CSD Graduate Programs’ Entrance Requirements for Students Without CSD Backgrounds What is the appropriate preparation to enter a graduate program in either speech-language pathology or audiology? Historically, programs have offered the bachelor’s degree in the communication sciences and disorders (CSD) major, expecting students to complete that before going on to graduate study. At the same time, many institutions have ... Article
Article  |   October 01, 2004
CSD Graduate Programs’ Entrance Requirements for Students Without CSD Backgrounds
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  • Jay Lubinsky
    Governors State University, University Park, IL
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Article   |   October 01, 2004
CSD Graduate Programs’ Entrance Requirements for Students Without CSD Backgrounds
SIG 10 Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, October 2004, Vol. 7, 6-7. doi:10.1044/ihe7.2.6
SIG 10 Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, October 2004, Vol. 7, 6-7. doi:10.1044/ihe7.2.6
What is the appropriate preparation to enter a graduate program in either speech-language pathology or audiology? Historically, programs have offered the bachelor’s degree in the communication sciences and disorders (CSD) major, expecting students to complete that before going on to graduate study. At the same time, many institutions have admitted students directly into their graduate CSD programs without the CSD undergraduate major. Programs vary in entry requirements to graduate study in CSD.
The known variation in the admission procedure prompted a question to the Division 10 list serve in May 2004. The open-ended question asked list serve subscribers about their policies regarding admitting students who did not have an undergraduate major in CSD (“non-CSD”).
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