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What is a Dedicated Enrollment Advisor?

We’ll support you every step of your individual journey including:   

  • Completing the application through Centralized Application Service for Communication Science & Disorders Programs (CSDCAS) 
  • Maneuvering prerequisites 
  • Understanding curriculum based on ASHA and CAA competencies 
  • Gaining personalized support  


This program is intended for students that have completed a relevant bachelors, or certificate program, or the prerequisite coursework.

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Didactic Courses: 36 credit hours

SPLP 510

Speech Sound Disorders
3 Credits

SPLP 520

Assessment and Differential Diagnosis
3 Credits

SPLP 530

Acquired Disorders of Language and Cognition
3 Credits

SPLP 550

Language Disorders in Children
3 Credits

SPLP 560

Research Methods and Evidence Based Practice
3 Credits

SPLP 570

Motor Speech Disorders
3 Credits

SPLP 590

Language and Literacy for Speech Language Pathology
3 Credits

SPLP 595

Voice & Fluency Disorders
3 Credits

SPLP 600

Augmentative and Alternative Communication
2 Credits

SPLP 610

Professional Issues I: Ethics and Standards
1 Credits

SPLP 620

3 Credits

SPLP 630

Special Populations: Autism and Craniofacial Anomalies
3 Credits

SPLP 650

Professional Issues II: Ethics and Career Planning
1 Credits

SPLP 660

Multicultural Issues in CSD
2 Credits

Clinical Experiences Courses: 21 credit hours

SPLP 540

Practicum I
3 Credits

SPLP 575

Practicum I
1 Credits

SPLP 580

Practicum III
2 Credits

SPLP 670

School Externship
6 Credits

SPLP 680

Medical Externship
6 Credits

To ensure the best possible educational experience for our students, we may update our curriculum to reflect emerging and changing employer and industry trends. Professional licensure and certification regulations vary by jurisdiction. Students are encouraged to visit the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association for the state in which they intend to practice to verify specific licensure requirements, which include ensuring the program of interest meets the licensure requirements prior to enrolling. Students may visit the professional licensure page or reach out to our team of enrollment advisors for guidance.

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