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Please join the faculty, staff, and students on September 29, 2023, for our Fall Graduate Open House. The Department of Communication Disorders will host two opportunities on this day. Students may register for either a virtual open house from 9:00 – 11:00 am or an in-person / on campus open house from 1:00 – 3:30 pm.  A link to the virtual open house will be sent to students on September 23, 2023. We look forward to meeting you and highlighting various aspects of our program of excellence. Topics which will be discussed include but are not limited to: admissions requirements, tuition, scholarships / graduate assistantships, curriculum, clinical experiences, faculty expertise, research opportunities and a tour / virtual tour of the department/clinic. Questions? Contact Graduate Admissions Chair, Jen Baker at

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Marshall University is located in Huntington West Virginia. We are a very proud institution that offers a quality education and diverse experiences in state-of-the-art clinical facilities.  The Department of Communication Disorders is excited to host an open house to invite prospective graduate students to the Marshall Campus.

Marshall University’s Master of Science in speech-language pathology program offers:

Enriching Academic Opportunities

  • Nationally Accredited, 6-semester program
  • Applicable/Relevant Coursework
  • Specialty Electives (Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Seminar, Dysphagia, Gerontology)
  • Study abroad to Jamaica and Uganda

Unique Clinical Opportunities

  • Diverse clinical programs addressing pediatric and adult populations
  • Interprofessional collaboration through multidisciplinary clinics (e.g. ASD Clinic, ALS Clinic, Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Clinic)
  • Excellent preparation for employment
  • Variety of externship placements including distant sites
  • Specialized clinical experiences
  • The Luke Lee Listening Language and Learning Lab
  • Interprofessional Health Student Organization (IPHSO)

Diverse Research Opportunities

  • Designated “R2” research institution by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education
  • Community of Research Practice (CoRP)
  • Variety of Faculty-led research
  • Thesis study-track option

Enjoyable Quality of Life

  • Strong Faculty Support
  • Thriving campus and surrounding community

Financial Aid

  • Graduate Assistantships
  • Scholarships

Contact Us

Feel free to e-mail Jen Baker ( who will assist you with any logistical questions that you have. We look forward to meeting you!

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