Admission Requirements

Admissions Requirements - Deadline February 1

The requirements for admission to the program are:

  • Three (3) letters of reference (professors preferred)
  • Professional goals statement
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended
  • A personal interview
  • Submit prerequisite coursework

Prerequisite courses must include the following:

  • Three (3) credits in biological sciences
  • Three (3) credits in physics/ chemistry
  • Three (3) credits in statistics
  • Six (6) credits in behavioral and/or social sciences
  • Twelve (12) credits in basic communication processes, including at least one course in each of the following: anatomy and physiology, the physics of sound, language development, phonetics
  • Six (6) credits of introductory courses in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Six (6) credits of introductory courses in hearing science and audiology.

Students must complete a minimum of 56 hours of graduate coursework to be eligible for a Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology.

While the Molloy M.S. SLP program is no longer requiring the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) as a requirement for admission, New York State (NYS) does require the GRE for certification as a Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD). While you may be admitted to the Molloy M.S. SLP program without GRE scores, under current NYS requirements you will need to complete the GRE requirement prior to our submission of your TSSLD recommendation to NYS. Other U.S. states and municipalities may have similar requirements.

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Student Outcomes Data

Average Accepted Graduate Student Profile

Year GPA GRE V GRE Q GRE Writing
2019 3.57 148 145 4
2018 3.6 148 146 4
2017 3.62 144 147 4
2016 3.54 146 145 4

PRAXIS Examination Pass Rate of Graduates

Year Number of taking Praxis Number Passed Exam Pass Rate
2020 43 39 88 percent

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