Speech-Language Pathology (M.S.)

Are you ready to enter one of the fastest growing fields in health care? Leverage Towson University’s central location to gain practical experience at the region’s top healthcare centers and schools.

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Towson University’s speech-language pathology master’s program provides a perfect balance of solid academic coursework and practical clinical training experience. First-year classes are scheduled around on-campus practicum. Second-year classes are offered at times that allow students to participate in off-campus practicum during daytime hours.

This strong curriculum leads to high passing rates on the National Praxis Examination in Speech-Language Pathology. In the past three years, more than 95 percent of Towson University students passed on their first attempt. View degree requirements and course descriptions in the Graduate Catalog. The Program of Study (PDF) provides a course sequence to complete the master's in two years.

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Exceptional Faculty

Speech-language pathology classes are primarily taught by full-time faculty, 90 percent of whom hold Ph.D.s in their areas of specialization and are nationally recognized for their work. Faculty members eagerly engage Towson University students in their research, resulting in student presentations at national conferences and publications in research journals. Clinical supervision is provided by both full-time faculty and adjunct faculty from local medical and education centers, with various areas of specialization.

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Tuition and Program Fees


Prospective students can review the current TU tuition and fee schedule on the Student & University Billing Office's website.

SLP M.S. Program Fees

Fees for All Students Cost
Typhon Clinical Hours Documentation $90
Clinic Name Tag $15
Modified Barium Swallow Virtual Training (SPPA 628) $79
Stipend for Off-Campus Clinical Supervisors $240/semester for each off-campus placement (paid to Towson University as a student fee for the course)
Placement Dependent Fees  
CastleBranch Criminal Background and Drug Screen $60-$85 depending on placement requirements
CPR Training $15
Parking/Tolls/Gas Transportation costs vary with placement

Why Towson University?

National Accreditation

The Master's of Science (M.S.) education program in Speech-Language Pathology (residential) at Towson University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. 

Hands-on Experience

You’ll gain hands-on experience during your on-campus practicum at Towson University’s Speech and Language Center.

The center offers unique training programs including the interdisciplinary Stroke Survivor Group, International Adoption Clinic, Stuttering Support Group, Adult Language and Literacy (ALL) clinic, and Speech and Language Preschool Program.

Great Location

Towson University’s convenient location in the Baltimore-Washington corridor provides access to some of the top medical and educational off-campus practicum settings in the country, including hospitals, nursing homes, schools, clinics and rehabilitation centers.

Once you earn your degree, you will be certified for positions in health care or education, or pursue advanced degree work.