Learn about the Communication Sciences and Disorders M.S. Program
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
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. A minimum GPA of 3.0 and combined GRE scores of 280 are required for admission. Generally, admitted students have grade-point averages above 3.5 and GRE scores at or above the 50th percentile.
In no more than two pages, respond to the following prompts:
We are interested in learning about you as a person. Describe your unique talents, interests, and/or experiences that make you who you are. Speculate about how these might contribute to your experience in our graduate program and/or to your future career.
- Describe your career path for the next 10 years - where do you see yourself professionally five years from now? Ten years from now?
- Discuss one issue in the field of communication sciences and disorders that currently interests you most. Why does this issue interest you?
- Briefly discuss how research is important to the field of communication sciences and disorders.
OPTIONAL (may increase page limit to a total of three pages). If you currently have interest in participating in research, pursuing a master thesis, and/or wish to be considered for a graduate research assistanship, briefly describe: