Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathlogy

The Speech-Language Pathology program is committed to preparing competent and compassionate clinicians, motivated scholars, and ethical professionals for entry into the field of speech-language pathology.

The Master of Science degree program in Speech-Language Pathology at Lamar University consists of 10 academic courses and a sequence of clinical practicum experiences. Students enroll in SPHS 5309 (Advanced Clinical Practicum) in each semester of the program. During the first year of graduate studies, clinical practicum experiences are obtained within the Lamar University Speech and Hearing Clinic. During the second year, students are placed in externship assignments at public schools and medical sites.

Entry requirements include an undergraduate degree in communication disorders or related field. Students who do not have an undergraduate degree in speech and hearing sciences must complete a sequence of leveling courses (see below) before applying for admission into the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology degree program. Students must have a competitive GPA and GRE score. Three letters of recommendation and an essay on career goals should be included.

The Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at Lamar University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. See more at: www.asha.org.