Speech-Language Pathology (M.S.)
This graduate program prepares students for clinical practice with a variety of communication disorders and in a variety of clinical settings. The program is heavily based on clinical experience in BU's on-campus clinic and culminating with a full semester of externship practicum in a clinic, hospital and/or school setting.
The graduate speech-language pathology program provides a comprehensive curriculum that prepares the graduate for work in a wide variety of occupational settings. In addition to courses typically offered, BU has separate courses in augmentative communication, swallowing disorders, traumatic brain injury and both a preschool and school-age language course.
Over the past seven years, 100 percent of the graduates have passed the National Examination in Speech Pathology and Audiology.
Graduates of this program are eligible for certification in Teaching Speech to Language-Impaired Students granted by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Pathology issued by the Council for Clinical Certification of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and licensure in speech pathology issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language-Hearing.
The Master of Science Program in Speech-Language Pathology is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in audiology and speech-language pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
Program Summary Statistics
|Praxis exam pass rate||100% (25/25)||100% (28/28)||100% (28/28)|
|Completion Rate||93% (25/27)||100% (28/28)||100% (28/28)|
Qualifications of accepted students: Fall 2010
Mean GRE Scores: Verbal = 443 | Quantitative = 552 | Analytical = 4.2
Mean Undergraduate GPA = 3.68