Speech-Language Pathology (M.A.)

For International Students

  • On campus

The Master of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology is focused on building clinical and professional competency in the field, as well as certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Our program is set apart from others by a strong focus on applied learning, cutting-edge research, and by our outstanding faculty, who are experts in their field.

Through our program, students will gain real-world, clinical experience at the Roy Eblen Speech and Hearing Clinic, and at a variety of satellite centers. In this work, students assess and treat a variety of speech, language, and hearing disorders.

Admission Requirements:

  • International Application for Admission
  • All post-secondary official transcripts sent directly from your current and/or all prior academic institutions that you have attended to the Office of Admissions at the mailing address listed below.
    • Mailing Address:
      • University of Northern Iowa
      • International Graduate Admissions
      • 002 Gilchrist Hall
      • Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0018
  • Minimum undergraduate grade point average of a 2.75 on a 4.0 point scale
  • Official TOEFL score of (90), IELTS score of (6.5), or Duolingo score of (110) to be considered for full admissions
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Resume/CV
  • Clinical observation hours (ASHA approved observation and clinical hours)
  • Applicant statement addressing the motivations for seeking degree and stating your desire to enter our program, career goals and attributes you possess that will make you successful in the program and as a future speech-language pathologist.

Application Deadlines:

  • Spring Semester: September 15th
  • Fall Semester: January 20th

Program Duration:

  • 2 Years

Graduate Funding Requirements: