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Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology

Program Requirements Graduate School Application Deadline  Program Application Deadline Additional Program Application Required?
Minimum combined score of 800 (converted) on the GRE* 

Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) 

Minimum formula score of 1875 (GPA x GRE)

30 undergraduate credit hours in speech-language pathology
For Spring 2016, apply by September 25, 2015

For Fall 2016, apply by February 25, 2016
For Spring 2016, apply by September 25, 2015

For Fall 2016, apply by February 25, 2016

Click here to download program application

Admissions Checklist

 *GRE test scores may not be more than two years old.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students are admitted?
The number varies, but generally about 20 students are admitted for fall and 5 students are admitted for spring.

Do you offer an accelerated program?
Yes. Students who have an undergraduate degree in a field other than speech-language pathology may be eligible for the accelerated program. Students initially take only undergraduate speech-language pathology courses, then add graduate courses as they fulfill undergraduate requirements. Upon completion of the accelerated program, students are awarded the M.S. degree in Speech-Language Pathology and are eligible for ASHA certification and state licensure. Applications for the accelerated M.S. program are only accepted for the fall semester.

Are there graduate assistantships available?
A limited number of graduate assistantships are available. Contact us if you are interested in applying! 

When will decisions be made regarding program admission?
Applicants will be notified of admissions decisions by November 15 for start in the spring semester and April 15 for start in the fall semester. Incomplete applications and applications received after published deadlines will not be reviewed.

Next steps...

Ready to apply?
Please submit your application, transcripts, and test scores well in advance of deadlines published above. For more information about the Graduate School admission process, as well as the online application, please click here. Download our admissions checklist.

Program Cost
ULM has long been known for providing quality education at an affordable cost. Cost per credit hour varies based upon the number credit hours taken per semester, and approximate tuition and fee information is provided by the University Controller. Approximate cost of attendance can be found here.

Graduate Catalog
The catalog outlines university policies, tuition and fees, extensive program and degree information, and serves as your primary resource for all matters pertaining to your graduate studies and campus life. Click the links below for catalog information specific to each program.

Speech-Language Pathology, M.S.

Still have questions? 

Contact our program coordinator for more information:

Dr. David Irwin
Interim Program Director, Speech-Language Pathology
College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences 
Sugar Hall 155


Dr. Patti Calk
Graduate Coordinator, School of Health Professions
College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Caldwell Hall 111