Speech-Language Pathology Pre-Professional Program

DEGREE OFFERED

No degree (Non-degree program)

CAMPUS OPTIONS

Main Campus (Union, NJ)
Online (Distance Learning Option)
 

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Fall:          June 1
Spring:     December 1
Summer:  May 15

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Speech-Language Pathology Pre-Professional Program is housed in the School of Communication Disorders and Deafness. The purpose of the program is to provide foundational preparation for students who have an academic and/or professional background in a field other than speech-language-hearing sciences and disorders who intend to apply for entrance into a graduate program in speech-language pathology or audiology.

*This program does not meet the requirements for Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)*

In addition to the University’s admission requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 (lower GPA's will be considered)
  • Statement of purpose
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
  • Professional Resume/CV
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (for applicants whose native language is not English). Exceptions can be made for students who have completed at least 6 credits of college level English courses from a U.S. institution, or who have submitted SAT or ACT exam scores.
  • Interview at the discretion of Program Coordinator/School of Communication Disorders & Deafness

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

CDD 2254

Phonetics

3 credits

CDD 2256

Early Speech and Language Development

3 credits

CDD 2260

Anatomy and Physiology of the Ear and Speech Mechanism

3 credits

CDD 3252

Speech, Language, Communication Disorders Across the Lifespan

3 credits

CDD 3259

Basic Audiology

3 credits

CDD 3269

Neuroscience for Speech and Hearing

3 credits

CDD 3271

Speech and Hearing Science

3 credits

Total:  21 credits
 

Important note

During the summer, not all sections are offered.  Additionally, there may be limited enrollment options; not all sections are offered online.

 

FOR INFORMATION REGARDING APPLICATION

grad-adm@kean.edu
908.737.7100

Program coordinator

DR. KAREN KUSHLA
East Campus, Room 104G
kkushla@kean.edu

 

Updated 8/3/17