Welcome to the Masters of Art program in Speech Language Pathology (SLP) in the School of Health and Human Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). Our SLP Masters program has been preparing clinicians to serve children, youth, and adults with communication disorders for nearly 50 years. Our program is a 5 semester (66 credit hour) full time program, which this year was ranked 30th best in the country by the US News and World Reports.
We review applications in the spring for fall admission to our program. The deadline for applying to our program is January 15th in the year you plan to start graduate school. Information about last year’s admitted students is presented below. If you would like to learn more about our SLP Masters Program and consider submitting an application, please review the steps listed below.
Click on the BIG BLUE BUTTON on this page. It will open a new tab at the UNCG Graduate School website. You need to complete the Departmental Interest Page. This will allow the Graduate School and CSD Department to coordinate in your application process and in our sharing Department information with you. Through this Graduate School website, you will be able to access and download information about our program, such as the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) and Department brochure.
Click on this link that will direct you to our “Visit Us” page. We hold monthly Informational Sessions for prospective UG and Graduate Students on campus. It is a great way to visit UNCG, meet faculty, ask questions, and tour our center. The link here shows the dates for the Informational sessions for the academic year.
Review the tab listed below showing the admission data from last year’s applicants who were accepted to the program. Below are mean and range scores for GPA and GRE scores, plus descriptive statistics about our applicant pool. This information will be helpful to you in determining if you wish to apply to our program.
Review our website. You will be able to learn about a number of unique and exciting features of our SLP Masters program and CSD Department. Our program has cutting edge clinical facilities and programs, such as HORSEPOWER (animal assisted therapy) as well as offering clinical experiences in a variety of local, regional, national and international settings. Our faculty are researchers and clinical educators who are nationally and internationally recognized as leaders in our professions in speech language pathology and audiology.
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.
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On-Time Program Completion Rate
|Reporting Period||Number Completing on Time||Number Completing Later than on Time||Number Not Completing|
|3 Year Average||98.90%|
Praxis Examination Pass Rate of Test-Takers
|Reporting Period||Number Taking the Exam||Number Passed Exam||Percentage Passed Exam Rate|
|3 Year Average||100|
Employment Rates of Graduates*
|Reporting Period||Employment Rate in the Profession of Program Graduates|
|# of Graduates from Prior Year||Percent of Graduates from Prior Year|
|3 Year Average||100|
*Represents program graduates who have been employed in the profession within one year of graduation.
Clinical aspects of the program
Close supervision and training in a variety of settings beginning the first semester
Internationally/nationally recognized faculty
Diverse clinic populations
Unique externship sites
The following are standards met upon graduation from the graduate program:
The fee schedule is maintained by the Cashiers and Student Accounts Office
- Admission Requirements
- Deadlines select “Speech Language Pathology” from the drop down menu
- Essential Functions of Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Students Policy
- Graduate School Bulletin 2016-2017
- Course Sequence 2016-2018
- Course Sequence 2014-2015
- Course Sequence 2013-2014
- Course Sequence 2012-2013
- CSD SLP MA Prerequisite Courses
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.
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