Emerson's Online Master's in Speech Pathology

Complete in as Few as 20 Months

Speech@Emerson’s evidence-based curriculum prepares you for SLP certification through a blend of live, online classes and in-person clinical fieldwork. You will graduate as a generalist in the field, able to work with people of all ages living with a range of challenges, such as autism, swallowing disorders, and aphasia. Speech@Emerson is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.


Emerson’s on-campus MS in Communication Disorders is a top 20–ranked program*. Through Speech@Emerson, you can attend this respected program from anywhere in the country.

5-term and 9-term tracks available

Can be completed in as few as 20 months

Multiple start dates throughout the year

Rolling admissions

About Emerson

Emerson College was founded with speech and communication as two of its original disciplines. Today, Emerson remains at the forefront of the field of speech-language pathology, preparing clinicians to use their skill and creativity to address any communicative challenge their clients may face.


Hands-on experience at clinical sites approved by Emerson faculty

Foundational courses offered online for career-changers

Support from a close-knit community of faculty and students


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*Based on U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 “Best Speech Pathology Programs” list.