Earn your Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology with the University of South Florida. Take your master’s in speech pathology online, a part-time option to those in possession of a bachelor’s in speech-language pathology, currently working as assistants or clinicians in the public school system. Your studies throughout this rigorous degree will incorporate topics such as:
- Metalinguistic development
- Intervention planning
- Legal and ethical issues
Completion of this online speech language pathology program helps you meet the preparation requirements of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association for the Certificate of Clinical Competence. Develop your skills in diagnosis and remediation, explore the spectrum of verbal and non-verbal communicative skills. Your core courses, electives, and clinical practice will culminate in a thesis or non-thesis option, readying you for the next step in your profession of speech-pathology.
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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
University of South Florida is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
The master’s degree in health informatics program is in Candidacy Status, pending accreditation review by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.2 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsGRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Applicants must possess and demonstrate the following Essential Functions: physical health-motor skills, intellectual skills, communication, sensory abilities, and behavior-social qualities which are necessary to achieve the knowledge and skills standards required for graduation and certification by the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and also enable the student to meet graduate and professional requirements as required by state and national credentialing agencies. Graduate student clinicians with disabilities are expected to meet the same standards and demonstrate the same essential functions as their non-disabled peers with or without reasonable accommodations.