If you already have a bachelor’s degree
in Speech-Language Pathology, you can jump right into advanced coursework. In
this full-time, year-round track, you’ll take 66 credits of graduate courses
in two years and leave prepared to enter the job market.
You can apply for the full-time track if:
- You have a bachelor’s degree.
- You have completed the following prerequisite
- Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Language
- Language Development in Children
- Speech-Language Sciences
- Hearing Science
- Neurological Foundations of Speech, Language and
Hearing (if not previously taken, this course will be integrated into your graduate course sequence)
- Survey of Audiology
You have at least one 3-credit course in each of the following areas:
- Biological Sciences (human or animal sciences for Biology majors, e.g., biology,
human anatomy & physiology, neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, human genetics,
and veterinary science). The introductory course for Biology
majors (BIO 181 in Arizona universities) will meet this requirement. Lab
- Physical Sciences (physics or chemistry).
No longer allowed: Astronomy, archaeology, forestry, geology, earth and
- Social/Behavioral Sciences (psychology,
sociology, anthropology or public health).
- Statistics (course with “statistics in
the title”). Not allowed: Research methodology.
For more information about the courses you will be taking
and when, see our course sequence.
One way to get
information about a course is to follow this link and then scroll to the chart under the heading “Clinical
Speech-Language Pathology, Master of Science”: Course details are contained in the Details tab.