Speech-Language Pathology, M.S.
Speech-language pathologists identify and treat speech, language, and swallowing disorders, contribute to differential diagnosis, and provide guidance on prevention and preservation of functional communication and swallowing across the lifespan.
You may pursue a graduate degree via one of two tracks. Track
1 is an intensive four semester applied program for those who
have completed the pre-professional requirements and a bachelor's
degree. Track 2 is a six semester program, with the
first two semesters meeting pre-professional requirements, and the
final four semesters an intensive applied program.
Why Study Speech-Language Pathology at Grand Valley?
- GVSU is known for interprofessional health sciences and is one of two universities in Michigan offering all therapy programs.
- Rigorous, community-based clinical education coursework in all semesters of the program.
- The program offers unique experiences, resources, and research opportunities and is located on the Medical Mile in downtown Grand Rapids, MI.
- Named one of the top speech-language pathology graduate programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
- Fully accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.