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



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Choose Speech-Language Pathology at UW-Stevens Point

The Master of Science (M.S.) education program in speech-language at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point 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, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

General Information for All Applicants

Data on the incoming fall 2021 cohort
Overall GPA 3.7
In-major GPA 3.8
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GRE Verbal Percentile Average n/a
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Career opportunities

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.

Speech-Language Pathology Program Completion Rate

Period
​Number Completed Program Within Expected Time Frame ​% Completing Within Expected 6 Semester Time Frame
2020-21​32 100%
2019-20​30 100%
2018-19
​30 100%

Building your résumé

Clinical training in speech and language pathology may begin at the undergraduate level and continues throughout graduate school in clinical practical 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 2020 ASHA Standards for Certification.

Our advising staff 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.

  
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