Northeastern University on behalf of its Bouve College of Health Sciences and Stonehill College have arranged for the preferred admission of up to eight Stonehill College students who satisfy certain requirements into the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology Program in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) at Northeastern University. The agreement prepares future speech-language pathologists for the rigors of clinical practice in educational and health care settings through a comprehensive program of study that emphasizes teamwork and interdisciplinary approaches to complex service delivery issues.


  • Early consideration for admission after December 15th with all application materials submitted through CSDCAS and verified for early review
  • All applicants will be considered for competitive scholarships but this Agreement does not guarantee an award


  1. Anticipated successful completion of Bachelor’s degree from Stonehill between May 2022 and May 2023, or alumni who satisfy the specific requirements within this Agreement will have (1) year after graduation to apply through this Agreement for matriculation no later than the fall of 2023
  2. Completion of prerequisite courses (as listed below) with a grade of ‘B’ or higher
    • Introduction to Audiology
    • Phonetics
    • Normal Language Development
    • Introduction to Speech and Hearing Science
    • Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism
    • One semester of Chemistry OR Physics
    • Statistics
    • General Psychology
    • Human Biology
  3. A minimum overall GPA of 3.40 at Stonehill
  4. Submission of all application materials by December 15th for matriculation the following fall term
  5. A successful on-campus interview

Application Requirements

  1. Apply online
  2. Personal statement
  3. 3 professional letters of recommendation
  4. Official transcript(s)


Northeastern University
Questions about the Speech-Language Pathology Program
Dr. Lorraine Book

Questions about the application process
Bouvé Graduate Office of Enrollment Management

Stonehill College
Andrew Leahy, advisor, Pre-Health Professions