Online SLP Post-Bacc Programs

Programs are listed alphabetically 


California State University, Northridge

Cost: $758/unit, $22,740 for the entire program

Academic Schedule: Start Fall, 2 years

Admissions Requirements: BS/BA from accredited institution, Minimum 2.5 GPA, undergrad transcripts.

Perks: Automatic admission to CSUN's online SLP master's program, faculty mentorship. Refer here to see how to receive direct acceptance into CSUN's online SLP program


California State University, San Marcos

Cost: $349/unit + $60 fees, $11,577 total (tuition and fees)

Academic Schedule: Start summer or spring, 3 semesters (1 year), full-time

Admissions Requirements: BS/BA from accredited institution, Minimum 2.5 GPA, undergrad transcripts, English proficiency requirement (international students only), Must reside in an approved state

Perks: SLP preparation certificate. Completion of observation hours; They have a non-cohort option for people who have already completed 4 or more pre-reqs completed or who want to take courses at their own pace, see here


Calvin University

Cost: $625.unit ($13,125 total)

Academic Schedule: 6 start dates throughout the year; 1 year commitment, part-time or full-time scheduling available

Admissions Requirements: Transcripts

Perks: Certificate in Speech and Hearing Foundations. Financial aid available

Comments: Faith-based approach to learning, must earn 3.0 GPA in the program


Columbia College

Cost: $395/unit (18 credit hours total), recommend contacting the program to verify tuition

Academic Schedule: No information provided

Admissions Requirements: No information provided

Perks: Awards a speech-language pathology leveling certificate. Program offers out-of-field ASHA required coursework, but they recommend taking these before enrolling in the program.

Comments: Columbia college also has an in-person program.


Eastern New Mexico University

Cost: $275/unit

Academic Schedule: Fall or Spring start, 1-2 years to complete if all courses needed

Admissions Requirements: Application to the communication sciences and disorders leveling courses

Perks: Take only the courses you need

Comments: The process for applying and enrolling is unclear based on the information on the website, consider reaching out to the program to speak with a faculty advisor


Florida State University

Cost: $485/unit

Academic Schedule: Fall, Spring, or Summer start, 1 year (3 semesters) to complete

Admissions Requirements: BA/BS from an accredited college or university, Min 3.0 GPA, written admissions essay

Perks: Take only the courses you need

Comments: The process for applying and enrolling is unclear based on the information on the website, consider reaching out to the program to speak with a faculty advisor



Idaho State University

Cost: Tuition (not stated) + Online Fee of $319/unit

Academic Schedule: Not stated

Admissions Requirements: BA/BS from an accredited college or university.

Perks: Awards a Pre-Professional Certificate in Pre-Speech-Language Pathology

Comments: Very little program information on their website. Contact Donna Parker at oclsd@isu.edu for more information


La Salle University

Cost: $735/unit + $410 fees (each semester)

Academic Schedule: Summer, Fall, or Spring start, 1 year

Admissions Requirements: BA/BS from an accredited college or university

Perks: Online courses are asynchronous. Students may choose to enroll in only the courses that they need. Program offers courses needed to fulfill out-of-field requirements (e.g., biology, chemistry, etc.).

Comments: They also have an in-person program. See In-Person SLP Post-Bacc Programs for information on in-person program.

Cost: Not Stated. General information about tuition can be found here.

Academic Schedule: 5 courses, schedule and commitment not stated

Admissions Requirements:  Application accepted on a rolling basis. 

Perks: Post-Bacc certificated in Speech-Language Pathology.

Comments: Students have the option of earning a second bachelor's, but those students should plan accordingly as the application is different. 


Longwood Professional Studies

Cost: Virginia Resident: $280/unit, $10,640 total (tuition only);
         Non-Virginia Resident: $355/unit, $13,490 total (tuition only)

Academic Schedule: Summer, Fall, or Spring start

Admissions Requirements: Completion of online application

Perks: This is a non-cohort program, you can take classes as needed; Financial aid is available for the SLP pre-requisite courses


San Diego State University

Cost: $345/unit, $11,040 (tuition only)

Academic Schedule: Fall, Spring, or Summer start, 3 semesters (1 year) if you're taking all courses

Admissions Requirements: Information not provided on the website

Perks: Courses are completely asynchronous

Comments: Open to students with a bachelor’s degree or currently enrolled in a four-year institution; students cannot be pursuing a degree at SDSU. Program does not accept students in Georgia, Nevada, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Washington DC, West Virginia;


SUNY at New Paltz

Cost: $353/unit

Academic Schedule: Fall, Spring, or Summer start, 3 semesters (1-1.5 years)

Admissions Requirements: Minimum 2.8 GPA, BA/BS from accredited institution, Personal statement
Perks: Students may take only the courses they need, part time or full time, no deadline to complete course

Comments: Only two grades below B- are permitted to stay in the program


Texas Woman's University

Cost: Not stated, contact the program

Academic Schedule: Summer start, 1 year

Admissions Requirements: Minimum 3.25 GPA, BA/BS from accredited institution, Names, titles/positions, employers, and email addresses of two recommenders; One-page letter of intent

Comments: Students must maintain grades of A or B to continue in the program. Program offered only to individuals who plan to apply to the TWU SLP master's program.


University of Colorado Boulder

Cost: $353/unit ($1,060/course, ~$8,500/entire program),

Academic Schedule: Summer start (application deadline, early March), 4 semesters (1 year, including 2 summer semesters)

Admissions Requirements: Minimum 2.8 GPA, BA/BS from accredited institution.

Perks: Financial aid, same tuition for out-of-state and in-state; Non-cohort (a-la-cart) classes are available in there is space in the class


University of Maryland College Park

Cost: $374/credit (tuition only)

Academic Schedule: Fall start, 15 month commitment, full-time

Admissions Requirements: Minimum 2.0 GPA, BA/BS from accredited institution, Transcripts, Letter from dean confirming date of graduation

Perks: You can take classes in the evening, great for individuals working full-time


University of Montana

Cost: Not stated, contact program

Academic Schedule: Fall, Spring, or Summer start, 1 year, full-time

Admissions Requirements: BA/BS from accredited institution

Perks: Awards CSD leveling certificate. Students can complete additional ASHA requirements through UM distance learning options. Courses are asynchronous


University of Nebraska at Kearny

Cost: NE Resident: $259/unit
         Out-of-state: $396/unit

Academic Schedule: Summer or Fall start (unclear, contact program); 3 semesters (1 year: summer, fall spring)

Admissions Requirements: BA/BS from accredited institution

Perks: Also prepares for entry for doctoral degree programs in Audiology


University of South Florida (online second bachelor's)

Cost: FL resident: ~$211.19/unit
          Out-of-State: ~$573/unit (tuition only, this tuition is for the in-person program, online program is           similar)

Academic Schedule: Fall or Spring start, 2 years full-time

Admissions Requirements: Pre-requisite courses (Statistics, Physics or Chem, Pyschology)

Perks: BA in Language, Speech, and Hearing Science. Research opportunities (possibly)

Comments: Little information is available on their website about the online second bachelor's, consider contact the school directly for more information.


University of South Florida (non-cohort program)

Cost: FL resident: $241.9/unit
         Out-of-State: $605.01/unit (tuition only)

Academic Schedule: Fall or Spring start, take only the courses you need

Admissions Requirements: Completion of BA/BS from accredited institution, Minimum 3.2 GPA (preferred), Official transcripts

Perks: You can take as long as you need, but you need to take courses in their prescribed order; recommended sequences here if you need all 7 courses; Courses are first-come first-served

Comments: Handy FAQ page here; Program brochure here


University of St. Augustine

Cost: $550/class

Academic Schedule: Unclear on website

Admissions Requirements: Completion of BA/BS from an accredited institution, official transcripts

Perks: Courses are taken as needed; You can take classes in the evening, great for individuals working full time

Comments: It seems that leveling courses are only for their admitted graduates, but this is unclear, consider contacting the university for more information


University of Vermont

Cost: VT resident: $678/unit
         Out-of-state: $1,720/unit

Academic Schedule: Start Fall, Spring, 1 year (3 semesters: fall, spring, summer)

Admissions Requirements: Completion of BA/BS from an accredited institution, Min. GPA of 2.75

Perks: Program awards a Speech-Language Pathology Pre-Master's Track Certificate Classes are asynchronous.

Comments: Program recommends that students complete out-of-field ASHA requirements prior to applying


University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

Cost: $405/unit

Academic Schedule: Start Fall, Spring, or Summer, 1.5 - 2 years

Admissions Requirements: Completion of BA/BS from an accredited institution

Perks: Classes are asynchronous. Program encourages people to take courses part-time and prioritize other aspects of life; students can skip a semester and stay enrolled if time off is necessary.


Utah State University

Cost: $369/unit, $15,498 (tuition only)

Academic Schedule: Fall, Spring, or Summer start, 3 semesters (1.5 years)

Admissions Requirements: BA/BS from an accredited college/university

Perks: Classes can be taken as needed (non-cohort); Program Offers classes in statistics, biological science, physical science, and social/behavioral science if needed to meet requirements for SLP grad school


Western Kentucky University

Cost: $551/unit (25 units total)

Academic Schedule: Summer start, 1 year (4 semesters: summer, fall, spring, summer II)

Admissions Requirements: BA/BS from an accredited college/university or degree in progress,; degree must be completed by time of enrollment, Minimum 3.0 GPA.

Perks: Students can waive classes if already taken somewhere else

Other comments: Courses have designated weekly or biweekly synchronous class meetings times.
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