Application Requirements

All application materials, including specification of the desired graduate program (SLP or SLPTC), are due to the Office of Admission by February 1.

Application Materials:

1. Completed online application

2. Application fee

3. GRE scores

4. Two letters of recommendation*; additional letters will not be read

5. All official undergraduate transcripts

6. ASHA requires a minimum of 25 observation hours. Students are encouraged to complete these hours prior to beginning the graduate program. In the event that a student has not completed these hours prior to beginning the program, they must be completed by the end of Block 1 of the first fall semester.

7. All students must mail a health certification report prior to the first day of classes to:

201 Hammond Center
Ithaca College
953 Danby Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Note: any additional materials submitted (e.g., résumé, personal essay) will not be read.

Additional requirements if applying for a graduate assistantship:

*Students seeking a graduate assistantship must check the box on the online application form, and submit one additional letter of recommendation (in addition to the two required letters).

Additional information for Ithaca College undergraduate students majoring in SLPA who are interested in applying for automatic acceptance into the graduate program:

  • Students who are currently enrolled in the SLPA major at Ithaca College, and who have a minimum overall GPA of 3.7 by the end of fall semester of the senior year, are automatically accepted into the graduate program.
  • Students in this situation must still submit an online application, application fee, GRE scores, official undergraduate transcripts, and one letter of recommendation only if applying for a graduate assistantship.

Lastly, all prerequisites must be completed prior to entry into the graduate program.