Curriculum

The full-time, two-year master's in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) curriculum will prepare you to be a clinician in diverse health-care settings with a commitment to patient-centered and ethical practices. All students will engage in clinical fieldwork each semester and will also complete a capstone project.

View curriculum chart: Year 1, Year 2. Browse SLP course descriptions.

Degree Requirements

Semester 1: Fall
Course Credits
Intro to Clinical Speech Language Pathology 1
Professional Issues/Topics in Speech Language Pathology: Level 1 1
Anatomy & Physiology of the Speech & Vocal Mechanism 2
Anatomy & Physiology of the Speech & Vocal Mechanism Lab 2
Acoustics and Psychoacoustics 3
Child Language Development and Usage 3
Audiology for Speech Language Pathology 2
Audiology for Speech Language Pathology Lab 2
Semester 2: Spring
Course Credits
Clinical Externship in Speech Language Pathology: Level 1 1
SLP Clinical Case Conferences: Level 1 0
Diagnostic Methods in Speech Language Pathology 2
Neuromotor Speech Disorders 3
Voice Disorders 3
Geriatric Dysphagia and Airway Management 3
Child Language Disorders 3
Semester 3: Summer
Course Credits
Clinical Externship in Speech Language Pathology: Level 2 1
SLP Clinical Case Conferences: Level 2 0
Role of SLP in Schools (Optional Elective) 3
Syndromes and Craniofacial Anomalies 3
Pediatric Swallow and Airway Management 2
Research Methods and Clinical Assessment of Literature 3
Semester 4: Fall
Course Credits
Professional Issues/Topics in Speech Language Pathology: Level 2 1
Clinical Externship in Speech Language Pathology: Level 3 1
SLP Clinical Case Conferences: Level 3 0
Communicating with Patients and Families 3
Aphasia Rehabilitation 3
Cognitive and Higher Level Language Disorders 3
Alaryngeal Speech and Management of Head/Neck Cancer 2
Semester 5: Spring
Course Credits
Professional Issues/Topics in Speech Language Pathology: Level 3 1
Clinical Externship in Speech Language Pathology: Level 4 1
SLP Clinical Case Conferences: Level 4 0
Master Clinician Observations 1
Capstone Project 1
Stuttering and Related Fluency Disorders 3
Augmentative and Alternative Communication 3
Speech-Language for the Hearing Impaired 3