Location: Cullowhee, Main Campus
Prerequisites: 3.0 GPA, required courses
Full-Time, 30 Person Cohort
App. Deadline: Feb. 15 - Fall Admit Only
63 Credit Hours, 21 Months to Complete
100% praxis pass rate and employment
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The Speech Language Pathology graduate program is a highly competitive, full-time program made up of a 30 person cohort. The application deadline for all students in Feburary 15, as cohorts begin in the Fall of each year.
At the time of matriculation, applicants must have earned an undergraduate degree and completed all ASHA pre-requisite courses (a biological science course, a chemistry or physics course, a social science course, and a statistics course).
The competitive applicant will have the following:
Applicants must complete Western Carolina University’s Graduate School application and pay the application fee.
Applicants must create an account through CASPer and take skills assessment through the CASPer system.
More information regarding this step will be posted soon!
The application deadline is February 15th. All application materials must be submitted to WCU Graduate School by that date.
All of the following application materials must be submitted through WCU application portal.
Speech Language Pathology practice requires certain aptitude, abilities, and skills to ensure success and client safety. Students accepted into the program must attest to meeting these essential functions.
Citizens of other countries, whose degrees are not from U.S. institutions, must have their transcripts and full course descriptions translated into English and evaluated by a recognized credential evaluation service such as World Education Services. International applicants from countries where English is not the primary language must submit a minimum score of 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), or 79 (Internet-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and provide a statement of financial responsibility.
If you have questions about the application process and status of your application, you may contact Dr. Tracie Rice (firstname.lastname@example.org).
If you have questions about improving your application to reapply in the future, you may contact Laura Trivette (email@example.com).