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Post Baccalaureate Program in Communication Disorders

The post baccalaureate plan prepares the student with course content applicable to the pursuit of a master's degree in Communication Disorders. Students are encouraged to begin the program in the Fall semester. Deviations require prior department approval. Prospective post baccalaureate students should complete the application form and contact the post-baccalaureate advisor to set up an advising appointment.


Apply to Eastern Washington University and confirm acceptance to the university
Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.75

Applications for post baccalaureate study are accepted March 15 to May 15th with confirmation required by July 1st.  Acceptance into the post baccalaureate program does not guarantee the student automatic acceptance into the graduate program in Communication Disorders. Post baccalaureate students must apply for graduate study upon completion of the curriculum.

The post baccalaureate program is on the semester schedule. This means the program begins the third week of August and ends early May. Required courses for the profession are guided by the knowledge and skills outcomes of the certification standards for the CCC-SLP as set forth by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) see

What will I study?

The post baccalaureate option is designed for graduates from any discipline. The post baccalaureate student will study selected courses from the undergraduate curriculum. It is recommended the student have course work for each of the following areas: biological sciences, physical sciences, mathematics and the social/behavioral sciences. Appropriate course work in biological sciences could include biology, general anatomy and physiology, neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, or genetics. Course work in physical sciences could include physics or chemistry. Course work in behavioral sciences could include psychology, sociology or cultural anthropology. Course work in math must include a statistics course.

Course Schedule for the entire post-baccalaureate year (assuming full-time enrollment).

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