Individuals applying for admission to the College of Health Sciences Speech-Language Pathology Program must submit documentation of the following minimum requirements before the academic year commences for the incoming class:
- Completion of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited institution in Communication Sciences and Disorders, inclusive of the courses listed below, or
- Completion of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited institution in an area other than Communication Sciences and Disorders with completion of prerequisite coursework in the following areas:
|Prerequisites||Semester Hours||Quarter Hours|
Anatomy and Physiology of
|Speech and/or Hearing Science||3||4|
|Physics or Chemistry||3||4|
- Minimum undergraduate cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; and minimum major grade point average (MGPA; all speech-language pathology coursework) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Grades of C or better for prerequisite courses; grades of C- are not acceptable for the prerequisite courses listed above.
- Oral and written communication skills necessary to interact with patients and colleagues.
- Scores on the general and writing sections of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) using the Midwestern University institution code of 4160.
- The test must have been taken within five years of planned enrollment year.
- For more information about the GRE contact Educational Testing Services (ETS) at 866/473-4373 or visit www.ets.org/gre
- Two letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on academic, clinical, and professional experiences of the applicant.
- A completed CSDCAS application.
- An interview with faculty (invitation only).
- During the interview day, write an essay given a clinical writing prompt (for interview candidates only).
- Commitment to abide by the Midwestern University Drug-Free Workplace and Substance Abuse Policy.
- Passage of the Midwestern University criminal background check.