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M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology


The School of Health Sciences and Practices invites applications from individuals interested in entering the professional field of speech-language pathology.  The staff from the Admissions Office is available to provide information and answer questions before and during the admissions and financial aid process.  

Application Information

The Department of Speech-Language Pathology participates in the Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) Centralized Application Service.  All applicants are required to apply online through https://csdcas.liaisoncas.com/applicant-ux/#/login.  

Please submit application materials to CSDCAS at least 3-4 weeks prior to the application deadline of April 1, 2020.  CSDCAS requires time to process your application.  

Program Timing
Our M.S. program in Speech-Language Pathology begins in the Fall semester, typically mid August.  We accept applications only for that term.

Application Deadline
Application deadline is April 1, 2020. Please email shsp_admissions@nymc.edu for information on how to apply.

Application Process

  • Submit your application and application fee by the  deadline.
    • See CSDCAS instructions for submitting and uploading transcripts, GRE, recommendations, personal statement and other documents.
  • Official transcripts for all colleges/universities attended are sent directly to CSDCAS.  An evaluation of transcripts is a requirement for international applicants.
  • GRE test scores: the CSDCAS code is 6973.
  • Recommendations: three (3) recommendations are required.  At least one should be from a faculty/professor from whom you have taken a speech-language/audiology course (no online faculty).
  • Personal Statement: a personal statement of approximately 750 words that address the following:
    • Discuss personal characteristics and experiences that led to your decision to pursue a graduate degree in speech-language pathology.  Specifically address the ways in which the medically-based speech-language pathology program at New York Medical College can help you achieve your career goals. 

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. Applicants are invited to campus for an orientation to the program and for a formal interview. Acceptances are issued on a rolling basis from November through April. Accepted students must submit a $500 deposit to guarantee their place in the class.  

A Department Admissions committee is charged with the careful review of all completed applications. Applications are reviewed by members of the faculty in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology.  Recommendations are made by the department's Admissions Committee comprised of department academic and clinical faculty. 

View specific requirements for admission to the program.

Please contact shsp_admissions@nymc.edu or (914) 594-4510 if you have any questions about the application process or if you have any questions about your submitted application.