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Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology

Plan of Study

All graduate student in the Master’s of Speech Language Pathology are required to complete a minimum of 54 credit hours of graduate study. The course requirements include

Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Courses:
5005 (Research in Speech-Language Pathology)
5020 (Seminar in Articulation)
5025 (Stuttering Research and Remediation)
5028 (Language Disorders in Children)
5030 (Speech-Language Pathology Diagnostics, Birth-Five)
5042 (Voice Disorders)
5050 (Neurological Disorders I: Introduction and Identification)
5052 (Neurological Disorders II: Evaluation and Management)
5060 (Augmentative/Alternative Communication)
5061 (Seminar in Oropharyngeal Involvement)
5070 (Seminar in the Profession)
5076 (Clinical Practicum)
5077 (Audiology for the Speech-Language Pathologist)
5081 (Internship, School Site)
5086 (Internship, Medical Site)
5091 (Research Projects)

Full requirements can be found in our ULM Course Catalog- http://catalog.ulm.edu/index.php

 

RECOMMENDED SEQUENCES OF CLASSES FOR SPRING ADMITS

Spring Year 1

 

SPLP 5025 Stuttering

SPLP 5030 Language 0-5

SPLP 5070 Professional Issues (1st 8weeks)

SPLP 5076 Clinic Site ( 1hr.) 1 Client

SPLP 5092 (Neurophysiology Directed Study if Necessary for SPLP 4090)

 

Total = 10 (13)

Summer 1 Year 1

 

SPLP 5060 Aug/Alt Communication

SPLP 5076 Clinic Site 1 (2) 1 client

Total= 5 hours

 

Summer 2 Year 1

SPLP 5077 Audiology for SLP

SPLP 5076 Clinic Site I (2) 1 client

Total = 5 hours

Fall Year 1

SPLP 5020 Articulation (1st 8 Weeks)

SPLP 5005 Research (2nd 8 Weeks)

SPLP 5028 Language Disorders in Children

SPLP 5050 Neurological Disorders I – Intro 

SPLP 5042 Voice Disorders

SPLP 5061 Oral Pharyngeal Involvement

 

Total = 18 hours

Spring Year 2

SPLP 5052 Neurological Disorders II

SPLP 5076 Clinic Site I (4) 4-5 Clients

SPLP 5091 Research Project (1)

 

 

 

Total = 8 hours

Apply for Internship

Summer 1 and 2 Year 2

SPLP 5086 Medical Internship (4) 8 Weeks intensive-Enroll in 4 hours Summer 1 and complete Internship in Summer 2

 

Total = 4 hours

Apply for graduation for fall semester

Fall Year 2

SPLP 5086 School Internship (4) 8 Weeks intensive

 

 

Total = 4 hours

Comprehensive Examination

 

This is a recommended sequence and may require modification based on individual student needs. No program will be shorter than recommended though some may be longer. Internship applications are accepted only after successful completion of 5076 requirement and faculty vote. Placement for 5081 and 5086 are assigned by the Internship Coordinator. Local placement is not guaranteed. Students will register for each semester of SPLP 5076 in the Summer 1 and Summer 2. Needs for summer 5076 will be determined in the prior spring semester. Meetings with your major advisor are required each semester.

 

RECOMMENDED SEQUENCE OF CLASSES FOR FALL ADMITS

Fall Year 1

SPLP 5020 Articulation (1st 8 Weeks)

SPLP 5005 Research (2nd 8 Weeks)

SPLP 5028 Language Disorders in Children

SPLP 5050 Neurological Disorders I – Intro

SPLP 4090 (if necessary) Neurophysiology

SPLP 5076 (1) Clinic Site I (1 Client)

 

Total = 13 hours (16)

 

Spring Year 1

SPLP 5052 Neurological Disorders II

SPLP 5025 Stuttering Research and Remediation

SPLP 5030 Language 0-5 Years: Diagnostics

SPLP 5070 (1st 8 Weeks) Professional Issues
SPLP 5091 (1) Research Project
SPLP 5076 (2) Clinic Site (2 Clients)

 

Total = 15 hours

Summer 1 Year 1

SPLP 5060 Aug./Alt. Communication

SPLP 5076 (2) Clinic Site I (1 client)

Total = 5 hours

Summer 2 Year 1

SPLP 5077 Audiology for the SPLP

SPLP 5076 (2) Clinic Site I (1 Client)

Total = 5 hours

Fall Year 2

SPLP 5042 Voice Disorders

SPLP 5061 Oropharyngeal Involvement

SPLP 5076 Clinic Site I (3 hours) 3-4 Clients

 

Total = 9 hours

Apply for internship

Register for graduation for spring semester

Winter Session Year 2

SPLP 5081 School Internship = 8 weeks intensive (4) Total = 4 hours (Begin December and continue into January/February).

Spring Year 2

SPLP 5086 Medical Internship = 8 Weeks intensive (4) Total = 4 hours

 

Comprehensive Exam

 

This is a recommended sequence and may require modification based on individual student needs. No program will be shorter than recommended though some may be longer. Internship applications are accepted only after successful completion of 5076 requirement and faculty vote. Placement for 5081 and 5086 are assigned by the Internship Coordinator. Local placement is not guaranteed. Students will register for each semester of SPLP 5076 in the Summer 1 and Summer 2. Needs for summer 5076 will be determined in the prior spring semester. Meetings with your major advisor are required each semester.

 

Clinical Requirements

Masters students are required to register for clinical practicum every semester of study (spring admits do not have clinical practicum during the first fall). Students must complete a minimum of 325 clock hours of clinical practicum at the graduate level. Students should refer to the Clinical Education Handbook for additional requirements and policies related to clinical practicum.

Comprehensive Examination Requirement

All students must pass the Comprehensive Examination process for this Master’s degree program. Please see the program handbook for complete details.

 

 


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