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Speech language pathology at LVC

Graduate 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’s Degree 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. The deadline for submitting all materials is April 30, 2021.

  • A completed online application form (applicants may only submit the LVC application. The Common Application is not accepted for the graduate phase.)
  • Official college transcripts from all colleges attended showing at least a 3.0 overall GPA
  • Prerequisite Verification Form
  • Documentation of Clinical Hours 
  • GRE taken within the last five years with minimum scores in all areas of the GRE:
    • Verbal Reasoning >150
    • Combined Verbal and Quantitative Reasoning >300
    • Analytical Writing >4
  • The GRE Code for Lebanon Valley College SLP program is 2364

CSD Undergraduate Required Courses

  • Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism
  • Speech and Language Development
  • Phonetics
  • Speech Science
  • Neurocognitive Communication
  • Audiology
  • Aural Rehabilitation
  • Introduction to Communication Disorders
  • Multicultural Issues in CSD

Co-requisites Required by ASHA

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Biology or Anatomy and Physiology
  • Chemistry or Physics
  • Statistics
  • 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.