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
- 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:
- Intro to Speech-Language Pathology and Survey of Communication Sciences and Disorders
- Speech and Hearing Science
- Introduction to Audiology
- 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.