Grand Valley State University

School of Health Professions

Speech Language Pathology


322 Henry Hall

Allendale, MI 49401

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The speech-language pathology graduate program is a four-semester program for students who have completed necessary preprofessional requirements and a bachelor's degree. Why study Speech-Language Pathology at Grand Valley? Grand Valley is known for health sciences, and is one of only two universities in Michigan now offering all therapy programs. Located in the heart of the Medical Mile in downtown Grand Rapids, the program offers unique learning experiences, resources, and research opportunities. The program is in the process of applying for candidacy from the American Speech Language Hearing Association. Accreditation is anticipated by the fall of 2013. Two cohorts a year offering small, intimate classes. Community-based practicum placements. Faculty members are involved with local, state, and national organizations. Excellent job opportunities.


The programs in speech-language pathology and audiology at GVSU were designed to comply with rigorous standards for accreditation. Both programs are applying or will apply for accreditation by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA), which is affiliated with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). An accredited status must be awarded prior to enrolling students.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

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