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Admission to the B.S./M.S. track

A student may apply to the B.S./M.S. track either as:

Program models are listed below.

Admissions Entering Freshmen

Entering freshman (Fall admission only), who have demonstrated exceptional academic performance in high school may be admitted into the B.S./M.S. track. An application may be obtained from the Admissions Office or simply fill one out online at My LIU. Admission to the B.S./M.S. track does not constitute progression to higher-level courses required for the M.S. degree. Students must meet specific competency standards at the end of their freshman and sophomore years in order to continue in the track. Only students who have a minimum cumulative 3.5 grade-point average overall as well as in required SLP courses by the end of the spring semester of their sophomore year, will be permitted continuation in the B.S./M.S. track.

Admissions Criteria

Admission to the B.S./M.S. track is competitive and requires:

  • A minimum high school grade-point average of 3.2
  • Completion of a high school program of study in liberal arts and sciences to include four units of English, three units of math and two units of science (biology and physics)

Admissions Procedures

  • Applicants will be required to submit a completed application (See below), three academic letters of recommendation and a personal statement.
  • The CSD Admissions Committee will review applications. Those applicants meeting the above criteria may be invited to a personal interview and to complete a writing sample in order to evaluate writing proficiency.
  • Applicants must demonstrate English writing proficiency.

Submitting an Application for Admission

All applicants must apply for admission to Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus. Please apply online at My LIU or use the Apply Now link in the top navigation bar. For more information on the admissions process, visit the Office of Admissions Web site.

Academic Standing

  • In order to continue in the B.S./M.S. track, students must achieve a minimum grade-point average of B+ in the following courses: SPE 100: Voice and Diction; SLP 100:Culture, Communication and Language I; SLP 104: Phonetics; SLP 113: Anatomy & Physiological Bases of Speech and Language I; SLP 125: Culture, Communication and Language II; SLP 133: Speech Science I.
  • All students must maintain a 3.5 grade-point average with no grades lower than "B" in math,
    science, psychology and advanced SLP courses.
  • Students who receive a grade lower than a "B" in any course must retake that course. Students may not retake more than one SLP course. If a student receives more than 1 grade below "B," the Academic Standing Committee will review his or her academic record and determine whether he or she will be permitted to continue in the B.S./M.S. track.
  • Students leaving the B.S./M.S. track may continue in the B.S. degree track in CSD as long as
    they meet the requirements for that program.

Admissions Current Students

Students currently enrolled in the CSD track at the Brooklyn Campus may apply to the B.S./M.S. track. Undergraduate students are invited to apply once they have completed a minimum of 45 credits. Students should apply to the B.S./M.S. track by March 1st for September admissions. An application may be obtained from the Office of Admissions.

Admissions Criteria

Admission to the B.S./M.S. track is competitive and requires:

  • Completion of 60 undergraduate credits by date of admission,
  • A minimum overall grade-point average of 3.2
  • A minimum grade of B- in each required SLP course, (SLP 100: Culture, Communication and Language I; SLP 104: Phonetics; SLP 113: Anatomy & Physiological Bases of Speech and Language I; SLP 125: Culture, Communication and Language II; SLP 133: Speech Science I).
  • A satisfactory interview
  • A demonstration of English writing proficiency

Admissions Procedures

  • Applicants will be required to submit a completed application (See below), three letters of recommendation (two academic), and a personal statement.
  • The CSD Admissions Committee will review applications. Those applicants meeting the above criteria may be invited to a personal interview and to complete a writing sample in order to evaluate writing proficiency
  • Applicants must demonstrate English writing proficiency

Submitting an Application for Admission

All applicants must apply for admission to Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus. Please apply online at My LIU or use the Apply Now link in the top navigation bar. For more information on the admissions process, visit the Office of Admissions Web site.

Academic Standing

In order to continue in the B.S./M.S. track:

  • Students must maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.2.
  • Students may not receive grades lower than "B-" in math, science, psychology and advanced SLP courses
  • Students who receive a grade lower than a "B-" in any course must retake that course. Students may not retake more than one SLP course. If a student receives more than 1 grade below "B-", the Academic Standing Committee will review his or her academic record and determine whether he or she will be permitted to continue in the B.S./M.S. track
  • Students leaving the B.S./M.S. track may continue in the B.S. degree track in CSD as long as they meet the requirements for that program

Admissions Transfer Students

Transfer students who expect to earn an Associate of Arts and Sciences by the spring semester prior to fall admissions may apply.

Admissions Criteria

Admission to the B.S./M.S. track is competitive and requires:

  • Completion of 60 undergraduate credits by date of admission
  • A minimum overall grade-point average of 3.2
  • Undergraduate courses must include English composition, psychology, introduction to speech (voice and diction) and science (biology and physics)
  • A satisfactory interview
  • A demonstration of English writing proficiency

Admissions Procedures

  • Applicants will be required to submit a completed application (See below), three letters of recommendation (two academic), and a personal statement.
  • The CSD Admissions Committee will review applications. Those applicants meeting the above criteria may be invited to a personal interview and to complete a writing sample in order to evaluate writing proficiency
  • Applicants must demonstrate English writing proficiency

Submitting an Application for Admission

All applicants must apply for admission to Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus. Please apply online at My LIU or use the Apply Now link in the top navigation bar. For more information on the admissions process, visit the Office of Admissions Web site.

Academic Standing

In order to continue in the B.S./M.S. track:

  • Students must maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.2.
  • Students may not receive grades lower than "B-" in math, science, psychology and advanced SLP courses
  • Students who receive a grade lower than a "B-" in any course must retake that course.
  • Students may not retake more than one SLP course. If a student receives more than 1 grade below "B-", the Academic Standing Committee will review his or her academic record and determine whether he or she will be permitted to continue in the B.S./M.S. track.
  • Students leaving the B.S./M.S. track may continue in the B.S. degree track in CSD as long as they meet the requirements for that program.