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MA in Speech-Language Pathology Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How many credits is the MA program?
    1. The MA program for Speech-Language Pathology is 52 credits
    2. The MA program for Speech-Language Pathology with Teacher Certification is 57 credits
    3. The bilingual extension includes all requirements for ii) above plus an additional 6 credits for a total of 63 credits
  2. How long does it take to complete the MA?
    The full-time MA program for options i) and ii) takes 2 years including 2 winter sessions and 1 summer session.
  3. What are the requirements for applying to the program?
    1. BA in Communication Sciences and disorders, or the appropriate prerequisite course work;
    2. Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0;
    3. GREs taken within 5 years prior to application;
    4. Three academic (faculty) letters from the undergraduate program or from instructors of prerequisite course work;
    5. Personal statement of no more than 500 words.
  4. Is it possible to complete the MA program on a part-time basis?
    No. This is a full-time program.
  5. How should I go about registering for prerequisite courses?
    Submit an application for non-matriculated status, available from the Office of Graduate Admissions.

    Contact the graduate secretary, Ms. Joyce Fuentes, at (516)463-5508 to register for prerequisite course work or email her.