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How to apply

If you are not sure which track is appropriate for you, contact the program director
Dr. Angel Ball at 702-992-2535 or

Note: If you are inquiring on pre-master's prerequisite courses, you must have a 3.0 in your prior undergraduate degree. All pre-master's leveling applicants should contact the program director. The pre-master's leveling process is under development at this time. Completion of pre-master's work at NSC does not guarantee acceptance into the master's program.

Interested? Do you qualify?

1. Are you a lifelong learner, able to think critically, attend to ethical issues, be prepared for high academic and clinical integrity during your education, and be concerned with client welfare?

2. Did you complete a minimum of 3.0 GPA in undergraduate degree in the field of Speech-Language Pathology or Communication Sciences and Disorders by the date of application?

3. Will you have you completed a Bachelor’s degree in the field of Speech-Language Pathology or Communication Sciences and Disorders?

4. Have you completed or plan to complete the GRE and request that your scores be sent to Nevada State College prior to application deadline. No minimum required at this time, but scores will be considered in admissions process. If your score is older than 5 years, please contact the program director.


5. Are you aware that all applicants must be able to pass a background check to work in clinical settings?

How do I apply?

Application instructions are on the electronic application available via the links below. You will be asked for the following information on the application. All materials must be received by February 1, 2019 for consideration.

1. Carefully complete the online application.

2. Provide contact information, and respond to short questionnaire.

3. Upload resume.

4. The online application site will also ask you to write an essay. (instructions are on the application form) (maximum of 300 words in total).

5. Submit emails of potential recommenders from two of the following (clinical supervisor, college instructor/professor, work supervisor if in related field – e.g. allied health, child services). Recommendations are implemented online via a form-based system that involves a direct connection between NSC and the person providing the recommendation. You may use the online system to check the status of received letters of recommendation, but the content of the references will remain confidential.

6. Submission of official transcripts. *This includes NSC official transcripts.

Official transcripts can be mailed to:

Office of Admissions & Recruitment
ATTN: Graduate College
1125 Nevada State Drive
Henderson, NV 89002

7. GRE scores sent to Nevada State College. NSC's institution code is 0009 and the Major Field code is 0620.We highly encourage the request for electronic GRE scores for faster processing. We will accept paper copy, those may take longer to process.

Click here to go to the admissions application page and apply for the MEd. Speech Language Pathology.


Note: Top candidates may be asked for a video of personal statement and response to interview question (max 5 minutes). We will individually ask for this material. Do not submit this in the application form or via email unless requested.


All students, current and prospective, may begin completing the 2019/2020 FAFSA now at  NSC will begin processing in November and plan to being sending award offers in spring (posted Oct 24, 2018)

For more information about types of financial aid available:


Page updated as of 1/9/2019

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