Each year the department enrolls students who earned their undergraduate degrees in other fields before finding the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology profession. The department offers as second bachelor's degree program for returning students with a completed bachelor's degree in another field.
Option 1: Admission into Graduate School
Students interested in the doctoral degree program in Audiology may apply for the program with a bachelor's degree in any field. However, students must meet the pre-requisite course requirements. Follow this link for information about the Doctor of Audiology (Au. D.) program.
Option 2: Admission into the Undergraduate Second Bachelor's Degree Program
Admission is limited to 5-10 students per year based on undergraduate GPA. Second Bachelor's Degree students are admitted directly to the undergraduate SPPA major and complete their undergraduate courses in 2 years. After completing the degree, students can apply to graduate school at Towson University or elsewhere. Applications are due by April 30 each year. Admissions decisions are made in early June. Students who have not completed their first undergraduate degree at the time of admission will not be considered. For more information refer to the Towson University undergraduate catalog, or contact the Second Bachelor's Degree Office, or the main office of the Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology and Deaf Studies.
Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology and Deaf Studies