Applicants for admission should possess a bachelor's degree in communication sciences and disorders or its equivalent. The following courses, or their equivalents, are undergraduate prerequisites for the master's program:
- Anatomy and physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism
- Language Acquisition
- Clinical Phonetics
- Basic Audiology
- Speech-Hearing Science
Students are also required to have completed course work in typical human development, and both biological and physical sciences in preparation for fulfillment of ASHA requirements.
Applicants with degrees in related fields may be admitted to the Graduate School as provisional students, with the expectation that they will complete the above prerequisites prior to, or concurrent with, graduate courses.
Acceptance to the communications sciences and disorders program is based primarily on grade-point average, GRE scores and written statement. Applicants must submit current scores of the GRE revised General Test. Generally, students have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.6 and GRE scores at the 50th percentile to be considered for admission. Letters of recommendation are considered for the awarding of scholarships, assistantships, and other sources of support.
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