Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology (MA)
Deadline for Fall Semester Entry: February 1, 2016 (a class of 22-24 graduate students begins each year).
Applications with all required materials must be submitted to the Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application Service (CSDCAS), and an online application to the UNC Graduate School must also be completed. Transcripts, GRE scores, and letters of recommendation need only be sent to CSDCAS.
All application materials must be received by the above deadline for admission consideration. Applicants who do not complete both applications will not be considered for admission.
Initial decisions about admission to the program are typically made by mid-March. A list of alternates is also developed, and alternates may be admitted to the program up until the beginning of Fall semester.
Strong applicants will have a solid background in communication disorders as well as science. Desired science courses include biology, chemistry, and human anatomy and physiology.
- Application for Admission to the UNC Graduate School
- Application for Admission to the Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application Service (CSDCAS)
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test Scores - submit to CSDCAS - Designated Institution (DI) Code is 0033
- Three letters of recommendation - use CSDCAS online format
- Audiology and Speech-Language Sciences Statement of Professional Goals (letter of intent) - submit to CSDCAS
Graduate Record Examination (GRE): GRE Scores that are no more than five years old are required as a part of the application process. The GRE should be taken with sufficient lead-time. We do not use a 'cut-off' score for GREs at this time. Scores must be submitted to CSDCAS prior to the application deadline. PLEASE NOTE: Designated Institution (DI) Code is 0033.
Letters of Recommendation: Three letters of recommendation are required. Two must be recommendations from professors who can address your academic qualifications for graduate study. The third may be from another professor or someone with whom you have worked professionally. Please use the online format provided by CSDCAS.
Personal Essay: Use the prompt provided by CSDCAS. Submit to CSDCAS.
Direct any questions you might have to:
Dr. Julie Hanks
Graduate Coordinator - Speech-Language Pathology/Residential Program
Audiology and Speech-Language Sciences Program
University of Northern Colorado
Campus Box 140
Greeley, CO 80639