Speech-Language Pathology - Master of Arts, Master of Science

For information, contact:
Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology
2 Bachelor Hall, 513-529-2500

Admission Requirements

You must have an undergraduate degree in speech-langauge pathology and audiology and have a 3.20 minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) (4.00 scale) in your undergraduate course work. If you have a B.S. or B.A. in a related discipline, you must take undergraduate prerequisite course work in speech pathology and audiology prior to admission and/or may inquire about provisional graduate status. In addition to meeting the minimum academic admission requirements you must submit:

  1. Graduate Record examination (GRE) test scores,
  2. information about scholarships, awards, accomplishments, clinical observation/experience, leadership, volunteer, research and/or work experience,
  3. three recommendations, and
  4. a personal statement.

This program leads to a master’s degree in speech-language pathology. 

Program Requirements

When you are admitted into the graduate program in speech pathology, you must maintain an overall GPA of 3.00. In addition, you may receive no more than two grades of C of any type for two required courses (not exceeding a total of six hours for both courses) at 500 level or above. You must also meet the requirements for academic and clinical knowledge and skills as required for certification in the profession of speech-language pathology as well as complete a thesis or a final research project.

Requirements: Master of Arts

This program requires a minimum of 49 semester hours in appropriate courses, including six hours of credit for thesis.

Requirements: Master of Science

This degree requires a minimum of 49 semester hours in the appropriate coursework, including credit for an empirically-based or evidence-based graduate research project or examinations as determined by the graduate faculty.