The Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP) will provide the graduate level academic and clinical training to enter the field of speech-language pathology. Graduates will be trained in the prevention, assessment and intervention for individuals with communication and swallowing disorders across settings and across the lifespan.
The professional entry-level Master of Science (MS) in Speech-Language Pathology is a rigorous full-time program. Students must meet all admission requirements, including prerequisite courses identified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and must have either a bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) or Speech-Language Pathology or the equivalent. These undergraduate and/or post-baccalaureate programs must be completed at a program from an accredited university in the United States.
The curriculum comprises six semesters over two years, consecutive enrollment in a cohort model. The program includes both academic courses and clinical practicum courses for a total of 69 units. Clinical experiences are assigned by the program to meet the 400 hours of clinical experiences in different settings across the life span, per ASHA requirements.