Master of Science inSpeech Language Pathology

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Why Choose Our Program?

Jacksonville University is training students to become top speech language pathologists who are knowledgeable and skilled in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of speech, voice, swallowing, language, and cognitive disorders. Under the direction of experienced faculty, students will gain the skills needed to assess and treat individuals who are in need of speech therapy. Our program:

  • Offers classes at our Arlington campus, located on the St. Johns River, and Palm Coast location in Palm Coast, Florida. Both locations are a short drive to beautiful Florida beaches and bustling city offerings.
  • Takes five semesters to complete and is full-time only.
  • Lead by faculty that possess extensive clinical knowledge and research backgrounds.
  • Maintains valuable partnerships with top healthcare organizations and schools.

We are also partnered with Sant'anna Institute to offer Pathways to Speech Language Pathology: a MS in Speech-Language Pathology pre-requisite program. Coursework is completed online with a culminating field and study experience in Sorrento, Italy.

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DIVE INTOSpeech-Language Pathology

Speech-language Pathologists can work in many different settings including schools, hospitals, and private health centers to diagnose, treat, and prevent a variety of communication, speech and language disorders.

96%PRAXIS exam pass rate for graduating cohorts
$64,000/yearthe median salary for a speech-language pathologist with a master's degree
99%employment rate for graduating cohorts.
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Accreditation and Application StandardsMore About Our Program

The Master of Science education program in speech-language pathology at Jacksonville University is accredited for residential, satellite, and distance learning programs by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.  




ASHA CCC-SLP Application Standards

A career as a Speech Language Pathologist involves working with individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds, ages, and ability levels, as well as handling confidential information. In an effort to ensure that the profession is made up of individuals of integrity, those applying for certification as an SLP must answer questions regarding their criminal background. 

AdmissionsHow to Apply

Fall 2024 applications are closed. The Fall 2025 applications will open in August.

  • Completed CSDCAS Application 
  • Unofficial Transcripts for All Degrees Conferred
  • Statement of Intent 
  • Resume / Curriculum Vitae 
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation 
  • GRE Scores (recommended, not required)

When completing your application, please let us know what your location preference is for attending. This program is offered at both the Jacksonville, Florida campus and Palm Coast location of Jacksonville University.

All international students must meet CSD department minimum TOEFL score requirements regardless of the language in which the undergraduate program was completed. A minimum TOEFL score of 550 on the paper-based test (TOEFL PBT) or 80 on the internet-based version (TOEFL iBT) is required for admission.

***Please note: Jacksonville University requires applicants to submit an application through the CSDCAS portal. Applicants do not need to complete a separate JU application. Each year, we admit full-time, in-person students for both our Jacksonville and Palm Coast locations to begin our graduate program in the fall semester.

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Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences
Jacksonville University
2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

Phone: (904) 256-7000

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