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2017-2018 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
Grand Valley State University
   
 
    
 
  Dec 15, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology


Requirements for the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology


Students admitted into the M.S. in speech-language pathology degree program must complete 60 semester credit hours of didactic and practical coursework. A sample curriculum is shown:

MS in Speech-Language Pathology Track 1 Course Sequence


Track 1 is designed to serve students who have completed a bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology, or who have completed all prerequisite coursework for the master’s degree. Prerequisite coursework includes anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing mechanism, language development, phonetics, hearing science, speech science, basic audiology, neurological foundations of communication, two courses in communication disorders areas, statistics, biological science, physical science and social science. 

MS in Speech-Language Pathology Track 2 Course Sequence


Track 2 is designed to serve students who have earned a bachelor’s degree, but have not taken the required prerequisite coursework for application for admission into the master’s degree program in speech-language pathology. Prerequisite coursework includes anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing mechanism, language development, phonetics, hearing science, speech science, basic audiology, neurological foundations of communication, two courses in communication disorders areas, statistics, biological science, physical science and social science.