Saint Louis University

Communication Sciences and Disorders Graduate Program

Highlights of our graduate program:

  • Top ranked program in Missouri by the US News and World Report, Best Graduate Schools, 2009
  • Recognized leader in multicultural issues and education related to communication disorders
  • Annual distinguished lecturer series featuring nationally recognized experts in speech-language pathology
  • Early Childhood Language/Literacy Center
  • International Adoption Clinic
  • Extensive on-campus and external clinical practicum placements
  • Connections with SLU's Doisy College of Health Sciences
  • Research opportunities across the lifespan
  • Available and supportive faculty
  • Excellent Praxis success rate
  • Accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing  Association (ASHA)Leveling - graduate students

Many of our graduate students receive funding to support their education. Our graduate funding consists of tuition scholarships and graduate assistantships stipends.

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Students enrolled in Saint Louis University's Communication Sciences and Disorders graduate program must complete all academic coursework that is included on the Plan of Study on the SLU campus at the time it is offered. Exceptions to this policy are addressed only in extenuating circumstances and are granted at the discretion of the Department Chair.

If you already have a bachelor's degree in a different discipline and are interested in pursuing a career in speech-language pathology or audiology, but do not have the necessary undergraduate pre-requisites, you may wish to inquire about our Leveling Program. For more information about the courses offered in the Leveling Program, please refer to the Plan of Study. Completion of the Leveling Program does not guarantee admission to the graduate program in speech-language pathology at Saint Louis University or any other university.

For more information about the Graduate Program at Saint Louis University, please contact:

Mitzi Brammer, Ph.D.

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Saint Louis University
3750 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108



The Masters program with the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in Speech-Language Pathology at Saint Louis University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

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