The MS SLP program is proposed to start in the fall of 2014, pending Level 2 review of the department's application for candidacy for graduate education programs in speech-language pathology by the Council on Academic Accreditation. The site visit is scheduled on December 2 and 3, 2013 at Jacksonville University campus, Lazzara building.
When the graduate program is initiated the following admission criteria will be followed:
For consideration to the program all admissions materials must be received by the university. Applications will be reviewed based on availability in the program and the program's admissions committee will rank eligible candidates for a limited number ofadmissions.
- For consideration to the program all admissions materials must be received by the university. Applications will be reviewed based on availability in the program and the program's admissions committee will rank eligible candidates for a limited number of admissions. To be eligible for consideration, applicants must have:
- Completion of a Bachelors Degree with a minimum 3.0 grade point average in the prerequisite coursework
- For applicants with an undergraduate major other than in speech-language pathology (communication sciences and disorders), completion of the required pre-requisite courses with a grade of "B" or better.
- Credits for prerequisite courses from other universities may be accepted by the department if they contain equivalent information. Consideration of these course credits will be made only after an applicant is accepted into the graduate SLP program.
- General GRE scores (verbal, quantitative, and writing) (taken within the last 5 years); no minimum GRE score is required
- Personal written statement 1-2 pages in length.
- Professional vita or resume.
- Letters from three individuals willing to serve as a reference.
- Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate sufficient mastery of English proficiency to be able to succeed as a graduate student and to practice the profession of speech-language pathology; and have a minimum score on the TOEFL of 610 (253 on computer-based), which must be received by the institution prior to the admission into the MS SLP graduate program.
- The deadline for submission of an application for admission to the graduate program will start Feb. 1 of each year and will continue as a rolling deadline until August 1.
- Personal interviews may be conducted after the program admissions committee ranks eligible candidates. After ranking eligible candidates, a personal interview may be conducted of the top ranked eligible candidates in the discretion of the program’s admissions committee.
Proposed Graduate Curriculum for the MS SLP program
MS SLP program admissions
For more information about regarding the future graduate admission process to the MS SLP program, please contact Ms. Diana Peaks, JU’s Director of Adult & Graduate Admissions. Her phone number is (904)-256-7245 and her email address is email@example.com.
Essential Functions of a Speech-Language Pathologist Essential Functions 2014.pdf