M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology
The Master of Science (M.S.) education program in speech-language pathology at Syracuse University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech Language-Hearing Association. Students completing the programs will have met the course and practicum requirements set by ASHA for the Certificate of Clinical Competence and for New York State licensure. Completion of the master's program, and previous appropriate undergraduate coursework, also prepares our graduates for certification as a Teacher of Students with Speech-Language Disabilities (TSSLD) in New York State. (see below for more information about teaching certification).
Any student holding a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in this country, or its equivalent in a foreign institution, will be eligible to apply to the master's degree program in speech-language pathology. Potential students need not have an undergraduate degree in the field of communication sciences.
The typical masters degree program in Speech- Language Pathology for students with a bachelor's degree in communication sciences requires a minimum of four full-time academic semesters plus one summer. (5 total)
Students with an undergraduate degree in fields other than communication sciences will have additional coursework requirements that extend the program by two semesters.(7 total)
See background course requirements for more information.
Apply through CSDCAS.