Master of Science in Communications Disorders / Speech-Language Pathology
Western Kentucky University

Program Details

The online MS in Communicatons Disorders in Speech-Language Pathology degree program from Western Kentucky University is designed to prepare professional speech-language pathologists to meet the needs of the communicatively handicapped in hospitals, clinics, nursing facilities, and schools. It is also designed to meet the academic and clinical requirements of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association, leading to a national certification and state licensure. 

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CAA-ASHA)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Western Kentucky University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GMAT, GRE

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Interview, Essay/Writing Sample, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Clinical observation through a university program is preferred but not required
  • Baccalaureate degree in the profession, OR outside of the profession and the following courses: Normal Speech & Language Development, Science of Speech & Hearing, Phonetics, Language Disorders, Articulation Disorders, Speech Anatomy & Physiology, Audiology, Diagnostic or Assessment Procedures