Graduate Admissions Standards

Graduate Programs Tuition & Fees

Murray State University is a nationally recognized university and has achieved many national rankings. The Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology is an accredited program and has an outstanding reputation across the state and in the neighboring regions in Tennessee and Illinois. Our professional faculty and staff are accomplished and successful speech-language pathologist and audiologists.

You have made a smart selection in choosing to apply to the Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology at Murray State University. Please read over the admissions process carefully.

Murray State Graduate Admission Standards

Applicants must meet the Murray State University requirements for admission. In addition, applicants must have

  • a baccalaureate degree in communication disorders or equivalent from a regionally accredited institution
  • a minimum 3.0 undergraduate grade point average
  • submission of official Graduate Record Examination scores by application deadline
  • successful completion of the following prerequisite courses (or their equivalents) at the time of application

*We recognize the non-Murray State undergraduate student may have different course names as well as variations of programs of studies, all courses will be reviewed against course catalogue descriptions when the transcript is received.

Prerequisite Courses

  • CDI 215 Clinical Phonetics
  • CDI 310 Anatomy and Physiology
  • CDI 315 Speech Science
  • CDI 325 Pediatric Speech Disorders I
  • CDI 340 Speech and Language Development
  • CDI 345 Pediatric Language Disorders I
  • CDI 405 Audiology
  • CDI 451 Aural Rehabilitation
  • CDI 465 Neuroanatomy
  • CDI 470 Pediatric Speech Disorders II
  • CDI 472 Pediatric Language Disorders II

**We do not require minimum GRE scores at this time. However, GRE scores are evaluated across the applicant pool. Applicants who do not have a baccalaureate degree in communication disorders or the prerequisite coursework should apply for the post-baccalaureate program.

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