This degree is for individuals interested in pursuing certification as speech language pathologists in schools (assumes that teacher education coursework was accomplished at the undergraduate level).
Total credits to degree: 57-58
Professional Education Core, 3-4 graduate credits:
Select one course from:
Required Specialization Courses, 36 credits:
COMD 715 Research Methods in Communicative Disorders, 3 credits
COMD 716 Anatomy and Physiology of the Central Nervous System, 2 credits
COMD 717 Neuropathologies, 3 credits
COMD 720 Voice and Resonance Disorders, 3 credits
COMD 730 Audiology II, 3 credits
COMD 737 Auditory Processing and Auditory Processing Disorder, 2 credits
COMD 750 Dysphagia, 3 credits
COMD 762 Developmental Language Disorders, 3 credits
COMD 764 Augmentative/Alternative Communication Systems, 3 credits
COMD 765 Aphasia, 3 credits
COMD 767 Communicative Replacements for Challenging Behaviors, 2 credits
COMD 770 Case Discussions (Treatment), 2 credits
COMD 772 Audiology Practicum, 2 credits
COMD 787 Counseling and Multicultural Issues in Communicative Disorders, 2 credits
Required Clinical Experience, 18 credits:
Students must choose one of the following plan options.
A minimum of 57-58 semester credits of graduate work including a master's thesis, for which a students may receive up to four graduate credits for research in area of specialization. Final oral exam.
A minimum of 57-58 semester credits of graduate work including a paper/project approved by the program director. Final oral exam.
A minimum of 57-58 semester credits of graduate work. A written comprehensive exam and final oral exam.