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M.A. Speech-Language-Hearing Admissions

The M.A. in Speech Language Hearing requires successful completion of 54-59 semester hours at the graduate level with 39 semester hours (s.h.) of academic courses (36 required; 3 elective) and 15-20 s.h. of clinical coursework to complete a minimum of 375 hours of supervised clinical practicum. All graduate coursework and clinical practicum required in the professional area for which the Certificate is sought must have been initiated and completed at an institution whose program is accredited by the CAA in the area for which the Certificate is sought.

The graduate program should be completed in 2 calendar years, which includes 2 academic years and the summers that follow them. The following is a typical sequence of courses required for our M.A. program in Speech-Language Pathology. The specific Advanced clinical courses will vary according to needs of the student and the Temple University Speech Language Hearing Center (TUSLHC).

The following courses are required for entry into the program:

  • CSCD 2201 Research Methods in Communication
  • CSCD2209 Phonetics & Phonology
  • CSCD 2219 Psycholinguistics
  • CSCD 3233 Speech Science
  • CSCD 3234 Hearing Science
  • CSCD 3235 Human Neuroscience
  • CSCD 3301 Speech & Language Development
  • CSCD 4301 Principles of Audiology
  • CSCD 4396 Clinical Management

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