Loyola University Maryland

Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

Accepted Students

Congratulations, Class of 2025! We welcome you to Loyola’s graduate program in Speech-Language Pathology!

Save the Dates: Accepted Student Receptions

Attend one of our Accepted Student Receptions to meet faculty and current students, learn more about our program, and ask questions. 

In-Person Reception

Saturday, April 1, 2023
1-3pm Eastern
Loyola Clinical Centers - Belvedere 
Registration for this event has now closed.

Virtual Reception

Wednesday, April 5, 2023
Respond by April 5, 12pm at this RSVP link to let us know you will attend.

To Do Now:

To secure your place in the program, please complete the following items no later than the date listed in your acceptance letter:

  1. Accept your offer of admission through the Loyola application status page.
  2. Submit your non-refundable enrollment deposit of $500 by using the link on your status page that you will see after accepting the offer of admission.  
  3. Complete a criminal background check through Castlebranch (code LO14bg, $23). The results will automatically be sent to Loyola. 
  4. Review our Program Fact Sheet.
  5. Celebrate, as you're now officially part of Loyola's Class of 2025!!

To Do Later:

You will need to complete the following by July 1:

  • Send an official transcript(s)* to The Office of Graduate Admission (contact information below) showing:
    • (1) a conferred bachelor’s level degree
    • (2) all relevant CSD/SLP coursework, and
    • (3) prerequisite coursework in statistics, social sciences, biology, and physical sciences

      *New for Class of 2025: If you were a Loyola undergraduate, you do not need to request an updated transcript; this will be done for you.
  • Send proof of 25 observation hours to the graduate program as directed (documentation signed by an ASHA certified supervisor). Students who do not submit proof will not be eligible to participate in orientation. 
  • Complete your Graduate Student Health Profile, including Proof of Immunization, through Loyola's Student Health and Education Services portal.



As outlined in the Program Fact Sheet, students will have classes all day on Mondays and clinical placements Tuesdays-Fridays. For both years of the program, your Monday classes will be held at Loyola Clinical Centers - Belvedere Square, (5911 York Road, Baltimore, MD  21212). In the first year, clinical placements will be at Loyola Clinical Centers - Belvedere. In the second year, your clinical placements will typically be at an externship site within the Greater Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan area.

Here is a list of housing options where SLP students have lived and recommend. Loyola also offers a website with information on graduate housing. Most students opt to live in and around Baltimore (Fells Point, Federal Hill, Canton, Towson). If you have questions, please feel free to network with other accepted students or contact the Graduate Program Director.

University Resources:

Learn more about the University and all that is available to you. The Graduate Student Services website includes a range of resources, including administrative, financial, academic, and personal. an 'online graduate orientation' featuring university-wide FAQs for grad students

To note for post-graduation: 

Clinical Fellowship Year and Beyond

  • Please note that while the master's program is fully accredited, you should verify your state's licensure requirements by visiting your state's licensure board. The link above provides as well ASHA's state-by-state licensure trends.

Dr. Donna Pitts
Graduate Program Director

Office of Graduate Admission
Timonium Graduate Center
2034 Greenspring Drive
Timonium, MD 21093

Sarah Calamita


Both the love for Baltimore and the relationships she developed with professors as an undergrad inspired Sarah to pursue her master's at Loyola

Speech-Language Pathology