Master of Arts in the Field of Speech–Language Pathology
The master of arts in the field of speech–language pathology degree program is for students with an undergraduate degree in speech-language pathology. Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.
The following requirements must be fulfilled:
The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.
42 credits: Non-thesis option—38 credits in required courses and 4 credits in elective courses; thesis option—36 credits in required courses and 6 credits of thesis. For all students, satisfactory completion of a supervised practicum and a master's comprehensive examination is required.
|SPHR 6201||Clinical Practicum in Speech–Language Pathology (taken once each semester for a total of 5 credits)|
|SPHR 6205||Professional and Clinical Issues in Speech and Hearing|
|SPHR 6207||Diagnostic Procedures in Speech and Hearing|
|SPHR 6210||Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders (students selecting the thesis option register for 1 credit)|
|SPHR 6220||Disorders of Articulation and Phonology|
|SPHR 6230||Pediatric Language and Speech Disorders I|
|SPHR 6231||Pediatric Language and Speech Disorders II|
|SPHR 6240||Neurogenic Communication Disorders|
|SPHR 6241||Applied Neuroanatomy|
|SPHR 6251||Seminar: Speech Fluency Disorders|
|SPHR 6260||Voice Disorders: Evaluation and Treatment|
|SPHR 6276||Aural Rehabilitation|
|SPHR 6295||Independent Research in Speech, Language, and Hearing|
|Students selecting the non-thesis option take 4 credits in elective courses.|
|Students selecting the thesis option take the following in place of elective courses.|
|SPHR 6211||Preparing the Thesis Prospectus|
|SPHR 6998||Thesis Research|
|SPHR 6999||Thesis Research|
|All students must satisfy the academic and supervised practicum requirements of the Certificate of Clinical Competence awarded by the American Speech–Language–Hearing Association and satisfactorily complete a master’s comprehensive examination.|