• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
The Master of Science program in Communication Disorders - Speech-Language Pathology at Adelphi University provides academic and practicum experiences basic to the development of clinical competence in the evaluation, diagnosis, and remediation of disorders of speech and language.


The mission of the Master of Science Communication Disorders - Speech-Language Pathology at Adelphi University is to provide students with a strong understanding of the connections between the scientific bases of our discipline and its clinical practice. We strive to prepare the finest professional and ethical research-based clinicians who can assess and treat children and adults with communication disorders within our scope of practice and from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.Strategic PlanThe strategic plan of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders includes the following 5 goals:

  • Continue to attract the most competent students.
  • Use technology to make learning in the classroom and the clinical setting more efficient and exciting for our students.
  • Continue to increase the program’s active research agenda by obtaining funding through grant submissions.
  • Increase the diversity of clients seen in our clinic and externship programs in order to provide a broader clinical experience for our students.
  • Continue to engage in interdisciplinary interaction and research with colleagues in related disciplines in order to identify common goals and initiatives.


The MS in SLP program at Adelphi University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Sound and Auditory Mechanism 
  • Anatomy and Physiology of The Speech Mechanism 
  • Phonetics
  • Clinical Audiology
  • Dev of Speech & Language 
  • Speech and Language Dev 
  • Survey of Dev Language Disorders
  • Survey of Speech Disorders 
  • Survey of Acquired Neurogenic Speech Disorders 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Rolling Admission
    • Applications received after the March 1 priority date will be considered on a space-available basis.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A personal statement or essay
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official copies of your score on the required SAT or the American College Test, ACT (Please note that the Writing section of the ACT is optional)
  • One or more letters of recommendation
  • An admissions interview
  • Résumé
  • Academic record of coursework
  • Level of achievement 
  • Standardized Testing (SAT or ACT)
  • College level coursework credentials 
  • Proof of graduation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36930 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18465 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    36930 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18465 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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