|School||College of Graduate and Professional Studies|
|Minimum GPA||3.00 on a 4.0 scale|
|General Requirements||Statement of Purpose
|Program-Specific Requirements||Strong Letters of Recommendation (2) e.g. former professor, supervisor
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT)
|CSDCAS Application||Opens: September with rolling reviews of applications|
|Application Deadline||June 15th|
Step 1: Complete and submit CSDCAS application
SCSU Program CSDCAS Application
Step 2: The graduate school reviews and determine candidacy to the graduate school
Step 3: Approved applications by the graduate school are forwarded to the Graduate Admissions Committee in the Speech Pathology and Audiology Department for final review and determination of candidacy
Step 4: Candidate receives decision letter from the Graduate Admissions Committee in the Speech Pathology and Audiology Department
Step 5: Candidate must respond as soon as possible of their decision to accept or reject admission into the Speech Pathology and Audiology Department (April 15th)
Students without the undergraduate degree in speech pathology must complete 18 semester hours of graduate-level prerequisite courses required for this program before proceeding with higher-level professional courses. Graduate level prerequisite credits from other institutions may or may not be accepted for transfer.
SPA 505 Introduction to Communication Disorders
SPA 511 Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing
SPA 560 Introduction to Audiology
SPA 514 Introduction to Phonetics
SPA 520 Language Development
SPA 581 Introduction to Clinical Procedures
Only students who have been fully admitted to the School of Graduate Studies will be permitted to take courses in speech-language pathology and audiology. Students who are not seeking a degree but have been accepted by Graduate Studies for recertification purposes only, will be permitted to take a course as class space permits.
Please note that the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s (ASHA) certification standards have been updated as of 2017. To become eligible for ASHA national certification, you must have successfully completed undergraduate coursework in statistics, physical sciences, biological sciences, and social/behavioral sciences.