College of Science and Health > Academics > Speech Language Pathology > Graduate Program > Speech Language Pathology (MS) > Admission Requirements
To be eligible for the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program, students must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) including the courses listed below OR a bachelor’s degree in any area other than CSD with completion of the prerequisite coursework.
Applicants must have a previous grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. We are looking for a minimum 3.0 GPA in Communication Sciences and Disorders coursework as well. The GRE is not a requirement for this program in any application cycle.
Additionally, students should be able to provide proof of successfully completing the following prerequisite courses, online or in person, by the start of the program. Any of the prerequisites may be in progress when an application is submitted but all must be complete before the start of the SLP program. Prerequisites must be completed with a grade of C or above.
Prerequisite Courses: one course in each of the following subject areas
Communication Sciences & Disorders Courses: one course in each of the following
Online applications must be submitted through
CSDCAS. CSDCAS is the online, centralized application service for Communication Science Disorders and Speech-Language Pathology programs nationwide. Visit the CSDCAS website for detailed application instructions. If you do not receive a confirmation email from DePaul University, CSDCAS has not yet verified your credentials and should be contacted.
The priority deadline for the fall class of 2022 is January 15, 2022 at 11:59 pm EST. We recommend submitting your application via CSDCAS 4-6 weeks ahead of the deadline to allow time to verify your application credentials. We will only review applications complete or verified by the deadline. Applications will be reviewed after the priority deadline until the fall cohort is filled.