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 Guidelines for applicants. The M.S. 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.
*A GRE requirement has been temporarily suspended for the 2021-2022 application cycle
Complete and submit the following items:
- Application through the WSU Graduate School
- Personal Statement
- Three completed recommendation grids (instructions below)
Applicants are required to submit personal statements (maximum 350 words) about topics such as 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.
Applicants are asked to include names and contact information of three recommenders, including instructors, employers, and/or volunteer supervisors. The Graduate School will contact each for recommendation.
The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences uses a recommendation grid in place of a traditional recommendation letter. Referees must download and complete the grid found below before uploading online.
Applicants may be invited to interview, either in person or on Skype.
Graduate Program Coordinator