Speech-Language Pathology

College

  • Center City Campus
  • College of Rehabilitation Sciences

Degree Earned

  • Master of Science

Program Length
2 years

Program Type

  • On Campus

Entry Term
Fall

Curriculum

The graduate program prepares students for the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) as well as for state licensure and school certification in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Students should be aware that other states may have other requirements for graduates to be employed in the public schools, and licensure procedures/requirements may differ for those states as well.

Total Program Credits: 60

Year 1

Courses

 Credits

SLP 610 – Language Disorders of Early Childhood 3
SLP 611 -   Neural Bases of Communication 1
SLP 612 – Speech Sound Disorders in Children 3
SLP 613 – Aphasia and Other Acquired Neurological Language Disorders 3
SLP 614 – Clinical Methods in Speech-Language Pathology 3
SLP 615 – Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Development and Disorders 3
SLP 605 – Seminar I – Interprofessional Education 1

Total Semester Credits

17

Courses  Credits
SLP 601 – Clinical Practicum 1 (2-3 days/week) 2
SLP 616 – Research Methods in Speech-Language Pathology 3
SLP 617 – Language Disorders of Late Childhood and Adolescence 3
SLP 618 – Diagnosis and Management of Dysphagia in Adults 3
SLP 619 – Disorders of Voice and Resonance 3
SLP 606 – Seminar II – Clinical Practice in Early Intervention and Educational Settings 1

Total Semester Credits

15

Courses Credits
SLP 602 – Clinical Practicum 2 (2-3 days/week - runs through summer sessions 1 & 2) 2
Summer session 1  
SLP 620 –Motor Speech Disorders 3
SLP 607 – Seminar III - Clinical Practice in Medical Settings 1
Summer session 2  
SLP 621 – Advanced Audiology and Aural Rehabilitation 2
SLP 608 – Seminar IV – Evidence-Based Practice 1

Total Semester Credits

9

Year 2

Courses  Credits
SLP 603 – Clinical Practicum 3 (2-4 days/week) 2
SLP 622 – Cognitive Communication Disorders 3
SLP 623 – Disorders of Fluency 3
SLP 624 – Augmentative and Alternative Communication 2

Total Semester Credits

10

Courses Credits
SLP 604 – Clinical Practicum (4-5 days/week) 5
SLP 625 – Genetics in Communication Disorders (online) 3
SLP 609 – Seminar V – Professional Issues in Speech-Language Pathology (online) 1
SLP CP -    Capstone Portfolio 0

Total Semester Credits

9

TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS

60