Learn about how our master's in SLP can prepare you to gain practical experience and make a positive impact in the lives of others.

Online with On-Campus Residencies

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Complete your coursework online and attend one on-campus residency week per term (except Term 4) on our Austin or Dallas campus.

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Hands-on Innovative Learning

Practice using state-of-the-art endoscopy equipment and other high-tech learning tools. Gain new skills through immersive virtual simulations and on-campus clinical lab experiences.

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Student-First Philosophy

Get top-quality academic experience and career preparation through our blended learning model, support services, and special events.

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Interprofessional teamwork

From your very first trimester, you’ll collaborate with your peers in other rehabilitative science disciplines and learn how to elevate the patient experience.


Break the barriers of communication and improve your patients' quality of life.

Impact lives with your Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP) degree.

Learn how our flexible online MS-SLP program stands apart.


Join an immersive community of speech-language pathologists.

In our MS-SLP program, you'll be part of a cohort of peers learning online (with both synchronous and asynchronous elements) and meeting in laboratory settings once per term. Complete practica both virtually and in person. Your faculty mentors will guide you in preparing for your Praxis exam and launching your career. You will also earn a certificate in cultural and language diversity.

MS-SLP Program at a Glance

  • Online coursework
  • Four residency weeks on our Austin or Dallas campus
  • 55–58 credit hours over five trimesters1 (1.7 years)
  • September and January start dates
  • Two trimesters of virtual clinical practica
  • Three trimesters of on-site clinical practica
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Apply now to join our Fall 2022 online MS-SLP cohort.


Help people gain confidence with your master's in speech-language pathology.

With an MS-SLP from USAHS, you’ll be well prepared to work with a diverse group of patients across their lifespan and in a variety of settings, including clinics, schools2, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and homes.

  • Identify and manage a full range of communication conditions.
  • Collaborate as a valuable member of an interprofessional team to promote improved patient health and outcomes in complex healthcare systems.
  • Put your critical thinking skills, cultural competence, and ethical standards into practice—along with your compassion, empathy, and grit.

I'm so grateful I went to USA! If I'd gone to another school, I wouldn't have had these experiences with high-tech diagnostic equipment.

Bethany W., CCC-SLP '20

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The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) is a graduate institution that offers degree programs in graduate nursing, health administration, health science, physical therapy, occupational therapy, education, and speech-language pathology, as well as continuing education programs.

Founded in 1979, USAHS has locations in San Marcos, California; St. Augustine, Florida; Miami, Florida; Austin, Texas; and Dallas, Texas.

USAHS is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 1001 Marina Village Parkway, Suite 402, Alameda, CA 94501, (510) 748-9001, www.wascsenior.org

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Take the next step toward a rewarding career in speech pathology.

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1 Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress, credits transferred, and other factors.

2 Note: Some states require an additional certification or license in order to work in a school setting. Students should be advised that the USAHS MS-SLP program is designed and intended to prepare graduates for SLP licensure in many states. However, graduates may need to complete additional requirements to be eligible for a license or certificate to work in a school setting or to have the ability to complete practicum in a school setting in his/her particular state of residence or school district, depending on the state and/or school district’s unique requirements. Students should contact the state board of education or his or her school district directly to determine if the USAHS MS-SLP program meets the requirements for state SLP certification or licensure in a school setting.

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Impact lives with your Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP) degree.

Break the barriers of communication and improve your patients’ quality of life.