Northeastern University 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 Programa> 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


  • Anticipated successful completion of Bachelor’s degree from Stonehill in May of the senior year, or alumni who satisfy the specific requirements within this Agreement will have (1) year after graduation to apply through this Agreement
  • 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
  • A minimum overall GPA of 3.40 at Stonehill
  • Minimum GRE verbal score of 155; minimum GRE quantitative score of 153; and a minimum GRE analytic score of 4.0
  • Submission of all application materials by December 15th for matriculation the following fall term
  • A successful on-campus interview

Application Requirements

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


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

Questions about the application process
Ilira Grilli:

Stonehill College
Andrew Leahy, advisor, Pre-Health Professions