About this course
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers courses of study leading to the Master of Arts (MA) in communication sciences and disorders. Academic and clinical education is provided for students who wish to become professionally qualified to work with children and adults. Instructional areas include communication sciences, speech-language pathology, and clinical and rehabilitative audiology. A graduate program culminating in a master’s degree is required for professional certification as a speech-language pathologist in the public schools and for work in hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation centers, or private practice.
- Minimum grade requirements – 2.75 overall GPA and 3.00 GPA in last 60 semester credit hours.
- Three letters of recommendation.
- One page personal essay in which the applicant describes their reasons for pursuing graduate studies in communication sciences and disorders, and for choosing WSU. A professional resume may also be submitted.
- Official scores for the general test of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or Millers Analogies Test (MAT) taken within the last five years.