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2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin
Appalachian State University
   
 
  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

Speech-Language Pathology, MS


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Program Code: MS_821A
CIP Code: 51.0203

Program of Study for the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology


This program leads to NC Licensure and ASHA Certification.

Admission Requirements: Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; complete application to the Graduate School ; official general GRE exam scores; letter of intent*.

*In the one-page letter of intent students must comment on (1) their undergraduate courses of study and performance; (2) their goals and aspirations for graduate study in the SLP program; (3) if applicable, their post baccalaureate study and performance.

To be considered for admission, applicants must criteria for admission to the Graduate School . Admission is on a competitive basis; not all students who exceed this requirement will be offered admission.

Location: On Campus

Course Requirements for the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology


Thesis Option (9 Hours)


Choose One:

With Thesis (6 Hours)


  • CSD 5999 - Thesis (1-4)
  • 6 hours of approved graduate electives selected with approval of the major advisor in speech-language pathology or related areas such as counseling, early childhood education, psychology, reading and special education

Without Thesis (9 Hours)


  • 9 hours of approved graduate electives selected with approval of the major advisor in speech-language pathology or related areas such as counseling, early childhood education, psychology, reading and special education

Other Requirements for the MS in Speech-Language Pathology


  • Thesis: Optional
  • Proficiency: Not required
  • Candidacy: Required; see an assigned academic advisor for specific timeline and requirements for admission to candidacy
  • Comprehensive: PRAXIS II (NTE) in Speech Language Pathology serves as the comprehensive examination. Minimum score 162.
  • Product of Learning: Not required

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