Communication Disorders, Master of Science (MS)

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Graduate Program

Roberta Jackson, Graduate Program Coordinator
310 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Box V, Spokane, WA 99202
509.828.1326

Required Core
CMSD 520SRESEARCH METHODS3
CMSD 538SPHONOLOGICAL ACQUISITION AND BEHAVIOR3
CMSD 542SINFANT AND TODDLER COMMUNICATION AND LANGUAGE3
CMSD 543SSCHOOL-AGE AND ADOLESCENT LANGUAGE3
CMSD 547SAUGMENTATIVE COMMUNICATION3
CMSD 552SNEUROPATHOLOGIES OF LANGUAGE3
CMSD 554SMOTOR SPEECH DISORDERS3
CMSD 555SBILINGUAL AND CULTURAL ISSUES2
CMSD 559SDYSPHAGIA3
CMSD 568SADVANCED ASSESSMENT: PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES2
Electives6
To be determined in consultation with the graduate advisor. All 500-level courses must serve as electives. A minimum of 6 credits must be from courses within the department.
Practicum14
CLINICAL PRACTICUM
ADVANCED CLINICAL PRACTICUM
CLINICAL FIELD EXPERIENCE
Typically, students will be expected to enroll for at least 2 credits of practicum per semester.
Students are required to complete at least one internship; those wishing to take additional internships may exercise the variable credit option.
Choose one of the following options6
Non-Thesis Option
RESEARCH IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS I
RESEARCH IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS II
RESEARCH IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS III
Thesis Option
THESIS (variable credit course-minimum 6 credits)
Total Credits54

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

  • demonstrate application of research in the discipline of communication disorders;
  • use the products of technology in both scholarship and clinical applications;
  • write and speak clearly and effectively;
  • critically evaluate and utilize new information in the discipline of communication disorders;
  • demonstrate through discussion and application in class and clinic the principles, processes and procedures for the prevention, identification, evaluation, intervention and management of communication disorders;
  • demonstrate knowledge through adherence to the Code of Ethics of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in academic and clinical work.