College of Health Sciences

Communication Sciences and Disorders - Graduate

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Janine Schmedding-Bartley

Director Graduate Studies in Communication Sciences & Disorders

Assistant Professor

College of Health Sciences

Communication Sciences & Disorders

College of Health Sciences

Program website

859-323-1100

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The mission of the Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders is to serve the citizens of Kentucky and beyond by preparing graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to provide quality clinical services and assume leadership roles; by serving the community and the professions through provision of evidence-based clinical services, continuing education, and exchange of information among practitioners in communication disorders; and by promoting, conducting, and supporting research that contributes to the understanding and management of persons with communication disorders.

Master's Program Description

The Division of Communication Sciences & Disorders at the University of Kentucky offers a two-year master’s degree program in speech-language pathology. The program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Students who complete the program will typically meet the academic and clinical training requirements for the American Speech Language-Hearing Association’s (ASHA) Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology and for licensure in Kentucky and in most states with licensure requirements. 

Master's Application Requirements

The application through the CSDCAS Portal will require the folllowing:

  1. Official Transcripts
  2. Three letters of recommendation
  3. Responses to two written and two video prompts

CSDCAS must verify all official transcripts from anywhere credit has been earned. Applicants that submit transcripts in the fall will have an opportunity to submit updated fall transcripts after they recieve official grades, and CSDCAS will reverify them. More information can be found on the CSDCAS Applicant Help Center page.

Students with a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in speech-langauge pathology will begin their coursework in the summer semester and should select the Traditional Master's Program on the CSDCAS application.

Students who do not have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in speech-language pathology will begin their coursework in the fall semester and should select the Pre-Requisite/Master's Program on the CSDCAS application.

The GRE is not required for admission to this program.

Applicants must meet the Graduate School admission requirements.

Application Deadlines
  • Summer: January 15 for Summer 2 Admission (Only for students with a Bachelor's degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders/Speech Pathology).
  • Fall: January 15 for Fall Admission (Only for students with a Bachelor's degree in a field other than Speech Pathology).

Contact

Janine Schmedding-Bartley

Director Graduate Studies in Communication Sciences & Disorders

Assistant Professor

College of Health Sciences

Communication Sciences & Disorders

College of Health Sciences

859-323-1100

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