Students must meet all university requirements for a master’s degree. In addition, students must: 

  1. Complete all required graduate Communication Disorders courses with a G.P.A. of at least 3.00;
  2. Satisfactorily complete all practicum requirements. Information about these requirements is available through the Communication Disorders program;
  3. Pass written qualifying examinations; and
  4. Graduate with no more than one grade of “C” in graduate Communication Disorders academic courses.

Graduate Core Requirements (54 Hours)

CDIS 6100    Professional and Scientific Foundations of Communication
Disorders (3)
CDIS 6200    Advanced Assessment/Intervention in Speech-Language Pathology (3)
CDIS 7100    Fluency Disorders: Evaluation and Treatment (3)
CDIS 7200    Voice and Resonance Disorders (3)
CDIS 7300    Aural Rehabilitation for Children and Adults (3)
CDIS 7400    Speech Sound Disorders in Children (3)
CDIS 7500   Child Language Disorders: Early Stages (3)
CDIS 7550    Child Language Disorders: Later Stages (3)
CDIS 7600    Adult Language and Cognitive Disorders (3)
CDIS 7700    Motor Speech Disorders: Differential Diagnosis and Treatment (3)
CDIS 7800    Dysphagia in Adults and Children (3)
CDIS 8100    Professional Issues Seminar in Communication Disorders (1)
CDIS 8250    Foundations of Clinical Practice (3)
CDIS 8300    Qualifying Examinations in Communication Disorders (1)
CDIS 8810    Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology: Special Populations (6)
CDIS 8820    Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology: Public School (6)
CDIS 8830    Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology: Medical Setting (6)

II. Non-Thesis/Thesis Option

              (Select One)

Non-Thesis Option: 

Thesis Option:

III. Total Hours

  • Total Required with Non-Thesis Option: 55 Hours
  • Total Required with Thesis Option: 58 Hours