Requirements for the M.A. Degree with a Major in Speech-Language Pathology
The program requires 34 credit hours of experiences for breadth and an additional 12 to 16 hours for depth.
|Required Graduate Experiences for Breadth (34)|
|SPLH 764||Seminar in Multicultural Issues||2|
|SPLH 860||Evaluation of Speech and Language||2|
|SPLH 862||Clinical Processes||2|
|SPLH 864||Advanced Clinical Practice in Speech-Language Pathology||7|
|SPLH 868||Professional Seminar||2|
|Research experience (thesis or nonthesis option)||3|
|SPLH electives (8 seminars, 2 credit hours each)||16|
|Required Graduate Experiences for Depth (12-16)|
|SPLH 866||Field Study in Speech-Language Pathology||5|
|Advanced electives (SPLH, outside department, or thesis)||6|
|Second field study or fourth practicum experience||1-5|
Students also must pass the Speech-Language Pathology PRAXIS examination with a score of at least 162.
Pass both formative and summative exams.
Completion of an acceptable thesis and oral defense.
Program without thesis
The non-thesis program has the same degree requirements as those described above for the M.A., except that the thesis is replaced with a minimum of 3 credits of additional research-related coursework, a research practicum experience, or an independent study course. The latter 2 options may include independent research projects or on-going laboratory activities.
Graduate course work
Many graduate courses are offered. Please consult the student handbook for additional information.