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Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology introduces students to the areas of administration and supervision, as well as evaluation and technology comprehension, in a program that focuses on developing scientifically trained and clinically experienced speech pathologists as leaders.  The curriculum is research-based and teaches students about the social, political, and economic forces that combine in society.  Courses teach the essential concepts needed to excel in the field, covering areas such as language and learning disabilities, communication disorders, clinical processes, fluency, motor speech disorders, and multicultural and counseling issues.  For students who live more than fifty miles from a Florida Campus, online course delivery is offered through GoToMeeting in synchronous chats.

Requirements

  • Official transcripts indicating conferral of a baccalaureate or graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum 3.2 GPA or higher
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended postsecondary institutions
  • Completion of Communication Science and Disorders course prerequisites
  • Two essays
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Completion of 25 hours of clinical observation of (an) ASHA-certified speech-language pathologist(s) with appropriate documentation

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association