MA in speech-language pathology

South Carolina State University
Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
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Entry Requirements

Admission to the speech-language pathology graduate program will depend upon

  1. full admission to the School of Graduate Studies
  2. strong letters of recommendation from two former professors 
  3. minimum undergraduate cumulative average of 3.0 on an A = 4.00 scale
  4. approval of the admission application by the program’s (SPA) Graduate Admissions Committee (GAC). 

Admissions are limited to fall semesters only

Curriculum

Prerequisite Courses —18 Semester Hours

  • SPA 505 Introduction to Communication Disorders 
  • SPA 511 Anatomy and Physiology of Speech/Hearing 
  • SPA 514 Introduction to Phonetics 
  • SPA 520 Speech and Language Development 
  • SPA 560 Introduction to Audiology 
  • SPA 581 Principles of Clinical Procedures 

Professional Courses —Required 21 Semester hours

  • SPA 500 Graduate Study in Speech Pathology 
  • SPA 522 Child Language Disorders 
  • SPA 530 Articulation Disorders 
  • SPA 540 Stuttering 
  • SPA 550 Disorders of Phonation 
  • SPA 572 Adult Language Disorders Or 
  • SPA 573 Neuropathologies of Speech and Language Impairments (a.k.a. Motor Speech Disorders) 
  • SPA 590 Diagnostic Procedures in Communication Disorders 

Subject-Matter Courses — Electives 9-15 credit hours

  • SPA 501 Clinical Report Writing 
  • SPA 505 Introduction to Communication Disorders 
  • SPA 510 Psychology of Speech 
  • SPA 511 Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing 
  • SPA 514 Introduction to Phonetics 
  • SPA 516 Speech and Hearing Science 
  • SPA517 Instrumentation in Speech and Hearing Science 
  • SPA 520 Speech and Language Development 
  • SPA 521 Cultural Language Variations 
  • SPA 560 Introduction to Audiology 
  • SPA 561 Diagnostic Procedures in Audiology 
  • SPA 562 Psychology of the Hearing Impaired 
  • SPA 563 Rehabilitation of the Hearing Impaired 
  • SPA 564 Pediatric Audiology 
  • SPA 565 Clinical Audiology 
  • SPA 566 Advanced Audiological Evaluation 
  • SPA 567 Clinical Practicum in Audiology 
  • SPA 568 Audiological Problems in Environmental Noise Control 
  • SPA 569 Seminar in Audiology 
  • SPA 570 Cerebral Palsy 
  • SPA 571 Cleft Palate 
  • SPA 572 Adult Language Disorders 
  • SPA 573 Neuropathologies (Motor Speech Disorders) 
  • SPA 574 Communication Problems of Aging 
  • SPA 580 Speech and Hearing Therapy in the Schools 
  • SPA 581 Principles of Clinical Procedures 
  • SPA 591 Advanced Clinical Practicum - Observation 
  • SPA 592 Advanced Clinical Practicum (01-Articulation; 02-Diagnostics; 03-Hearing; 04- Language; 05-Organics; 06-Stuttering) 
  • SPA 593 Seminar in Speech Pathology 
  • SPA 594 Differential Diagnosis of the Non-Verbal Child 
  • SPA 595 Introduction to Manual Communication 
  • SPA 596 Intermediate Manual Communication 
  • SPA 600 Thesis I 
  • SPA 601 Thesis II 
  • SPA 699 Special Topics in Speech Pathology & Audiology

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