The program offers both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology which may be completed in five years plus the following summer session, instead of the typical six years. In the Bachelor of Science coursework, you’ll get a strong foundation in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. With the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology, you will be prepared to meet certification standards and Massachusetts state licensure requirements for entering clinical practice.

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

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.

The College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College ranks #10 in the nation for our graduate Speech-Language Pathology Program as reported by U.S. News & World Report. And Boston University’s reputation as a liberal arts and research 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.