Admissions – MSLP

On-Ground MA/MS SLP and Online MA SLP Admissions Requirements

  • CSDCAS Application
  • Faulkner Graduate Application
  • Letter of Introduction - submitted through CSDCAS
  • Official academic transcripts from all previously attended institutions
  • Academic Transcript indicating an earned bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution - submitted through CSDCAS
  • Evidence of successful completion of academic coursework in
    • normal language development
    • phonetics
    • anatomy and physiology of speech and hearing
    • speech science
    • phonological and articulation disorders
    • language disorders
    • audiology
    • statistics
    • biological science
    • physical science (physics or chemistry)
    • social/behavioral science
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 of higher
  • Competitive GRE score - submitted through CSDCAS
  • Three letters of recommendation (at least 2 must be from faculty in the CSD/SLP major) - submitted through CSDCAS
  • Signed Essential Functions document
  • Application fee of $75
  • Submit a 2-5 minute video of the student answering the following questions:
    1. Why does the student want to be an SLP?
    2. Why does the student want to attend Faulkner University for his/her graduate training and what makes the student a “good fit” for the Faulkner SLP grad program?
    3. What challenges does the student anticipate coming into graduate school, both academically and clinically and what measures will he/she take to overcome them?
    4. Explain a situation wherein the student encountered conflict, and what measures the student took to remediate that situation.

International Students

In addition to the above admission requirements, the MA/MS SLP program requires the following items from international students:

  • TOEFL 100 iBT score or IELTS 7.5 overall score for applicants who native language is not English
  • Affidavit of Support for each individual source of funding
  • Bank Statements that support each source of funding
  • Copy of Valid Passport

For additional information, contact CHSAdmissions@faulkner.edu

Leveling courses required for students with a major other than CSD or SLP

  • normal language development
  • phonetics
  • anatomy and physiology of speech and hearing
  • speech science
  • phonological and articulation disorders
  • language disorders
  • audiology
  • statistics
  • a biological science
  • a physical science (physics or chemistry)
  • a social/behavioral science

Essential Functions Document

All applicants are required to sign and submit the Essential Functions document as a part of the application packet. Access the Essential Functions document here.

Steps to Apply

  1. Complete Faulkner online application
  2. Complete CSDCAS application
  3. Pay the application fee (debit or credit card) when you submit your application online
  4. Send official copies of transcripts from each university attended to CSDCAS
  5. Submit your personal Letter of Introduction and Essential Functions through CSDCAS
  6. The 3 Letters of Recommendation must be submitted directly to CSDCAS.
  7. Submit your personal video, which was recorded on YouTube, through CSDCAS.

For more information, please contact:

Graduate Enrollment
Faulkner University
Graduate Admissions
5345 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, AL 36109-3398
334-386-7343
CHSAdmissions@faulkner.edu

Financial Aid

Faulkner’s Financial Aid Office is happy to assist you with financing your education.

Seat Deposit

Upon admission to the on-ground/online Master's SLP program, students will be required to pay a $500 deposit to secure their seat in the cohort for that year. This deposit is non-refundable.