Requirements for Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology

The general admissions requirements listed below are expected of all graduate degrees in Speech-Language Pathology.

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement and interview for selected applicants
  • All prior academic transcripts
  • Resume
  • Completed prerequisite coursework (see below)
  • CAPCSD common application
  • If a 3.0 undergraduate GPA is not met, other factors may be considered for acceptance into the program, such as extenuating circumstances that resulted in a low GPA in undergraduate study, professional experiences beyond college, or life experiences. These will be evaluated through an interview with the student.

Speech-Language Pathology Prerequisites Required:

The Speech-Language Pathology program at Delaware Valley University requires the following courses be completed prior to commencing the M.S. program in Speech-Language Pathology:

  1. Intro to Speech-Language Pathology and Survey of Communication Sciences and Disorders
  2. Phonetics
  3. Speech and Hearing Science
  4. Introduction to Audiology
  5. Child Language Development 

Students must complete the pre-requisites prior to entry into the program. Completion of these pre-requisite courses at Delaware Valley University does not guarantee admission to the M.S. program in Speech-Language Pathology.

Information on the required basic sciences can be found at the link below.  Students must have one statistics course; one biology course, one physics or chemistry course, and one social or behavior sciences course.