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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: 51 credit hours

# title credits
A. Scientific and Linguistic Bases: 9 credits
CMD500 Instrumentation for Speech Language Path. 2
CMD508 Speech Physiology 3
CMD509 Articulatory Phonetics 3
CMD524 Foundations of Language 1
 
B. Research Methods: 3 credits
CMD550 Research Methods in Communication Disorders 3
 
C. Speech and Language: 25 credits
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
CMD518/9 Dysphagia Course 3
CMD522 Seminar in Voice Disorders 3
CMD525 Advanced Diagnosis of Speech Lang. Dis. 4
Note: Students who haven't had a course in Aural Rehabilitation must also take CMD409 or CMD511.
 
D. Educational Coursework: 14 credits
EDS565 Mainstreaming and Inclusion 3
xx5xx Literacy Course (see department for list of approved courses) 3
CMD510 Professional Issues in Communication Disorders 2
CMD520 Augmentative Communication 3
CMD521 Early Intervention for Speech Lang. Path. 3

 

II. Clinical Practicum: 15 credits

# title credits

CMD402

OR

CMD501

Clinical Participation 1

 

Clinical Methods in Speech-Language Pathology I

2

CMD403

OR

CMD506

Clinical Participation 2

 

Clinical Methods in Speech-Language Pathology II

2

CMD411

OR

CMD530

Student Teaching - Speech and Language Dis.

 

Student Teaching - (clinical school experience)

8
CMD503 Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology 2
CMD570 Diag Aud Pract 1

III. Comprehensive Examination in Speech-Language Pathology:
To be taken after completion of all coursework.

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR THE DEGREE: 66 credits

Seminar - Schools Against Violence (SAVE)
Seminar in Identification and Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse and Maltreatment
LAST exam
ATS-W exam

Download a printable copy of the major plan and typical course sequence for M.S. in Speech-Language Disabilities.

 

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