To Start, You Need
- A degree from an accredited undergraduate institution. The most competitive candidates will have an overall GPA of at least 3.0.
- An undergraduate communication sciences and disorders degree or completion of select prerequisite courses (or equivalents).
Finishing Will Take
- Six semesters over two years
- 400 hours of a supervised clinical practicum
- Completing a thesis or passing comprehensive written and oral examinations
You Can Begin Your Degree In
You Will Take Classes
On campus and full time
Where This Degree Can Take You
- Into any business or field that needs qualified speech language pathologists, such as education and healthcare settings and organizations
- Into a speech language pathology doctoral program
What You Will Learn:
- To function in the many and varied clinical situations
- The knowledge and skills needed to serve a diverse client base
- The knowledge, skills, and reflective practices necessary for entry-level speech language pathologists
Additional Opportunities: Dual Degree
The Master of Science (M.S.) in Speech Language Pathology and the Master of Autism Studies dual degree program will provide you with an opportunity to become eligible as a licensed and certified speech language pathologist while gaining expertise in autism and enjoying a savings of cost and time compared to completing each degree separately. New cohorts start each summer and the program can be completed in three years.
Student Outcome Data
Graduation Year Number Completing Program Within Expected Time Frame Percent Completing Program Within Expected Time Frame
Number completing program within expected timeframe
|Percentage completing program within expected timeframe|
|2022||30 out of 30||100%|
|2021||27 out of 28||96.43%|
|2020||30 out of 30||100%|
Three year average: 98.88%
Praxis Exam Pass Rate
Individuals who received training relevant to the Praxis at Saint Mary's College, report scores to code 0970-St. Mary’s College IN-SLP as both an attending institution and a report recipient.
|Graduation Year||Students taking the exam||Students who passed the exam||Pass rate|
Three year average pass rate: 93.75%
Department Strategic Plan 2020-2030