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NYMC > School of Health Sciences and Practice (SHSP) > Admissions & Financial Aid > How to Apply > M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology

M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology

Program Timing
Our M.S. program in Speech-Language Pathology begins in the Fall term, typically the first week of September.  We accept applications only for that term.

Application Deadline
Our application deadline is February 1.

Application Process
Apply online through the Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application, CSDCAS. Begin the online application process.

Application Requirements

  • Application: Submit your application and application fee by the February 1 deadline. The centralized application service, CSDCAS, will instruct you on submitting transcripts, recommendations and other required documents.
  • GRE Score: Our program requires a GRE score.  Our GRE code, for use in the CSDCAS application, is 6973. For information on taking the GRE, contact the Educational Testing Service (ETS), PO Box 6000, Princeton, NJ 08541-6000; (609) 921-9000.
  • Recommendations: Our program requires three (3) recommendations.  At least one recommendation must be from a faculty member from whom you have taken at least one course. All recommendations are also submitted through CSDCAS.
  • Personal Statement: Lastly, we require a personal statement of approximately 750 words. In your personal statement, please address the following questions:

a) What events led to your decision to become a speech-language pathologist?
b) Why do you want to attend a medically-based speech-language pathology program as opposed to an educationally-based program?
c) What personal characteristics and life experiences qualify you to be a speech-language pathologist?

What makes a successful applicant? 
Read our Admission Requirements

International Students
International students must complete several additional requirements

Application Review and Notification
Applications are reviewed from November 1 through February 1. Selected applicants are invited to campus for an orientation to the program and for a formal interview. Acceptances are then issued on a rolling basis from March to May. Accepted students must submit a $500 deposit to guarantee their place in the class.  View specific requirements for admission to the program.

Please contact or 914-594-4510if you have any questions about the application process. Contact Derrick Wallace, (914) 594-4693, if you have any questions about your submitted application.