Graduate Course Sequence

67-88 credits

Year One

  • SLP 500 Speech Sound Disorders     3 CR
  • SLP 501 Practicum Seminar I: Managing Behavior & Service Delivery     1 CR
  • SLP 502 Clinical Practicum I (Speech and Hearing Screening/Diagnostics)     4 CR
  • SLP 503 Practicum Seminar II: Eligibility & Evaluation     1 CR
  • SLP 504 Clinical Practicum II (Preschool Speech/Language Disorders)     4 CR
  • SLP 510 Language Disorders in Children 0-5     3 CR
  • SLP 514 Diagnostics I    1 CR
  • SLP 515 Diagnostics II   1 CR
  • SLP 530 Speech-Language Pathology Practice in Schools     3 CR
  • SLP 540 Adult Neurogenic Disorders I     3 CR
  • SLP 550 Dysphagia     3 CR
  • SLP 560 Adult Neuogenics II     3 CR
  • SLP 580 Disorders of Fluency     3 CR
  • SLP 585 Voice and Velopharyngeal  Disorders     3 CR

Late Spring - Clinical Intensive Workshops

You will complete one of the three options:

  • SLP 511 Neurogenic Disorders     3 CR
  • SLP 512 Adult Speech Disorders     3 CR
  • SLP 513 Fluency Disorders     3 CR

First Year Summer I & II

  • SLP 520 Aural Rehabilitation     3 CR
  • SLP 505 Practicum Seminar III: Record Keeping & Documentation     1 CR
  • SLP 506 Clinical Practicum III (Medical Settings)     4-6 CR

Year Two

SLP 570 Research Methods and Evidence-Based Practice   3 CR
SLP 600 Autism, AAC, and Severe Disorders of Communication      3 CR
SLP 507 & 508 Practicum Seminar IV 1 CR& Practicum IV 4 CR     7 CR
SLP 601 & 602 Student Teaching Seminar 1 CR& Student Teaching (fall or spring; 7 CR)
SLP 690 Capstone   3 CR

One elective course; choice of

  • SLP 525 Elective: Topics in Cultural-Linguistic Diversity*     3 CR
  • SLP 610: Medical Speech-Language Pathology for Adults     3 CR
  • SLP 680 Elective: Education of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders*    3 CR

*Students will complete SLP 507/508 and SLP 601/602 during their second clinical year. Those doing SLP 507/508 in the fall will complete SLP 601/602 in the spring; those doing SLP 601/602 in the fall will complete SLP 507/508 in the spring.

Every graduate student is required to complete at least one of the electives offered during the fall or spring semesters of the final year of graduate study.

Elective Second Year Summer* | 0 - 6 credits

  • SLP 699 Elective: Pediatric Medical Speech-Language Pathology  3 CR
  • SLP 509 Elective: Specialty Practicum V     1-3 CR
  • SLP 611 Elective: Evidence-based Treatment Methods for Students with Autism   3 CR

The elective second summer coursework may be taken to complete a specialization option. This term is not required for the Master’s degree.