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Communicative Disorders

Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP)

The School of Communicative Disorders offers the Master of Science (M.S.) degree with specialization in speech-language pathology. The master’s degree program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in Speech-Language Pathology is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

Our graduates are currently located from coast to coast in a variety of work setting including universities, hospitals, public schools and private clinics. Clinical training in speech-language pathology begins at the undergraduate level and culminates with a clinical semester at the end of the graduate program. In consultation with the director of clinical services, you select a site (e.g., school, clinic, hospital) for a 15-20-week, concentrated, supervised externship. The school maintains contracts with a local hospital, as well as an early intervention program.

Graduate School Information

Dear Graduate School Applicant for the M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology:
 
Thank you for your interest in our graduate program. You may apply to the master's program in speech-language pathology at UW-Stevens Point via the Communication Science and Disorders Centralized Application Service (CSDCAS) (https://portal.csdcas.org) beginning Sept. 17, 2014, if you are a U.S. citizen. If you are an international applicant, the process is completely different. Please refer to the instructions at the bottom of this page and do not submit any application materials to CSDCAS. There are instructions on the CSDCAS site describing all the necessary application requirements. Do not send any application materials directly to the School of Communicative Disorders.
 
In addition, apply for graduate study at UWSP via the online application at https://apply.wisconsin.edu and pay the $56 fee. Send your GRE score to UWSP via CSDCAS with the code - 3685. Send all official transcripts to CSDCAS via:
CSDCAS Verification Department
P.O. Box 9113
Watertown, MA 02471
 
The deadline for all materials is Jan. 15, 2015, at both the CSDCAS site and the UW online site for an application to be considered. It is important to send materials as soon as possible after September 17, 2014 to ensure they are received and processed by the deadline. Applicants are responsible for meeting all the deadline requirements. If an applicant does not submit all materials prior to the deadline, the application will not be valid. 
 
If you have questions about submitting application materials, contact CSDCAS Customer Service Monday thru Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. EST. The phone is 617-612-2030 and eail is csdcassinfo@csdcas.org.
 
Graduate assistantships are awarded based on academic success. Students who apply to the graduate program via CSDCAS will receive directions how to apply mid-January.
 
Current tuition and fee information is available at www.uwsp.edu/admissions. If you have questions about loans or other sources of aid, visit the Financial Aid Office or call 715-346-3423.
 
You are welcome to visit our facility, meet with me and other ComD faculty and staff, as well as current graduate students. If you have questions about the program, email me at julia.king@uwsp.edu.
 
Sincerely,
 
Julia M. King, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Coordinator of Graduate Programs
715-346-4657


Instructions for international graduate student applicants​

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Program Application Requirements

All application materials must be received by Monday, Jan.12, 2015. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed or considered for the current admission cycle.

​A. ​UWSP International application and application fee, instructions found at: http://www.uwsp.edu/isso/Pages/applyNow.aspx
International and Scholars Office 
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point 
Stevens Point, WI 54481

B. Submit the following (#1-5 below) to: 
Coordinator of Graduate Programs 
School of Communicative Disorders 
1901 Fourth Avenue
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point 
Stevens Point, WI 54481
  1. School of Communicative Disorders application
  2. Official transcripts from ALL technical colleges, colleges, and universities that you have attended. Verify with your Registration/Records department that your fall semester grades will be included on your transcript.
  3. Submit a list of courses that you are registered to take during the spring 2015 semester. Make sure you put your name and semester information on this list.
  4. A signed Statement of Professional Intent. Include information about why you want to enter the profession and why you think you will be successful. In addition, state your professional interests and goals.
  5. Three letters of recommendation; at least two letters from faculty and one from a clinical supervisor (if appropriate). The letters should address your potential for success in graduate school, as well as your academic and clinical performance and experience.
C. Submit your GRE Scores to UWSP 
(University – 1919; Speech-Language Pathology – 0620).

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