Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Speech Language Pathology

Speech Language Pathologist working with young girl

The new Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology (MS-SLP) program is a two-year, 60-credit, program designed to provide diverse academic and clinical experiences in the field of communication disorders and sciences to ensure that graduates have the competencies to excel as independent clinicians and as members of collaborative clinical teams.  It is housed within the Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences, which also includes graduate programs in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Athletic Training.

The first entry term for our MS in Speech Language Pathology will be Fall 2021.

Program Highlights

The MS-SLP graduate program offers the following:

  • an academic and clinical program with an interprofessional focus in the context rehabilitation sciences
  • the large Jefferson network of hospital and medical sites, early intervention settings, schools and community programs that serve clients with a variety of communication and swallowing disorders across the lifespan.
  • an on-campus Clinical Skills & Simulation Center that uses simulation experiences to enhance clinical skills
  • opportunities for advanced study that will prepare students for focused clinical experiences within the medical/rehabilitation setting and which help prepare graduates for specialized clinical fellowships in voice and swallowing

This is a full-time, 60-credit, cohort program that prepares students for the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) as well as for state licensure and school certification in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. It includes 3 part-time and 1 full-time practicum experiences in a variety of clinical settings. Additional advanced elective coursework will be available, along with related clinical experiences, for students wishing to specialize in various areas of medical speech-language pathology.

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Application Requirements

The Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology (MSSLP) is a graduate degree program for students with either a Bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology/communication sciences and disorders or those who have completed prerequisite coursework at a regionally- accredited institution.

The first entry term for our MS in Speech Language Pathology will be Fall 2021.

Contact Us

Jefferson College of Rehabiliation Sciences

901 Walnut Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: 215-503-8010

Thomas Jefferson University

Office of Admissions
Phone: 215-503-8890
Email: TJU.Admissions@jefferson.edu