MS Two-Year Degree Plan

This degree program can be completed in six semesters. View the course rotations schedule for future course offerings and modalities before scheduling your classes. Visit with your advisor to develop a plan that is right for you. This program includes summer semesters. While a summer start is preferred, a fall start is also available.

First semester (summer)

CoursesHours
CSD 718 Fluency Disorders 2
CSD 720 Voice Disorders 2
CSD 733 Introduction to Augmentative and Alternative Communication 3
Total hours7

Second semester (fall)

CoursesHours
CSD 712 Child Language I 3
CSD 713 Child Language II 3
CSD 724 Aphasia 3
CSD 728 Advanced Study of Phonological (Sound System) Disorders in Children 3
CSD 795 Advanced Clinical Practice 2
Total hours14

Third semester (spring)

CoursesHours
CSD 702 Research Methods in Communication Disorders 3
CSD 725 Motor Speech Disorders 3
CSD 729 Cognitively-Based Communication Disorders 2
CSD 795 Advanced Clinical Practice 4
Total hours13

Fourth semester (summer)

CoursesHours
CSD 718 - (If Not Taken First Semester Summer) 0-2
CSD 720 Voice Disorders - (If Not Taken First Semester Summer) 0-2
CSD 733 Introduction to Augmentative and Alternative Communication 3
CSD 784 Project OR CSD 799 Thesis 1-2
CSD 795 Advanced Clinical Practice 3
Total hours4-11

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
CSD 732 Speech and Language Assessment and Treatment for Special Populations 3
CSD 741 Dysphagia 3
CSD 784 (Non-Thesis Project) or CSD 799 (Master Thesis) 1-2
CSD 795 Advanced Clinical Practice 4
Total hours11-12

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
CSD 784 (Non-Thesis Project) or CSD 799 (Master Thesis) 1-2
CSD 791 Professional Issues in Speech-Language Pathology 3
CSD 797 Speech-Language Pathology Externship 6
Total hours10-11