- 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.
The MA in communication sciences and disorders may be earned with an emphasis in speech-language pathology. The program requires students to complete 44 hours of didactic coursework, 14 clinical practicum hours, and 3 (nonthesis) or 4 (thesis) research hours, totaling 61 or 62 credit hours. In addition, 6 hours of tool subjects in research methods and statistics are required. A Plan of Study must be filed within the first year of the program and students must complete 60 percent of total hours at the 700 level or above. Transfer hours cannot be used to satisfy the course level requirements stated above unless the transfer hours are of appropriate level from Kansas Board of Regents institutions. Workshop hours may not be used to satisfy the course level requirements.