Master of Arts in the Field of Speech–Language Pathology

Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.

Prerequisite: the degree of Bachelor of Arts with a major in speech and hearing science from this University, or an equivalent degree, and an appropriate score on the Aptitude Test of the Graduate Record Examination

The following requirements must be fulfilled:

The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.


42 credits of approved course work without a thesis or, with the approval of the department, 36 credits of approved course work with a thesis (SPHR 6295 Independent Research in Speech, Language, and Hearing and SPHR 6998 Thesis ResearchSPHR 6999 Thesis Research).

All students must satisfy the academic and supervised practicum requirements of the Certificate of Clinical Competence awarded by the American Speech–Language–Hearing Association and satisfactorily complete a master’s comprehensive examination.