The primary goal for our master's program is the training of competent speech-language pathologists who will critically evaluate communication disorders and the methods used in the habilitation and rehabilitation of those disorders.
The Speech-Language Pathology program requires:
|I. CLINICAL DISORDERS REQUIREMENTS||Hrs|
|SP&A 64301||Aphasia and Apraxia||3|
|SP&A 64302||Language Assess. and Intervention in Early Childhood||3|
|SP&A 64303||Disorders of Articulation and Phonology||3|
|SP&A 64304||Cognitive-Communicative Disorders||2|
|SP&A 64305||Fluency Disorders||3|
|SP&A 64306||Voice Disorders||2|
|SP&A 64308||Language Assess. and Interv. with School-Age Populations||3|
|SP&A 65354||Maxiofacial Anomalies||1|
|SP&A 64391||Sem: Articulation and Phonology||1|
|SP&A 64891||Sem: Communication Modalities and Assistive Technologies||3|
|II. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY||Hrs|
|SP&A 64600||Research Methods and Materials in SP&A||3|
|III. NORMAL PROCESS REQUIREMENTS||Hrs|
|SP&A 64500||Language Science||3|
|SP&A 64504||Experimental Phonetics||3|
|IV. NON-THESIS OPTION **||Hrs|
|TOTAL HOURS FOR M.A. IN SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY||40|
** Students who elect a thesis option (SP&A 64199) must register for 6 semester hours and will, accordingly, have a total of 43 hours for the program.
These courses represent the academic requirements for the M.A. degree. In addition, registrations in SP&A 64492 Clinical Practicum will be necessary to meet requirements for ASHA certification. Registrations in 64492 will be required each semester that a student does practicum. Additional registrations are required if a student elects to student teach. Other course requirements may be necessary to address any deficiencies in reference to ASHA certification standards.