Frequently Asked Questions
HOW OFTEN ARE STUDENTS ADMITTED TO THE MSLP PROGRAM?
Admission to the MSLP Program occurs once per year. The program is currently accepting applications for Fall 2022. All required materials must be received by February 15 for consideration.
IS FINANCIAL AID AVAILABLE FOR THE PROGRAM AT APSU?
There are several available options for financial aid including loans, grants, scholarships and graduate assistantship opportunities. Contact the APSU Financial Aid Office for more information.
IS THE GRADUATE RECORDS EXAM (GRE) REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION?
Yes, the GRE is required for fall 2022 applicants. APSU GRE code is 1028.
DO YOU HAVE AN ON-CAMPUS CLINIC?
Yes, students will complete supervised practicum experiences at the APSU Speech-Language, and Swallowing Clinic.
WILL MY GUIDED OBSERVATION HOURS COUNT AT APSU?
Yes, contingent on the APSU Clinic Director verifying the hours.
WHAT IS YOUR ACCREDITATION PROCESS?
The program was awarded Candidacy Status in February 2022.
The Master of Speech-Language Pathology (MSLP) residential education program in speech-language pathology at Austin Peay State University is an Applicant for Candidacy 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, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. Candidacy is a “preaccreditation” status with the CAA, awarded to developing or emerging programs for a maximum period of 5 years.
IS THE PROGRAM ONLINE?
No. The delivery of the MSLP program will combine on-campus and online distance learning to deliver the curriculum using a hybrid model. the first year experience will be comprised of traditional Face-to-Face course delivery with web enhanced instruction as appropriate to the course or experience. Beginning in the second year the instructional delivery methods will shift to more online and hybrid courses for academic content.