Graduate plan of study: speech-language pathology

M.S. Course Requirements

SemesterCoursesHours

Semester 1 (Fall)

SHS 601- Research Design

3
SHS 712- Seminar in Speech Sound Disorders3
SHS 716- Stuttering3
SHS 687- On-campus Practicum3
Total semester hours: 12

Semester 2 (Spring)

SHS 516- Adult Neurogenics

3
SHS 648- Motor Speech Disorders & Cerebral Palsy3
SHS 702- Language Disorders3
SHS 687- On-campus Practicum3
Total semester hours: 12

Semester 3 (Summer)

SHS 644- Augmentative Communication

3
SHS 646- Multicultural Issues3
SHS 719- Evaluation of Children3
SHS 687- On-campus Practicum3
Total semester hours:12

Semester 4 (Fall)

SHS 518- Clinical Methods

3
SHS 642- Communication Problems of the Aged3
SHS 643- Evaluation and Treatment of Dysphagia in Adults3
SHS 694- Off-campus Practicum (school)3
Total semester hours:12

Semester 5 (Spring)

SHS 519- Organics & Voice & Resonance Disorders (online)

3
SHS 695- Off-campus Practicum (Medical)9
Total semester hours:12


Total curriculum hours:

60

Effective Fall, 2016, students will be required to pass a comprehensive examination. The Praxis II exam in Speech-Language Pathology will no longer be required for the M.S degree, but will be required for certification from The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

M.S. students Graduate Catalog

Thesis option

Students who contemplate graduate studies beyond the master's degree may wish to complete a thesis. Students who wish to complete the thesis option should contact their advisor early in the program for additional information, preferably no later than the end of the first semester of the graduate program.