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Frequently Asked Questions

1. How is Touro College's Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) structured?
The Graduate Program in SLP confers the Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology. The program is approximately two years in length. The curriculum has two components-classroom and experiential. The classroom component covers theoretical knowledge. The experiential component gives the student the opportunity to accrue the necessary clinical hours needed for American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) certification.
2. Is Touro College's Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology accredited?
Yes. The Graduate Program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of ASHA.
3. What are the requirements for admission to the Graduate Program in SLP?
For a full list of requirements, please visit the admissions requirements section of this web site. This section lists prerequisite courses, and has information about transfer credits and other requirements for admission to the program. If you have specific questions about prerequisite requirements, please contact Professor Hindy Lubinsky, Chair and Program Director.
4. Does the GraduateProgram in SLP require GREs?
Yes. Applicants must submit official score reports for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test.
5. What Grade Point Average (GPA) is required?
Students should have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
6. How competitive is admission to the program?
Admission to the program is extremely competitive; each entering class numbers approximately 50 students. As such, the indicated admission standards are minimums, and the program typically admits students who exceed those minimums.
What is the size of individual classes?
Individual classes are typically limited to 25 students. More than one section of a course may be offered in a given semester.
8. How can I apply?
An application package can be found on this web site.
9. When should I apply and how much is the application fee?
Applications received after February 6, 2015 must be accompanied by a $75 fee (vs. $50 for pre-deadline), and will be considered (1) only after all regular applications have been reviewed and (2) if places in the entering class are still available.
10. Can I enter the program in a spring semester?
No. Entry into the program as a matriculated student is in the fall semester only. However, visiting students may request entry as a non-matriculated student for a course, based upon availability.
11. What is the current tuition?
The tuition for the 2014-2015 fall semester is $780 per credit. Tuition and fees are subject to change. Please see the tuition section of the website for current information on tuition and fees.
12. What type of financial aid is available to help fund my education?
Students enrolled in the Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology are eligible to apply for federal loan assistance, which is available in various forms. Specific information regarding federal loans can be obtained by contacting the Office of Financial Aid , which is located at 950 Kings Highway. The graduate SLP program also participates in the New York City Department of Education Scholarship Program. Information about the NYC DOE programcan be found at:www.teachnycprograms.net No scholarships to the SLP program are offered directly by Touro College.
13. Can an applicant be accepted into the program before all prerequisite courses are complete?
Applicants who have prerequisite courses in progress may be accepted on a conditional basis. However, all courses must be completed prior to registration for classes.
14. When are classes offered?
Classes are typically offered in the early afternoons and evenings. Externship and clinic placements are usually scheduled during the daytime.
15. Is the campus accessible by public transportation?
Yes. The campus is located on Avenue P between East 18th and East 19th Streets in Brooklyn and is easily accessible via public transportation.