Master of Arts

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Class of 2014

The graduate program in Speech-Language Pathology at UNCG is a two year (62 credit-hour) full-time program. The program has been ranked 32nd in the country by U.S. News America’s Best Graduate Schools 2014.

Admission is extremely competitive. We base this on undergraduate grades, GRE scores, letters of recommendation, a written statement of purpose and an optional resume (1 to 2 pages).

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The mission of UNCG’s Master of Arts Degree Program in Speech-Language Pathology is to prepare graduates to meet ASHA clinical certification standards and state licensure requirements and gain entry-level positions in speech-language pathology.

 CAA Logo SLPThe Master’s (MA) education program in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

Program Success Statistics Detail
3 year average of 100% completion rate
3 year average of 100% pass rate on the PRAXIS
100% employment with CCCs and Board of Education Licensure upon completion of the CFY

Clinical aspects of the program
Close supervision and training in a variety of settings beginning the first semester
Internationally/nationally recognized faculty
Summer experiences
Diverse clinic populations
On-Campus Clinic
Unique externship sites

The following are standards met upon graduation from the graduate program:

ASHA certification
NC Board of Examiners in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology License

The fee schedule is maintained by the Cashiers and Student Accounts Office

The MA in Speech-Language Pathology is accredited by the Council of Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and provides academic and clinical instruction sufficient for the Certification of Clinical Competence (CCC) in speech-language pathology awarded by ASHA and licensure in the state of North Carolina. This is a two year (5 semester) full-time program.

North Carolina State Licensure:
American Speech, Language, Hearing Association:

All events are held on Friday’s at the Ferguson Building, 3rd floor lobby, promptly from 9:00-11:00a.m.

Fall 2015 Dates

September 18
October 16
November 6
December 4

Spring 2016 Dates

January 15
February 26
March 18
April 15

Due to the extremely large number of applicants for the Master’s Program in Speech-Language Pathology, it is not possible to grant individual interviews to each interested student. Therefore, group dates are scheduled each semester.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the CSD Department on one of these dates to receive additional information regarding the academic and clinical aspects of the program. In addition, applicants have the opportunity to ask questions and to talk with current graduate students.

Please email Dr. Robert Mayo or Ms. Colette Edwards to register for an information session. Family and friends are welcome. The meetings are held on the third floor of the Ferguson Building, in the main lobby. Parking is available on the street and at nearby campus parking decks.

Comments or questions are welcome.