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Master of Science in
Speech-Language Pathology

male and female student in speech pathology lab

The Master of Science program in Speech-Language Pathology at West Virginia University provides academic and clinical instruction across the lifespan as well as employment settings (i.e., healthcare and education). Therefore, graduates of the program are qualified to seek employment in a wide variety of settings, including schools, hospitals, clinics, special treatment centers, and private practice.

Why choose our program:

See what our students had to say about why they chose WVU:


Attend an open house to learn more!

In fall 2019 we will be hosting two open houses where you can learn more about our program, visit the campus and clinical facilities, and meet some of the faculty. Please check back later for information about 2020 open houses.

On-Campus Open House
Friday, October 18, 2019 
Location: WVU Evansdale campus, Morgantown, WV
Time: 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. EST

Schedule of events:
1:00-1:30 Program review
1:30-2:00 Panel of graduate students and alumni
2:00-2:30 Meet-n-greet
2:30-3:00 Optional tours of department, clinic, and research laboratories


Online Open House
Friday, November 1, 2019
Location: Online (virtual open house)
Time: 1:00 p.m.- 2:30 p.m. EST

Schedule of events:
1:00-1:30 Program review

1:30-2:00 Graduate student panel

2:00-2:30 Video tour of department, clinic, and research laboratories

We will use GoToMeeting to host the online open house. Download the GoToMeeting app to join the open house from your computer, tablet, or smartphone. You can also dial in using your phone: United States: +1 (646) 749-3122. If you plan to use the app, we recommend installing it ahead of time so that you are set up before the open house begins.

On the day of the event, join the meeting using the link below or by calling in. The access code is 419-691-925.


The master’s (M.S.) education program in speech-language pathology at West Virginia University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

CAA accredited speech-language pathology

WVU is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The Educator Preparation Provider (EPP) at WVU is currently accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and is a Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) eligible provider.