MS Application Requirements

Prerequisites

Students admitted to the Communication Disorders Master’s Program should have completed their undergraduate degree communication disorders, speech-language pathology, speech and hearing science. Students completing their undergraduate degree in other fields may also admitted; however, it will be necessary to complete the undergraduate major requirements as part of their graduate program.

Graduate Record Exam (GRE)

The program requires applicants to take the GRE. Most successful applicants have GRE Verbal and Quantitative scores that average above the median (50th percentile). Additional Information about the GRE may be obtained on the GRE website.

Grade Point Average (GPA)

The average GPA for admission is 3.8 and the GPA range of admitted applicants is at 3.6 to 4.0.

Letters of Recommendation

Three letters of recommendation are required to be submitted with the graduate studies application. Letters from PhD faculty are preferred but not required.

Statement of Intent

The Statement of Intent may address how the student became familiar with speech-language pathology, why they are interested in BYU's Masters of Communication Disorders program, research and career interests, and extenuating circumstances, i.e. a semester of poor grades.