Program Admissions | Communication Sciences & Disorders Post-Bacc

Students with a bachelor’s degree in a discipline other than communication sciences and disorders must complete a sequence of prerequisite courses to apply to graduate programs in speech-language pathology.


The School of CSD at Pacific University offers a post-baccalaureate program to allow students from diverse academic backgrounds to complete coursework in normal speech, language, and hearing processes in preparation for application to graduate programs in speech-language pathology or audiology.

The entire communication sciences and disorders post-baccalaureate course sequence may be completed through on-campus courses on our Forest Grove Campus or online via a blend of pre-recorded courses and virtual meetings with your professors. Additional information about the program is available in our frequently asked questions (FAQ).

Application Process

To apply for admission into the Post-Baccalaureate Program, students must:

  1. complete and submit the Communication Sciences & Disorders Post-Bacc Online Application, and
  2. Submit one official transcript from each college/university attended, and
  3. Submit a personal statement (up to 200 words) which outlines why you are applying to the program and includes your professional goals. Please send personal statements to

Preferred Application Deadlines

For Fall Semester: August 12th
For Spring Semester: January 10th

Contact Us

Josie Kochendorfer | Assistant Director of Graduate & Professional Admissions
503-352-1435 |