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Admission & Advising
The Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) at Florida International University offers the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP) degree and a certificate program to complete the required prerequisite courses. The certificate programs are either the Certificate in Speech-Language Pathology (WHICH IS CURRENTLY BEING PHASED OUT) or the Graduate Certificate in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
SLP CERTIFICATE PROGRAM PREREQUISITES (PROGRAM IS BEING PHASED OUT)
GRAD CERTIFICATE PREREQUISITES
Individuals who have completed a bachelor’s degree in a discipline different from Communication Sciences & Disorders or Speech-Language Pathology must complete additional admission requirements before applying to the Masters' program. Prior to acceptance, applicants need to successfully complete ten (10) prerequisite courses or their equivalents. These courses are:
To be eligible for consideration for admission to the SLP Masters program, all applicants must meet the minimum admission standards set by the University Graduate School at FIU. A different set of admission requirements apply for students who need to take the Graduate Certificate track. Please review the admission requirements for your specific CSD program of interest.
Upon acceptance and orientation to the FIU Masters' SLP program, each student will be provided with a faculty advisor who will meet with them on a regular basis to guide them through their course of study in coordination with the chair of the program and the Coordinator of Clinical Education. For students in the Graduate Certificate program in CSD, their faculty advisor is the chair of the CSD program.