Students applying to the M.A. SLP program must have an undergraduate degree with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 from an accredited college or university (or its equivalent from a foreign institution) to be eligible for admission.
Students must also complete the following undergraduate prerequisite courses prior to, or concurrent with, the master’s degree program. IU course(s) that would satisfy the prerequisite requirements are listed below each requirement, and course descriptions are listed at the bottom of the page.
- Acoustics/Speech Science: IU relevant courses: S350 – Speech Science
- Speech Anatomy and Physiology: IU relevant course: S201 – Speech Anatomy and Physiology
- Audiology/Hearing Science: this course must include some content related to audiological testing and treatment: IU relevant courses: S429 – Topical Seminar in Hearing Science (Principles of Audiology)
- Child Language Development: IU relevant course: S333 – Childhood Language
- Phonetics: this course must include transcription using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) - IU relevant course: S111 – Introduction to Phonetics for Speech and Hearing Science
Most, if not all, students who enter the master’s degree program with an undergraduate degree in speech and hearing sciences (or communication sciences and disorders) will have already completed these prerequisites.