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Direct Admission Policy

Students new to SIUE with a strong academic record may be granted direct declaration to the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology program. Students seeking direct admittance must have earned at least a 25 ACT or 1130 SAT and at least a 3.75 high school grade point average or rank in the top 10% of their high school graduating classes to be eligible. Early declaration will guarantee a student admission to the program contingent upon meeting and maintaining the following requirements:

  • Admission to SIUE

  • Good academic standing at SIUE, if applicable

  • Maintaining a combined GPA (all post-secondary work) of 3.0 or higher

  • Completion of SPPA 201 with a B or better

  • Completion of 42 semester hours or more of college-level coursework

  • Guaranteed admittance after submission of program application. Program application must be submitted during freshmen year by calendar deadline. Please submit to:

Program Director
Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1147

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Kathryn Brady, Ph.D.,
2009, University of Missouri, Columbia

Steffany M. Chleboun, Ph.D.,
2006, University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Amie M. King, Ph.D.,
2010, University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign

Marie Klopfenstein, Ph.D.,
2012, University of Louisiana - Lafayette

James V. Panico, Ph.D.,
2005, University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Teralandur K. Parthasarathy, Ph.D.,
1987, University of Texas - Dallas

Mrs. Erica Shepard
Clinic Coordinator

Mrs. Patty Awalt 
Clinical Instructor

Mr. Tedd Masiongale 
Clinical Instructor

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