The following are specific requirements for admission to the medically-oriented M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology program at New York Medical College. These requirements will ensure your ability to enter into successful practice upon graduation. We do not require an undergraduate degree in communications disorders.
See How to Apply for application instructions and additional admissions information.
Non Course-Related Requirements
Our program also has two non-course related requirements:
In addition to excellent grades and strong GRE scores, our admissions committee is looking for evidence of the following:
We also look for:
The Department of Speech-Language Pathology affirms it commitment that graduates must demonstrate essential functions for the education and practice of speech-language pathology. Applicants must be aware of the SLP Essential Functions and skills.
International Students must complete several additional requirements.
Teach NYC Scholarship Program
The School of Health Sciences and Practice participates in the New York City Department of Education Graduate School Scholarship Program - Information and Application.
Please contact SHSP Admissions or 914-594-4510 if you have any questions about our application process.
SHSP Office of Admissions, Room 316
New York Medical College
40 Sunshine Cottage Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
Fax: (914) 594-3961
The following are two sets of the prerequisite course requirements. Prerequisite courses do not need to completed in order to apply to the program. However, all prerequisite courses must be satisfactorily completed prior to starting the program and within approximately 10 years of the application deadline (exceptions may be made for individuals who work in a health field).
ASHA Prerequisites Requirements
Department of Speech-Language Pathology Prerequisite Requirements
Child Development/Language Acquisition - a minimum grade of 3.0 and 3 credits. Acceptable courses include child development and child Language development.
Applicants may contact the Admissions Office with specific questions about whether certain courses meet the prerequisite requirements at 914-594-4510 or firstname.lastname@example.org.