The online Master of Science in Communication Disorders & Sciences with a specialization in Speech-Language Pathology teaches students the skills to assist children and adults with various communication disorders and to help improve the field. Courses include Advanced Study of Articulation and Phonological Disorders in Children, Neurogenic Disorders of Cognition and Language, Structural and Neurogenic Speech Disorders, and Voice and Disorders of Voice.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CAA-ASHA)
School Accreditation & Licensing
California State University-Northridge is accredited by:
WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.5 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsGRE, MAT
- The program requires that students complete a minimum of 400 clock hours of supervised practicum, of which at least 375 hours must be in direct client/patient contact and 25 in clinical observation.
- Completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Disorders and Sciences/Speech-Language Pathology