Missouri State University

MS Two-Year Graduation 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)

First semester courses Credit hours
CSD 718 Fluency Disorders2
CSD 733 Introduction to Augmentative and Alternative Communication2
CSD 720 Voice Disorders2
Total hours6

Second semester (fall)

Second semester courses Credit hours
CSD 728 Advanced Study of Phonological (Sound System) Disorders in Children3
CSD 712 Child Language I3
CSD 713 Child Language II3
CSD 724 Aphasia3
CSD 795 Advanced Clinical Practice1-6
Total hours14

Third semester (spring)

Third semester courses Credit hours
CSD 702 Research Methods in Communication Disorders3
CSD 725 Motor Speech Disorders3
CSD 729 Cognitively-Based Communication Disorders3
CSD 795 Advanced Clinical Practice1-6
Total hours13

Fourth semester (summer)

Fourth semester courses Credit hours
CSD 784 Non-Thesis Project1-3
CSD 795 Advanced Clinical Practice1-6
Total hours4-5

Fifth semester (fall)

Fifth semester courses Credit hours
CSD 741 Dysphagia3
CSD 732 Speech and Language Assessment and Treatment for Special Populations3
CSD 784 Non-Thesis Project1-3
CSD 795 Advanced Clinical Practice1-6
Total hours11-12

Sixth semester (spring)

Sixth semester courses Credit hours
CSD 791 Professional Issues in Speech-Language Pathology3
CSD 784 Non-Thesis Project1-3
CSD 797 Speech-Language Pathology Externship1-4
Total hours10-11