Are you an incoming undergraduate student wanting to pursue a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology? Learn about our 3+2 program admission requirements.
Graduate-Only Admission and Application Information
Traditional Professional Admission Phase
Students who have earned a Bachelor’s degree from another institution and want to pursue a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at Lebanon Valley College may apply if they meet the following requirements:
- A minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA from undergraduate degree
- 25 hours of observation of speech-language pathologists who hold the ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence
Students who have already earned a bachelor’s degree must have completed all prerequisite requirements and submit the following to apply to the Traditional Professional Admission (Graduate) Phase.
(All to be submitted through CSDCAS application)
- A completed online CSDCAS application.
- Create a CSDCAS account at csdcas.liaisoncas.org/csdcas-students/.
- In the "Add Program" tab, search for Lebanon Valley College and add the program.
- Complete and submit the CSDCAS application with all required materials.
- Submit any updates to your CSDCAS application as they occur (transcripts, etc.).
- Official college transcripts from all colleges attended showing at least a 3.0 overall GPA
- Prerequisite Verification Form
- Documentation of Clinical Hours
- Two Recommendations
- GRE taken within the last five years recommended but not required (The GRE Code for Lebanon Valley College SLP program is 2364)
The most qualified applicants, based on a review of the above admission standards, will be invited for a personal interview; a final admission decision will be made after the interview.
CSD Undergraduate Required Courses
- Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders
- Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism
- Introduction to Research and Writing in Communication Sciences and Disorders
- Speech and Language Development
- Speech Science
- Neurocognitive Communication
- Aural Rehabilitation
- Introduction to Clinical Practicum
- Multicultural Issues in CSD
Co-requisites Required by ASHA
- Introduction to Psychology
- Biology or Anatomy and Physiology
- Chemistry or Physics
- Lifespan Development (usually a psychology class)
Why an LVC Speech-Language Pathology Degree?
- We'll educate you to become a competent, ethical speech-language pathologist who provides exceptional care to those with speech-language-hearing disorders.
- A strong and active LVC alumni network ensures that, with a speech-language pathology degree, you will find extensive support and career connections during and after program completion.
- This support includes an extensive network of clinical partnerships.
Interested in a Graduate Fellowship?
Are you looking to gain experience while receiving a 25% tuition reduction? If so, consider applying to the M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Fellowship program. Fellows are paired with an LVC mentor who guides the student through the required 10 hours per week of course/lab assistance, teaching, or research. The program director, fellow, and mentor develop a plan that meets the needs and career aspirations of the student. No one student follows the same path! If interested in being considered for the Fall Speech-Language Pathology fellowship program, submit an application. Applications will be reviewed as received. Decisions will be communicated by August 15 for a Fall enrollment start. To learn more, please contact Dr. Michelle Scesa, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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