College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Communication Disorders

Graduate Programs in Communication Disorders

M.S. in Communication Disorders: Speech-Language Disabilities Concentration 090I

  • Leading to the Professional Certificate - Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities, New York State Licensure, and A.S.H.A. Certification
  • Major plan for entry at the graduate level without the Initial Certificate - T.S.S.L.D.
I. REQUIRED COURSEWORK: 52 Credits
# title credits
A) SCIENTIFIC AND LINGUISTIC BASES 12
CMD500 Clinical Instrumentation for SLP 2
CMD508 Neurophysiology of Speech 3
CMD509 Advanced Speech Science 3
CMD520 Augmentative Communication 2
CMD524 Foundations of Language 1 1
CMD534 Foundations of Language 2 1
 
B) RESEARCH METHODS 3
CMD550 Research Methods in Communication Disorders 3
 
C) SPEECH, LANGUAGE, AND SWALLOWING 26
CMD504 Phonological Disorders 3
CMD505 Child Language Disorders 3
CMD507 Motor Speech Disorders 3
CMD512 Seminar in Stuttering 3
CMD516 Seminar in Adult Language Disorders 3
CMD519 Swallowing Disorders 3
CMD522 Seminar in Voice Disorders 3
CMD525 Advanced Diagnosis Speech-Lang. Disorders 3
CMDXXX Elective(s) 2
Note: Students who have not had a course in Aural Rehabilitation must take CMD511
 
D) EDUCATION COURSEWORK 11
CMD510 Professional Issues in Communication Disorders 2
CMD521 Early Intervention for Speech Lang. Path. 3
CMD523 Language and Literacy Development* 3
EDS565 Teaching in Inclusive Classrooms 3
 
II. CLINICAL PRACTICUM: 16 credits
# title credits
CMD501 Clinical Methods in Speech-Language Path 1 2
CMD503 Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology (may substitute 1 credit CMD526) 2
CMD506 Clinical Methods in Speech-Language Path 2 2
CMD526 Diagnostic Practicum in SLP 1
CMD530 Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology in the Schools 8
CMD570 Diag Aud Pract 1
III. COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION IN SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR THE DEGREE 68
 
Elective Options – minimum of two credits
CMD511 Aural Rehabilitation (Required if student has not taken Aural Rehabilitation at the undergraduate level) 3
CMD526 A second semester of Diagnostic Practicum 1
CMD5xx One-credit modular elective course - TBA 1
CMD5xx Two-credit elective course - TBA 2
CMD553 Research Practicum 1
CMD595 Independent Study 1-2

* A literacy course offered by Elementary Education may be substituted, by advisement

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