Curriculum

The Master’s in Speech-Language Pathology at Mount St. Joseph University is an Applicant for Candidacy by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498- 2071 or 301-296-5700.

Please note: The curriculum information provided should be considered preliminary as the program has not yet been granted candidacy status and there may be changes to the below information.

Program of Study

The MSLP program requires 5 full-time semesters. The first 4 semesters must be completed on the campus of Mount St. Joseph with clinical placements in the greater Cincinnati area. The 5th semester can be completed through online/distance education provided an appropriate clinical externship can be identified and secured for the student.

Fall Semester, Year 1 (credit hours are in parentheses)
SLP 501 Clinical Neuroanatomy & Neurophysiology (3)
SLP 503 Language Foundations and Early Disorders (3)
SLP 504 Graduate Seminar (1)
SLP 510 Research Methods and Application (3)
SLP 542 Speech Sound Disorders (3)
SLP 531 Simulation & Integration I (3)
SLP 650 Clinical Practicum I (1)
Spring Semester, Year 1 (credit hours are in parentheses)
SLP 541 School Age Language & Literacy Disorders (3)
SLP 602 Adult Language Disorders (4)
SLP 601 Dysphagia (4)
SLP 520 Clinical Speech Science (2)
SLP 532 Simulation & Integration II (2)
SLP 651 Clinical Practicum II (1)
Summer Semester, Year 1 (credit hours are in parentheses)
SLP 603 Voice and Resonance (2)
SLP 544 Fluency & Counseling (2)
SLP 604 Motor Speech (2)
SLP 621 Augmentative and Alternative Communication (3)
SLP 545 Management of Hearing Loss for SLPs (2)
SLP 633 Simulation & Integration III (2)
SLP 652 Clinical Practicum III (1)
Fall Semester, Year 2 (credit hours are in parentheses)
SLP 543 Policy, Funding, and Advocacy in Speech-Language Pathology (2)
SLP 622 Complex Conditions Across the Lifespan (3)
Elective (3)
 
SLP 653 Clinical Practicum Med/Clinic (5)
              or
SLP 654 School Practicum (6)
Spring Semester, Year 2 (credit hours are in parentheses)
SLP 780 Capstone (3)
Elective (3)
 
SLP 654 School Practicum (6)     
or 
SLP 653 Clinical Practicum Med/Clinic (5)

Faculty

Erin Sizemore

PhD, CCC-SLP Chairperson and Associate Professor