The Master of Arts degree in Speech Language Pathology educates competent speech-language pathologists to critically evaluate communication disorders and the methods used in the habilitation and rehabilitation of those disorders. Master's degree applicants must apply through the Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application Service (CSDCAS).
Speech Language Pathology - M.A.
Getting Started - What to Know Before you Apply
The program is completed over six (6) academic terms of full-time study. Students wishing to complete the master's without the clinical component (not seeking licensure and certification in speech-language pathology) can complete the program over five (5) academic terms of full-time study and includes the following:
- 14 courses in the different disorders of speech, language, and swallowing
- two courses in normal processes
- one course in research methodology
Clinical practicum is provided in both on- and off-campus locations for those seeking clinical licensure and certification in speech-language pathology. The master's program typically requires two years of full-time study depending on the student's practicum needs.
Review Application Procedures Before Applying to Kent State University
The graduate program prepares competent speech-language pathologists who will critically evaluate communication disorders and the methods used in the habilitation and rehabilitation of those disorders.