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Speech Dual Admission Program

Dual Admission – Speech-Language Pathology

Bachelor's Degree and Master of Science Speech-Language Pathology Degree

A dual admission program in speech-language pathology is offered to qualified freshmen. This program leads to a Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology (M.S.). This specialized career field is concerned with the identification, assessment, and treatment of speech-language and communication disorders in children and adults. Graduates of this program hold responsible positions in public and private schools, hospital and clinics, skilled nursing facilities, and private practices.

Students admitted to the program must major in Speech-Language and Communication Disorders (SLCD). Upon successful completion of the master’s application process, students will be admitted to the M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology if requirements are met. This program provides the required coursework and clinical experiences necessary to obtain Florida licensure. In addition, the student will be prepared to begin their clinical fellowship experience to earn the Certificate of Clinical Competence awarded by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

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Degrees: Bachelor's Degree 
Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology
Years to Complete 4+2.5
Preadmission Interview Yes (Shark Preview Weekend)
Dual Admission Deadline Fall: February 1
High School Requirements
GPA 3.5 weighted
ACT/SAT 25 composite ACT or 1220 total SAT
Undergraduate Major Any bachelor's degree, prescribed program prerequisites will be communicated upon admission
Cumulative GPA 3.2
Minimum Grade in each Prerequisite Course B
Essay 2 essays required
Graduate Application Yes
Degree Required Yes

Transfer students are not eligible to apply to the Health and Medical Professions dual admission programs. Only students coming to NSU in the fall semester as freshmen first time in college applicants are eligible to apply.

Please be advised that a student's initial course placement in mathematics, science or composition may impact the timing of the completion of all dual admission prerequisites and major courses, and could result in the need to take summer courses.

Final determination of admission into the professional program is at the discretion of the receiving college.

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