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Master of Speech-Language Pathology: Admission Requirements

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This application is required in order to enroll in the Master of Speech-Language Pathology program.

Application must be completed (e-submitted, payment received, transcripts received) at least three to four weeks in advance of the deadline to ensure the application is verified on time by CSDCAS.

Application Deadlines: October 15 (Spring term), February 15 (Summer term), May 15 (Fall term)

CSDCAS charges $133 for the first program you apply to and $53 for each additional program. Calvin does not charge a separate application fee.
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Degree and Minimum GPAA bachelor’s degree or equivalent coursework in speech pathology and audiology, or with degrees in other disciplines/areas of study.

If you have a degree in another major, you need to complete the necessary prerequisites PRIOR to applying to the Master’s program.

A minimum overall GPA of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required.
TranscriptsOfficial transcripts from all institutions attended.
Additional Requirements
  • 3 letters of recommendation from persons familiar with your academic and/or professional abilities. (Must be uploaded to CSDCAS application.)
  • A personal statement that describes professional goals as well as three strengths and three areas of growth related to your place in a graduate program for speech-language pathology (maximum 500 words). (Must be uploaded to CSDCAS application.)
  • Prerequisite courses:
    • SPAUD 210 Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism
    • SPAUD 216 Phonetics
    • SPAUD 217 Speech Science
    • SPAUD 218 Hearing Science
    • SPAUD 311 Child Language Development
    • SPAUD-344 Evaluation Procedures in Audiology
    • SPAUD-345 Aural Rehabilitation
    • BIOL 115 Human Biology
    • STAT 143 Introduction to Probability and Stats
    • PSYC 201 Development Psychology: Lifespan
    • Physics or Chemistry course

International Students: Due to students being required to be supervised by ASHA-certified speech-language pathologists for all clinical placements, including externships, our program is unable to accept international students for the distance education mode

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Transfer Credit

We welcome the diversity that transfer students bring to Calvin University. Please reach out to speak with an admissions counselor to find out more about transferring credit.

When to Apply

To launch or advance your speech-language pathology career, apply to Calvin’s online speech pathology program today.

For assistance with the application process and completing an information sheet, contact an admissions counselor at 616-344-5631 or request more information.