Students with a background in a field other than speech-language pathology, will complete the Preparatory phase courses listed below before entering the Core phase.
Students with bachelors’ degrees in speech-language pathology will begin takingcourses immediately.
In addition to the graduate coursework, ASHA (CFCC) requires that students have completed one undergraduate course in each of the following areas: biological sciences, physical sciences (physics or chemistry), math-based statistics, and behavioral/social sciences. The section of speech-language pathology at the University of Louisville requires an earned grade of C- or higher in each of the aforementioned areas. Please see Requirements for ASHA Certification for more information.
Only current University of Louisville undergraduate students may enroll in Preparatory phase courses without applying to the program. These courses may be taken as electives. Completion of the courses does not guarantee admission into the Core phase of the program. Student must formally submit an application to the Graduate School and qualify for admission. Post baccalaureate students must be formally accepted to the preparatory phase.