Speech Language Pathology Sample Curriculum

Program Outline:

Those students with an in-field bachelor's degree from an accredited university may earn their master's in SLP in approximately two years; those with an out-of-field bachelor's degrees from an accredited university may earn their master's degrees in SLP in approximately three years. Opportunities exist for students to pursue a teacher certification from the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

 

Courses (52 credit minimum):Year 1: Fall Semester I

Seminar in Aphasia (3)

Language Learning Disorders in School-Age Children and Adolescents (4)

Diagnostic Tests/Measurements and Scientific Writing (2)

Dysphagia (3)

Neuroscience (2)

A Clinical Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology (1)

Advanced Clinical Methods and Processes (1) (only for students who did not take CSD 361)

 

Year I: Spring Semester I

Research Methods in Speech-Language Pathology (3)

Family Systems and Counseling: Multicultural Perspectives

in Speech-Language Pathology (2)

Seminar in Articulation and Phonological Disorders (3)

LSA Lab:SALT (1)

Pediatric Neuromotor Speech, Feeding, and Swallowing Disorders (2)

Adult Neurogenic Motor Speech Disorders (2)

Clinical Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology (1)

Diagnostic Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology (2)

Auditory Amplification and Aural Rehabilitation (3) (If a comparable course was not taken at the undergraduate level)

 

Year I: Summer I

Voice Disorders (2)

CSD 508 Fluency Disorders (2)

Autism (1)

AND/OR

Cleft Palate and Other Craniofacial Anomalies (1)

 

Year I: Summer II

Augmentative and Alternative Communication Systems (2)

Professional Issues (1)

Clinical Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology (1)

Diagnostic Practicum in Speech-Language Patholog (2)

Audiology/Aural Rehabilitation Practicum (1)

 

Year 2: Fall Semester II

Communication Disorders in High-Risk Infants, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (4)

Communication Disorders Related to Traumatic Brain Injury, Dementia, & Right Hemispheric

Dysfunction (3)

Clinical Internship in Speech-Language Pathology I (1)

OR

CSD Student Teaching Clinical Internship (12) (For those pursuing Teacher Certification)

 

Year 2: Spring Semester II

Clinical Internship in Speech-Language Pathology II (1)

OR

CSD Student Teaching Clinical Internship (12) (For those pursuing Teacher Certification)