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Master’s in Speech-Language Pathology Application Requirements

Submit applications for the Summer 2021 cohort online through the Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application Service (CSDCAS) at When completing the application, select Monmouth University from the list of schools and your CSDCAS verified application will be sent to the Graduate Admissions Office.

If you need technical assistance with the application, CSDCAS Customer Service is available Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST by phone at (617) 612-2030 or contact

Mail all official transcripts directly to CSDCAS:

CSDCAS Verification Department
P.O. Box 9113
Watertown, MA 02471

Admission is granted one time per year. Full-time students will be accepted for summer admission and will begin a strict sequence of study in the summer. The admission deadline for the Summer 2021 cohort is February 1. Applications must be verified by CSDCAS and received by Monmouth University by February 1; verification typically takes one month.

Students who have a bachelor’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology/Communication Sciences and Disorders from an accredited institution may apply for admission. Students with a bachelor’s degree in a discipline other than Speech-Language Pathology/Communication Sciences and Disorders may apply for admission after completing up to 18 credits of prerequisite course work. As is the case with most graduate programs in speech-language pathology, admission is highly competitive.

To be considered for admission, students must complete an application via CSDCAS and meet the following requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a minimum overall 3.0 GPA in Speech-Language Pathology/Communication Sciences and Disorders, OR in any other discipline, plus the completion of up to 18 credits of prerequisite course work in Speech-Language Pathology.
  • The applicant must also demonstrate course content in the areas of statistics and biological, physical and social/behavioral sciences in order to meet Standard IV-A of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. It is required that students complete these courses prior to June 15 and their enrollment in the graduate program. The student must earn a “C” or better in this prerequisite coursework. For more
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  • GRE scores taken within the past five years (students who hold a master’s degree or higher from an accredited institution are not required to submit GRE scores).
  • An essay as required through CSDCAS.
  • Two letters of recommendation from those who know the student and can address the student’s ability to complete graduate studies.
  • A completed Monmouth University SLP Communication Standards Form with $50 application fee to Monmouth University.
  • Resumes are recommended but not required.