FOR UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS:
Spring Semester - October 1
Fall Semester- June 1
*Please Note: If the deadline falls on a weekend, applications are due the preceding business day.
Candidates interested in becoming speech-language pathologists (SLPs) must apply for admission to the Speech-Language Pathology Pre-professional Preparation program. Admission is selective. Acceptance into the Speech-Language Pathology Pre-professional Preparation program is required for completion of the bachelor's degree and eventual application to a Master's degree program.
*Applications will be reviewed by an Admission Review Committee.
The following requirements must be met when submitting an application for formal admission to the undergraduate Speech-Language Pathology Pre-professional Preparation program.
All application materials must be submitted together as a packet.
*Please Note: Follow the directions on the Application Checklist and complete forms listed below.
The undergraduate speech-language pathology major provides the foundational skills for candidates who will pursue a graduate degree in speech-language pathology in either PK-12 school or medical settings.
A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for graduation. Students majoring in speech-language pathology must maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 or better.
An undergraduate degree in speech-language pathology is a pre-professional degree which does not lead to a certificate endorsement in speech pathology to work in Nebraska schools. The certificate endorsement is recommended upon completion of the Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
|Advising||The College provides academic advising and support to students. We encourage you to consult with your advisor regularly for program information and planning. Contact Office of Student Services and Field Experiences at 402.554.2717.
|Field Experience||All speech-language pathology majors will participate in a minimum of 100 hours of classroom experiences in schools. Field experiences are embedded in identified professional courses.|
|Select Clinic||An undergraduate clinic practicum (SPTH 4510) provides an opportunity to transfer course knowledge into clinical skills under the direct supervision of a certified speech-language pathologist. This course is available on a selective basis only. To be considered for the course, students must submit a SPTH 4510 Application which is reviewed by a Clinical Review Committee. Approximately 5 students per semester will be chosen for this practicum experience.
A plan of study for the required courses in the undergraduate major is available by clicking the link below.
View the example plan of study for more information on course requirements.
SPTH 4510 Application for Clinic Practicum.