Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology
The M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology degree at ACU is a nationally recognized program with competitive admission.
The program prepares students for careers as speech-language pathologists (SLPs) in health care and educational settings. ACU enjoys a high success rate for graduates taking the national examination for certification, and a high employment rate for graduates completing the program. View our student outcome data here.
The Masters program in Speech-Language Pathology prepares students to meet the certification requirements, established by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, in order to practice as SLPs in the United States. Speech-language pathologists are also required to be licensed to practice in the states in which they reside and work. Educational requirements for licensure vary by state. To obtain information on how the ACU Speech Pathology program prepares you for licensure, click here.
This program is offered at the main campus in Abilene and the satellite/branch campus located in Addison, Texas. Abilene students attend classes at the Abilene campus and participate in clinical placements within the Abilene area. Dallas students attend classes at the Addison campus and participate in clinical experiences within the many communities in the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area. Both Abilene and Dallas students may have an opportunity to participate in clinical externships across the country in their summer and final clinical placements. Students are not required to travel between the two campuses. All students must apply through the CSDCAS portal and are encouraged to indicate a preference of campus during the application process.
Our faculty are dedicated to providing instruction and clinical education/supervision throughout the two-year program. Contact us to learn more about our bilingual track, unique mentorship program, and experienced faculty.
Interested in our MSLP Leveling program? If so, please do not fill out a CSDAS application. Instead, please fill out our regular graduate application here.