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
Total hours6
CSD 718 Fluency Disorders 2
CSD 720 Voice Disorders 2
CSD 729 Cognitively-Based Communication Disorders 2

Second semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours14
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
CSD795: Advanced Clinical Practice 2

Third semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours13
CSD 702 Research Methods in Communication Disorders 3
CSD 725 Motor Speech Disorders 3
CSD 732 Speech and Language Assessment and Treatment for Special Populations 3
CSD795: Advanced Clinical Practice 4

Fourth semester (summer)

CoursesHours
Total hours10-11
CSD 718 - (If Not Taken First Semester Summer) 2
CSD 720 Voice Disorders - (If Not Taken First Semester Summer) 2
CSD 729 Cognitively-Based Communication Disorders-(If Not Taken First Semester Summer) 2
CSD784: Non-Thesis Project or CSD799: Masters Thesis 1-2
CSD795: Advanced Clinical Practice 3

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours11-12
CSD 733 Introduction to Augmentative and Alternative Communication 3
CSD 741 Dysphagia 3
CSD 784 (Non-Thesis Project) or CSD 799 (Master Thesis) 1-2
CSD795: Advanced Clinical Practice 4

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours10-11
CSD 784 (Non-Thesis Project) or CSD 799 (Master Thesis) 1-2
CSD 791 Professional Issues in Speech-Language Pathology 3
CSD797: Speech-Language Pathology Externship 6