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Online SLP Master's Program and Prerequisite Courses

We are the first accredited online master's SLP program in Pennsylvania

SLP Online

Our online graduate and undergraduate prerequisite courses are primarily synchronous; however, if students are unable to attend a class or classes, they may access the recordings by requesting a link from the faculty member. For the graduate online program, an on-campus summer clinical residency is required before students can proceed to fieldwork. Discounted summer housing is available on campus. See the Graduate Online Program application section below if you are applying for the graduate online program.

If students do not have a bachelor’s degree in communication disorders/speech-language pathology, but have a bachelor’s degree in another field, they can take our undergraduate online prerequisite courses before applying to the online SLP master’s program. See the Prerequisites section below if you are applying for the undergraduate online prerequisite courses only.

Our unique, state-of-the art hands-free technology allows for a more personalized classroom experience because we use automated switching technology with voice activated facial recognition cameras to provide studio quality high-level instruction. If professors walk around the classroom while lecturing, the online students can see professors because cameras in the classroom follow the professors. If students who are physically in the classroom ask questions, cameras zoom into the students who ask questions. Online students can also participate and they are projected on the classroom screens for the entire class to see and actively engage in conversation. The multi-camera and intelligent switching system follows the conversation with clean, broadcast-style cuts allowing for an unparalleled learning experience.

Graduate Online Program

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Students seeking to enroll in the graduate online program must provide documentation of a bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology/communication disorders.

Students must apply using the below button
AND selecting: SLP Online Master’s Program from the drop down menu.

2023-2024 Costs:

Tuition $925 Per Credit
General Fee $35 Per Credit
Course and program fees may apply.

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Pre-Requisites

We offer several undergraduate prerequisite online courses for students with a bachelor’s degree. Students may use these courses as prerequisites when applying to any master’s speech-language pathology program. Our online courses are primarily synchronous; however, if students are unable to attend a class or classes, they may access the recordings by requesting a link from the faculty member.

Apply for Pre-Reqs

Students seeking to enroll in these prerequisite courses must provide documentation of a bachelor’s degree in any field with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

  • Students must apply using this link  - AND -
  • Select:  Non-Degree/Certificate/Certification/Professional Development/Endorsement in the drop down menu, and then selecting Non-Degree followed by Speech Pathology Prerequisites

Tuition for this coursework if offered at the affordable adult accelerated Expressway tuition rate of $460 per credit and $35 per credit general fee in the 2023-2024 academic year.

Expressway

We offer the following online prerequisite courses:

SLP 210 - Introduction to Communication Disorders

SLP 215 - Development Across the Lifespan

SLP 220 - Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing

SLP 230 - Phonetics

SLP 250 - Speech and Hearing Science

SLP 310/512 - Methods and Critical Consumerism in Research

SLP 330 - Introduction to Audiology

For course descriptions, please refer to the university catalog using this link:

Course Descriptions - Misericordia University - Acalog ACMS™

AFTER APPLYING, STUDENTS INTERESTED IN REGISTERING FOR THE SPEECH PATHOLOGY ONLINE GRADUATE PROGRAM OR PREREQUISITES SHOULD CONTACT MAUREEN SHERIDAN, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS, AT MSHERIDAN@MISERICORDIA.EDU