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Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Master of Science Speech and Hearing Sciences


The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences’ Master of Science in speech-language pathology is a member of the Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP). The WRGP allows students to enroll at participating institutions outside of their home state and pay resident tuition. The participating states are Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences follows the WSU Graduate School Requirements for applicants. Each application will be submitted through CDCAS. The MS SHS requires application and admittance. A cumulative GPA of 3.2 of the last 60 semester credit or 90 quarter credits is required. The program admits for fall semester only.

*We are not requiring the GRE

Complete and submit the following items:

  • Application through the CDCAS
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume
  • Three completed recommendations

Personal Statement

Applicants are required to submit personal statements that include experiences you are most proud of, a challenge that led to positive changes in your life, and preparations you have undertaken to meet the rigors of graduate school. (500-word maximum).


Applicants are asked to include names and contact information of three recommenders, including instructors, employers, and/or volunteer supervisors. They will be able to upload their recommendation directly to CDCAS.


Applicants may be invited to interview via Zoom.

Become a Speech-Language Pathologist



Kelsey Meyer
Academic Coordinator/Advisor