Master of Science (M.S.) in Speech-Language Pathology Course Overview


Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology: Full-Time Program

Fall 1

  • SLP 6000 Clinical Writing and Diagnostics (3)  
  • SLP 6020 Anatomy and Physiology and Speech Science (2)  
  • SLP 6021 Virtual Application of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism (2)  
  • SLP 6030 Child Language Development (3)  
  • SLP 6040 Articulation, Speech Sound Disorders, and Phonetics (3)  
  • SLP 6050 Hearing Science, Acoustics, and Audiology (3)  
  • SLP 6001-6009 Internship I (1)  

Semester Total = 17 hours 

Spring 1

  • SLP 6060 Child Language Disorders (3)  
  • SLP 6070 Fluency (3)  
  • SLP 7020 Motor Speech Disorders (3)  
  • SLP 7030 Voice and Voice Disorders (3)  
  • SLP 7040 Research Methods (3)  
  • SLP 7001 Practicum I (2)  

Semester Total = 17 hours 

Summer 1

  • SLP 6080 Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) (3)  
  • SLP 7072 Topics Course, Elective (3)  
  • SLP 7000 Externship (6)  

Semester Total = 12 hours 

Fall 2

  • SLP 6090 Professional Responsibilities (3)  
  • SLP 7010 Acquired Language Disorders and Cognition (3)  
  • SLP 7050 Dysphagia (3)  
  • SLP 7060 Counseling and Interpersonal Development (3)  
  • SLP 7090 Capstone (3)  
  • SLP 7002 Practicum II (2)  

Semester Total = 17 hours  


Program Total – 63 hours 

Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology: Part-Time Program

*Same as Full-Time Program, 10-Semester Part-Time Program 

Fall 1

  • SLP 6020 Anatomy and Physiology and Speech Science (2)  
  • SLP 6021 Virtual Application of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism (2)  
  • SLP 6030 Child Language Development (3)  

Semester Total = 7 hours 

Spring 1

  • SLP 6060 Child Language Disorders (3)  
  • SLP 7040 Research Methods (3)  

Semester Total = 6 hours 

Summer 1

  • SLP 6080 Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) (3)  

Semester Total = 3 hours 

Fall 2

  • SLP 6000 Clinical Writing and Diagnostics (3)  
  • SLP 6040 Articulation, Speech Sound Disorders, and Phonetics (3)  
  • SLP 6050 Hearing Science, Acoustics, and Audiology (3)  
  • SLP 6001 Internship I (1)  

Semester Total = 10 hours 

Spring 2

  • SLP 6070 Fluency (3)  
  • SLP 7020 Motor Speech Disorders (3)  
  • SLP 7001 Practicum I (1)  

Semester Total = 7 hours 

Summer 2

  • SLP 7072 Topics Course, Elective (3)  
  • SLP 7000 Externship (3)  

Semester Total = 6 hours 

Fall 3

  • SLP 7010 Acquired Language Disorders and Cognition (3)  
  • SLP 7050 Dysphagia (3)  
  • SLP 7060 Counseling and Interpersonal Development (3)  
  • SLP 7002 Practicum II (1)  

Semester Total = 10 hours 

Spring 3

  • SLP 7030 Voice and Voice Disorders (3)  
  • SLP 7003 Practicum III (1)  

Semester Total = 4 hours 

Summer 3

  • SLP 7000 Externship (3)  

Semester Total = 3 hours 

Fall 4

  • SLP 6090 Professional Responsibilities (3)  
  • SLP 7090 Capstone (3)  
  • SLP 7004 Practicum IV (1)  

Semester Total = 7 hours  


Program Total = 63 hours

Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology: 4+1 Program

4+1 Full-Time

Students will complete the following courses required in the MS sequence during the junior/senior year of their bachelor’s degree:

  • SLP 6000 Clinical Writing and Diagnostics (3)
  • SLP 6010 Intro to SLP and Survey of Communication Disorders (3)
  • SLP 6020 Anatomy and Physiology and Speech Science (2)
  • SLP 6021 Virtual Application of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism (2)
  • SLP 6030 Child Language Development (3)
  • SLP 6050 Hearing Science and Acoustics (3)
  • SLP 6001 Internship I (1)

Summer 1

  • SLP 6080 Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) (3)  
  • SLP 7070 Topics Course, Elective (3)  
  • SLP 7000 Externship (6)  

Semester Total: 12 hours  

Fall 1

  • SLP 6040 Articulation, Speech Sound Disorders, and Phonetics (3)  
  • SLP 6090 Professional Responsibilities (3)  
  • SLP 7010 Acquired Language Disorders and Cognition (3)  
  • SLP 7050 Dysphagia (3)  
  • SLP 7060 Counseling and Interpersonal Development (3)  
  • SLP 7001 Practicum (1)  

Semester Total: 16 hours  

Spring 1

  • SLP 6060 Child Language Disorders (3)  
  • SLP 6070 Fluency (3)  
  • SLP 7020 Motor Speech Disorders (3)  
  • SLP 7030 Voice and Voice Disorders (3)  
  • SLP 7040  Research Methods (3)  
  • SLP 7002  Practicum (1) 

Semester Total: 16 hours  

Summer 2  

  • SLP 7090 Capstone (3)  
  • SLP 7071 Topics Course, Elective (3)  
  • SLP 7072 Topics Course, Elective (3) 
  • SLP 7000 Externship (6)  

Semester Total: 15 hours  

Program Total: 59 hours