MASTER OF SCIENCE IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS (GH40)
DIRECTOR OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Karen McNealy, Chair
Smith Hall 102
- AREAS OF EMPHASIS OFFERED:
- A minimum of 33 graduate credit hours of academic coursework is required in addition to clinical practicum.
- NORMAL TIME TO COMPLETE FOR FULL-TIME STUDENT:
- 2 years.
- PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:
- The program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). CD majors at the graduate level follow a prescribed program leading to eligibility for national certification in Speech-Language Pathology by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Students wishing to be eligible for West Virginia certification as public school speech-language pathologists must also meet the requirements for such certification.
- PROGRAM OBJECTIVES:
- The primary mission of the Communication Disorders Master‚Äôs program is the education of professional specialists competent in the management of communication disorders and proficient in dealing with individuals with communication deficits.
- JOBS RELATED TO THIS PROGRAM:
- For more information, please click on the links below to the O*NET website supported by the U.S. Department of Labor.
- 29-1127.00 Speech-Language Pathologists
- 29-1121.00 Audiologists Bright Outlook
- APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR ADMISSION:
- Fall enrollment: February 1
- GRE OR OTHER TEST REQUIRED: GRE