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Master of Health Science, Emphasis in Speech-Language Pathology

Admission criteria

Deadline for Summer entrance: February 1

  • Undergraduate GPA: 3.0 (on last 60 hours of course work)

Minimum English Proficiency Requirements

Test Type Total Score Reading Listening Speaking Writing
TOEFL Internet-based 100 20 20 28 20
IELTS Academic 7 6 6 8.5 6

Minimum GRE Scores

When did you take the GRE? Verbal + Quantitative
Prior to August 1, 2011 1000 (preferred)
On or after August 1, 2011 300 (preferred)

Required Application Materials

For the Communication Science and Disorders Program

Please contact the program directly for application process, before you begin a Graduate Studies application.

For the Office of Graduate Studies

  • Completed Graduate Studies online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.  
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

Admission process

Personal interviews may be requested. Acceptance for admission to master’s level study is determined by the Departmental Graduate Admissions Committee.

Prerequisite course work

If the student’s undergraduate major is in a field other than communication disorders, the student must have completed, or be in the process of completing, all required prerequisite coursework prior to applying to the MHS program.  Please contact the department for pre-application advising.  

Admission contact information

Nick Anagnostis
301 Lewis Hall
Columbia, MO 65211