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Speech-Language Pathology

Department of Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology



For admission contact:
Dr. Kerry Proctor-Williams

Application Deadline: February 1st

Admission Process

  1. Application – (type "Speech Pathology" in the Graduate Program Search bar, click Search and then Apply Now)
  2. Application fee - $55.00 (domestic) $65.00 (international)
  3. Personal statement
  4. Curriculum Vita or Resume
  5. Copy of log of 25 clinical observation hours under the supervision of an SLP or a statement of when they will be completed
  6. Unofficial transcripts from ALL previously attended colleges/universities
  7. 3 letters of recommendation (attached to application)
  8. Official GRE General exam received from ETS:
    ETSU School code – 1198
    Communicative Disorders Department code – 0620

If admitted, we will require official transcripts from ALL previously attended colleges/universities, other than ETSU, prior to the end of the first semester (must be received in a sealed school envelope or emailed to by the school).

Mailing Transcripts to:
East Tennessee State University
School of Graduate Studies
PO Box 70720
Johnson City, TdN 37614-1710

Any questions about the application process please contact:

Shella Bennett, M.Ed., CPS
Data Analyst/Graduate Specialist
East Tennessee State University
School of Graduate Studies
P.O. Box 70720
Johnson City, TN 37614-1710
Phone: (423) 439-4708
Fax: (423) 439-5624

On your application:

Indicate on the application whether you want to be considered for Graduate Assistantship or Tuition scholarship.

Answers to a number of commonly asked questions regarding our SLP program and admission process can be found in our FAQ page.

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Applications are processed in the order they are received.
Application Deadline: February 1st for Fall


Offered for second year graduate students at:

VA Medical Center   |   Mountain Home   |   Mountain Region Speech-Hearing Center


Assistantships. Full tuition scholarships and half-time graduate assistantships are available for over 50% of graduate students through the Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (ASLP). In return, students are to fulfill departmental assignments for 8 to 10 hours a week.

Numerous campus-wide tuition scholarships and graduate assistantships are also available to students. For more info visit the FAQ page.

Additional information:

Tennessee Teacher Grant
Graduate Catalog
Tuition & Fees*
Financial Aid

*Does not include special Course fees for CDIS courses.

There are no undergraduate major requirements for this program.
The length of the program for SLP undergraduate majors is 2 years.
Thesis is optional. View 2017 Teacher Cohort Manual here.

We offer prerequisite courses for this program. View the full list here.
13-18 pre-requisite credit hours is required for matriculation.
41-50 academic credit hours is required for the program.

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