Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders-Speech and Language Pathology

Phone: 715-346-3423
Email: pterrell@uwsp.edu
Website: www.uwsp.edu/csd

715-346-3423
pterrell@uwsp.edu
www.uwsp.edu/csd

UW-Stevens Point Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders-Speech and Language Pathology graduates at work

  • Katara (Kaiser) Tabaka '10, '12 Speech Language Pathologist at Big Stone Therapies in Milbank, SD
  • Jennifer Sabally, M.S. '13 Speech Language Pathologist at Tomah Area School District
  • Tessa Heckel M.S. '10Assistive Communication Technology/AAC Specialist/Pediatric SLP at Cerebral Palsy Inc. in Green Bay

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Phone: 715-346-3423
Email: pterrell@uwsp.edu
Website: www.uwsp.edu/csd

Choose Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders-Speech and Language Pathology at UW-Stevens Point

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

General Information for all applicants

Data on the incoming fall 2016 cohort
Overall GPA Average 3.71
In-major GPA Average 3.82
GRE Quantitative Percentile Average
37th
GRE Verbal Percentile Average49th
GRE Written Percentile Average56th

Career opportunities in Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders-Speech and Language Pathology

UW-Stevens Point has a 100 percent pass rate for the PRAXIS exam in speech-language pathology and 100 percent of our graduates are employed within a few months of graduation. Our alumni are currently located from coast to coast in a variety of work settings including universities, hospitals, public schools, birth-to-three, skilled nursing facilities and private clinics.

Building your résumé

Clinical training in speech and language pathology may begin at the undergraduate level and continues throughout graduate school in clinical practica experiences at the UW-Stevens Point Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic and off-campus sites such as hospitals, private practices, birth-to-three programs, and skilled nursing facilities in the area. The clinical experience culminates with a full-time externship during the final semester of the graduate program.

Outside the classroom

Students gain valuable experiences and build relationships with fellow students, professors, staff and community members when they participate in events with our student organizations such as annual highway cleanup, help plan a fall festival, volunteer at a head start preschool, spend time with nursing home residents or attend our annual spring picnic.

Student support services

​Graduate coursework is taught by experts in the field and covers all areas required by the 2014 ASHA Standards for Certification.

The advising staff of the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders helps facilitate your progress through the graduate program. They advise graduate students during their program to meet requirements for graduation, ASHA certification and, if desired, DPI licensure. The staff also coordinate student's applications for graduate school.