Graduate Program Open House

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Dates for 2020 have yet to be determined due to the unprecedented circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. Please contact our department for specific questions about our programs.

Graduate Program Open House Registration Form

  • If you are seeking insight or a personal perspective from one of our current graduate students, please reach out to Alaina Leadman at or second- year graduate student Jessica Sayre at



Marshall University is located in Huntington West Virginia. We are 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 our graduate assistant, Alaina Leadman, at who will assist you with any logistical questions that you have. We look forward to meeting you.