Required Courses

All students are required to take the following courses (15 courses, 39 academic hours):

  • CSD 402 – Cognition & Language Across the Lifespan: Foundations (4 credit hours)
  • CSD 403 – Cognition & Language Across the Lifespan: Differential Diagnosis (3 credit hours)
  • CSD 404 – Cognition & Language Across the Lifespan: Intervention (3 credit hours)
  • CSD 406 – Language for Learning and Literacy (3 credit hours)
  • CSD 409 – Introduction to Research (2 credit hours)
  • CSD 410 – Neurobasis of Communication Disorders (3 credit hours)
  • CSD 412 – Speech Sound Disorders (3 credit hours)
  • CSD 413 – Assessment and Management of Voice and Resonance Disorders (3 credit hours)
  • CSD 414 – Dysphagia (2 credit hours)
  • CSD 420 – Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Infants and Children (2 credit hours)
  • CSD 418 – Assessment and Treatment of Stuttering (3 credit hours)
  • CSD 422 – Assessments Across the Lifespan (2 credit hours)
  • CSD 432 – Professional Issues (2 credit hours)
  • CSD 451 – Counseling for Communication Disorders (2 credit hours)
  • CSD 460 – Augmentative and Alternative Communication (2 credit hours)

Typical Length of Time to Complete the MS-SLP Program

  • Full-time with a CSD undergraduate major is 6 semesters
  • Full-time without a CSD undergraduate major is 8 semesters

Sample Plan of Study**

** Plan may vary.