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Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology

  • Earn your Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Minnesota State University Moorhead. This professional degree is an entry-level clinical degree in the field of speech language hearing sciences. Upon completion of this program, students are qualified for clinical positions to diagnose and treat communication disorders throughout the nation. MSUM’s master’s degree program requires five semesters of study.

    The Master's education program in Speech Language Pathology at Minnesota State University Moorhead is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

    See the Speech-Language Pathology requirements

  • Benefits of an MSUM Speech-Language Pathology Degree
    MSUM Speech-Language Pathology student outcome data is outstanding, with 100 percent of graduates passing the Praxis examination and finding related employment, and 99 percent completing the program within the expected time frame.
    MSUM’s Speech Language Hearing Clinic is unique to the area and provides a range of services for children and adults with communication difficulties. You'll get hands-on experience working with real clients during your education. MSUM is also home to the Regional Assistive Technology Center and Auditory Processing Clinic.
    The academic programs offered in Speech Language Hearing Sciences at Minnesota State University Moorhead are designed for students who are interested in the normal and disordered processes of human communication.
    Gain experience using extensive computer-based clinical and research instrumentation for speech and voice analysis, audiology, augmentative communication, iPad therapy applications and electronic medical records.
    If you are seeking the necessary undergraduate background in speech-language pathology in order to prepare for graduate study, you will enroll as an undergraduate transfer student for one year.
    Speech-Language Pathology graduate students volunteer for speech, hearing, language and memory screenings; attend stuttering support groups; present at regional and national conferences; and gain insight on the speech-language pathology profession through a variety of other means. Faculty with diversified expertise and experience are easily accessible and ready to assist you throughout your time in graduate school.

    Careers & Outcomes

    MSUM Speech-Language Pathology alumni are well-equipped to enter the workforce and continually find success in the field. Our graduates enjoy 100 percent job placement.

  • Affordable + Value =
    A Smart Investment
    MSU Moorhead is an excellent value. Compare MSUM’s tuition to other private and for-profit colleges and even public universities, and you’ll see we are competitively priced. Our graduates prove the value of our programs.
  • Speech Language Pathology News & Events
    • Public meeting announcement for re-accreditation
      Monday, September 30 | 4:30 p.m. | Murray 204 PUBLIC MEETING Announcement Minnesota State University Moorhead Speech Language Pathology Master’s […]
    • Community Autism Forum
      Thursday, April 18 | 6-8 p.m. | Comstock Memorial Union Ballroom Graduate students from the speech-language pathology program at MSUM, physical therapy students from U of Jamestown, and occupational […]
    • SLP conference fundraiser
      November 13-18, seven second-year graduate students of the MSUM Speech-Language Pathology graduate program attended the American Speech Language Hearing Association […]
    • Speech-Language Pathology program represented at national convention
      The Speech-Language Pathology program was well-represented at the American Speech Language Hearing Association national convention Nov. 14-17 in Boston. Student […]
    • Benz featured on national NSSLHA blog
      Mariah Benz, second year graduate student in the Department of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) was featured the National […]
    • 5 SLP graduate students to present at Boston convention
      The Speech Language Pathology graduate program was notified they had 4 thesis students and one portfolio student accepted during a […]
    • Speech-Language Pathology program well-represented at national convention
      The Speech-Language Pathology program was well-represented at the American Speech Language Hearing Association national convention Nov. 9-11 in Los Angeles. […]
    • Fall Bake Sale
      Thursday, Oct. 5 | 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | CMU Please join some of the Speech-Language Pathology graduate students […]
    • Master your future with a graduate degree
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    • Master your future with a graduate degree
    • Graduate Week: November 7-10
      Why should you stick around for Grad School at MSUM? A follow-up report of graduate students from MSUM with a Master’s […]
    • Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Students Hold Community Autism Forum
      Thursday, April 28 | 6:30-8 p.m. | CMU Ballroom The graduate students of the speech-language pathology program at MSUM encourage […]
    • CAA team visits campus Sept. 29-30
      The Speech Language Pathology Graduate program is in the process of receiving reaccreditation from the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA). […]

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