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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. Thursday and Friday classes also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday.

Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert.

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The Master of Science in Communication Disorders is designed to prepare professional speech pathologists to meet the needs of the communicatively impaired in hospitals, clinics, nursing facilities, and schools. It is also designed to meet the academic and clinical requirements of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association, leading to national certification and state licensure.

Admission Requirements

Admission to the Communication Disorders program is competitive. Individuals interested in applying should view the department website for additional information prior to applying.

To learn more, visit SLP Program Webpage

Program Requirements

For more information on the Communication Disorders program at WKU, visit the SLP Program Webpage.


WKU offers a Pre-SLP Program for students who lack the 8 prerequisite courses required for admission to the WKU Master's degree program.

Additional Information

For additional information including admission procedures, program requirements and more, visit the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

The Communication Disorders Department at Western Kentucky University (WKU) was established in 1975, and accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology in 1993.

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