Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Health and Human Services

Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders

Clinical Speech - Language Pathology, Master of Science


Academic Information

This curriculum is designed to meet American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) standards for entry into professional practice. After completing these requirements, you are prepared to apply for ASHA's requirements for clinical certification.

This program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA).

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Health and Human Services

Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders

Clinical Speech - Language Pathology, Master of Science


Careers

What Can I Do with a Master of Science in Clinical Speech-Language Pathology?

As part of the allied health professions, Speech-Language Pathology represents one of the fastest growing fields in the country. Speech-Language Pathologists also have broad-based opportunities to make a difference across a wide range of clinical populations. In this program, you will have the opportunity to work closely with faculty who are ASHA-certified and who have extensive experience and specialized training in various practice areas of clinical speech-language pathology and audiology.

The clinical speech-language pathology program has a strong clinical emphasis which places a high premium on addressing the communicative and learning needs of culturally and linguistically diverse populations and includes a comprehensive, up-to-date array of academic coursework and clinical practica that mirror current needs in the field. Graduate students in this program have the opportunity to learn from clinical faculty members, who operate a full service speech,-language-hearing clinic.

Career opportunities that might be pursued:


See the American Speech-Language-Hearing-Association (ASHA)

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Health and Human Services

Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders

Clinical Speech - Language Pathology, Master of Science


University Requirements

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Health and Human Services

Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders

Clinical Speech - Language Pathology, Master of Science


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Minimum Units for Completion 63 - 69
Additional Admission Requirements Admission requirements over and above admission to NAU are required.
Fieldwork Experience/Internship Required
Research Individualized research may be required by chosen emphasis or offered as an option.
Additional Fees/Program Fees Required
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Purpose Statement

The mission of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Northern Arizona University is to advance the knowledge and practice in human communication and its disorders, to prepare our students to lead in the professions of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, and to enable all individuals to communicate, read, write, think, and learn, in order to succeed in a changing world.
 
To accomplish this mission, we intend to:

 The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is committed to enriching research, teaching, learning and the professional service environment by embracing the cultural and linguistic diversity of our region and nation.

Student Learning Outcomes

Outcomes align with the accreditation standards of the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) on behalf of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

 
Knowledge Outcomes: The applicant must have demonstrated knowledge of 
Skills Outcomes: The applicant for certification must have completed a program of study that included experiences sufficient in breadth and depth to achieve the following skills outcomes:

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Health and Human Services

Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders

Clinical Speech - Language Pathology, Master of Science


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Additional Admission Requirements
Master's Requirements
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Health and Human Services

Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders

Clinical Speech - Language Pathology, Master of Science


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