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2020-2021 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology

Requirements

Students admitted into the M.S. in speech-language pathology degree program must complete 60 semester credit hours of didactic and practical coursework.

Suggested Order of Coursework

The suggested order of coursework for an M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology includes two options: track one and track two, detailed as follows.

Track One

Track one is designed to serve students who have completed a bachelor's degree in speech-language pathology, or who have completed all prerequisite coursework for the master's degree. Prerequisite coursework includes anatomy and physiology of the speech and mechanism, language development, phonetics, hearing science, speech science, basic audiology, neurological foundations of communication, two courses in communication disorders areas, statistics, biological science, physical science and social science. Students will earn clinical hours required for certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) each semester. Students typically earn 15 to 30 hours during semester one, 60 to 90 hours in each of semesters two and three, and 200 to 220 hours in semester four.

Semester One

Semester Two

Semester Three

Semester Four

Track Two

Track two is designed to serve students who have earned a bachelor's degree, but have not taken the required prerequisite coursework for application for admission into the master's degree program in speech-language pathology. Prerequisite coursework includes anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing mechanism, language development, phonetics, hearing science, speech science, basic audiology, neurological foundations of communication, two courses in communication disorders areas, statistics, biological science, physical science and social science. Students will earn clinical hours required for certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) each semester. Students typically earn 15 to 30 hours during semester three, 60 to 90 hours in each of semesters four and five, and 200 to 220 hours in semester six.

Semester One

Semester Two

AND one of the following:

Semester Three

Semester Four

Semester Five

Semester Six

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