Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathology

The School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology offers a Master's of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology. The Program in speech-language pathology is designed to lead to professional licensure by the State of Ohio Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.


Admission Requirements

  • Hold a bachelor's degree in speech-language pathology or complete an undergraduate sequence of courses in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
  • GRE

Applicants must include three letters of recommendation, a statement of purpose essay, and a resume with their applications. For the 2012-2013 application cycle students must submit their applications through CSDCAS in addition to completing the University of Akron Graduate School application.

Application Deadline

  • January 1 for Fall enrollment (only admit for fall term)

Assistantship/Scholarship Information

All assistantships (and any fellowships) are awarded through the academic department. Students interested in obtaining an assistantship must apply. New students may indicate on their online application for admission that they would like to be considered for an assistantship. Current students must contact the academic department for application information. Each department may have different requirements for assistantship applicants, so all students should contact the academic department to determine these particular requirements. Only those students fully admitted to a master’s or doctoral degree-seeking program are eligible for a graduate assistantship. Students admitted as non-degree seeking or to a certificate program may not hold an assistantship.

Financial Aid Information

Paying for college is a vital part of the education process. It is important to be informed of the many sources of aid available. Student loans are available to degree-seeking graduate students. Information on student loans can be found through the Office of Student Financial Aid. The Office of Student Financial Aid is located in Simmons Hall.

Tuition and Fees

Current tuition and fees schedules can be found through the Office of Student Accounts.


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