3 credits—lab not required)
  • Statistics (3 credits)
  • History (3 credits)
  • Arts (3 credits)
  • Non-English Language (3 credits)

    Tuition and Fees

    Application Fee:     $55.00    
    Tuition: $1100.00/credit (three courses also include lab fees)
    Registration Fee: $65.00/semester
    Activity Fee: $50.00/semester

    Note: There is no on-campus graduate dormitory, but ample housing options are available in the NYC region.


    (Updated March 31, 2016.)