Speech language pathology at LVC

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 3.3 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.

Application Materials:

(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 3.3 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
  • Phonetics
  • Speech Science
  • Neurocognitive Communication
  • Audiology
  • 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
  • Statistics
  • Lifespan Development (usually a psychology class)

3+2 Speech-Language Pathology Undergraduate Program

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.

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 graduateadmission@lvc.edu.

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