Pre-enrollment Support Program: Speech Pathology

The Pre-enrollment Support Program in speech pathology and audiology helps first-year graduate students make the challenging transition to the master of science program in speech language pathology.

This six-week program pre-exposes students to crucial aspects of the curriculum, including neuroanatomy and clinical writing skills. Students must be accepted to Marquette University’s master of science program in speech language pathology.


To participate in PESP, you must be:

  • a first-generation college student
  • financially disadvantaged, based on federal guidelines
  • a U.S. citizen or legal resident

How to apply

To apply for CSEP and PESP, download an application below. This application is for all programs: behavioral health, dental, physical therapy, clinical laboratory science, physician assistant studies and speech pathology. You must also send two completed appraisal forms. At least one must come from science or math teachers. Please mail everything together in one envelope.

Speech Pathology student and clients


Program Staff

Dr. Lawrence Pan - Director
Kim Harris - Associate Director
Amber May - Director of Diversity and Inclusion at the School of Dentistry