Graduate Programs

The master of science degree education program in speech-language pathology at the University of New Hampshire is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, MD 20850; 800.498.2071 or 301.296.5700.

Applicants for admission should possess a bachelor's degree in communication sciences and disorders or its equivalent. The following courses, or their equivalents, are undergraduate prerequisites for the master's program:

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism
  • Language Acquisition
  • Clinical Phonetics
  • Basic Audiology
  • Speech-Hearing Science
  • Statistics
  • Neurology

Students are also required to have completed course work in typical human development, social/behavioral sciences, and both biological and physical sciences in preparation for fulfillment of ASHA requirements.

Acceptance to the program is based on grade-point average, GRE scores, written statement, and letters of recommendation. Generally, admitted students have grade-point averages above 3.5 and GRE scores at or above the 50th percentile.

Deadlines: Applications must be completed by January 15th

In lieu of the Graduate School personal statement, each applicant must respond to the following in no more than a total of two pages.

  1. Describe yourself. We are interested in learning about you as a person. 
  2. Where do you see yourself professionally five years from now? Ten years from now? 
  3. What one issue in the field of communication sciences and disorders interests you most at this point your educational development?  Why? 

Applications are not acted upon by the CSD Department until all required documents have been received by the graduate school. It is the student's responsibility to check with the graduate school to ensure that all required documents have been received and the application is complete by the January 15th deadline.

For additional information regarding the application process, check the University of New Hampshire Graduate School.

University of New Hampshire Graduate School