Admissions to the MS Program in Speech-Language Pathology
The electronic application for the Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology is now closed for Summer 2013 admission. Summer 2014 admission will open November 1st 2013.
MSU Graduate Admission Standards
Applicants must meet the Murray State University requirements for admission. In addition, applicants must have
- a baccalaureate degree in communication disorders or equivalent from a regionally accredited institution
- a minimum 3.0 undergraduate grade point average
- submission of official Graduate Record Examination scores by application deadline
- successful completion of the following prerequisite courses (or their equivalents) at the time of application
- CDI 215 Clinical Phonetics
- CDI 310 Anatomy and Physiology
- CDI 315 Speech Science
- CDI 325 Pediatric Speech Disorders I
- CDI 340 Speech and Language Development
- CDI 345 Pediatric Language Disorders I
- CDI 405 Audiology
- CDI 451 Aural Rehabilitation
- CDI 465 Neuroanatomy
- CDI 470 Pediatric Speech Disorders II
- CDI 472 Pediatric Language Disorders II
Applicants who do not have a baccalaureate degree in communication disorders or the prerequisite coursework should apply for the post-baccalaureate program.
Application for Admission to Graduate Study
- Applicants must complete an application and send supportive materials to the MSU Office of Graduate Admissions.
- Applicants must complete a program application that is sent directly to the Communication Disorders Program. The application process for summer 2014 will be available November 1, 2013.
- Applicants must complete an application essay that is sent directly to the Communication Disorders Program.
- Applicants must request letters of recommendation from three academic references. These sealed letters should be sent directly to the Communicaton Disorders program.
- Applicants must have official scores from the Graduate Records Examination sent to Murray State University
- Applicants may choose to submit an application for a graduate assistantship which should be sent directly to the Communication Disorders Program.
The MSU program begins in the summer semester and accepts full-time students only at this time. The deadline for receipt of applications is February 1 each year. Incomplete applications will not be considered for admissions.