Academics / Academic Programs

Combined Bachelor of Science in Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences/Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology*

Program Director:

Kristine Strand, EdD, CCC-SLP617-353-7539

The program offers both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology which may be completed at the end of the fall semester of the sixth year. In the undergraduate coursework, you’ll get a strong foundation in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. The graduate portion, which is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA), will prepare you to meet certification standards and Massachusetts state licensure requirements for entering clinical practice.

Due to the accelerated time frame, you can expect to be challenged by your professors, courses, and clinical work, as well as by your fellow students. The entire program is designed to give you a rare combination of advantages and learning opportunities.

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The College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College is rated in the top 8% in the nation for all of its graduate programs. And Boston University’s reputation as a liberal arts and researc

h institution spans the globe, helping us attract the best professors and practitioners to teach our courses and mentor our students. Those who choose to continue their studies are highly successful in gaining admission to top doctoral and professional programs.

*Note: The BS/MS program is only open to BU Sargent College speech, language & hearing sciences undergraduates who have completed the required courses at Boston University. This program is not open to transfer students.