Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

School of Health and Human Sciences

Application to the program deadline: February 1st

Class of 2014

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 (62 credit hour) full time program, which this year was ranked 30th best in the country by the US News and World Reports.

Prospective Students: We review applications in the spring for Fall admission to our program. The deadline for applying to our program is February 1st 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.

STEP ONE:  Click on the BIG BLUE BOTTON 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 DepaRequest Informationrtment 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.

STEP TWO: 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.

STEP THREE: 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.

STEP FOUR: 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.

Take these first four steps. Start your UNCG Journey with us today!

Mission Statement
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 Rate
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:

Comments or questions are welcome.