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M.S. Speech-Language Pathology (OLSLP)
Graduate Program Course Sequence – Online (36 Months)

 

Download M.S. Speech-Language Pathology (OLSLP) Graduate Program Course Sequence – Online (36 Months)

First Year - Fall Semester
CSD 6620  Early Language Development & Disorders  3
CSD 6622 Speech Sound Disorders 3
  Total Credits 6
First Year - Spring Semester
CSD 5517 I.E.T. (if needed) 1
CSD 6600 Principles of Research in Communication Disorders 3
CSD 6614 School-Age Language Development & Disorders 3
CSD 6624 Disorders of Swallowing  3
  Total Credits 9-10
First Year – Summer Semester
CSD 6602 Clinical Practicum: Speech-Language (Pocatello campus - 8 wks) 2
CSD 6602L Clinical Practicum:  Speech-Language Lab 0
CSD 6639 Neurogenic Disorders of Language and Cognition 3
  Total Credits 5
Second Year - Fall Semester
CSD 6604 Off-Campus Practicum (home area) 2
CSD 6629 Neuropathologies of Speech 3
CSD 6630 Fluency Disorders in Children and Adults 3
    Total Credits 8
Second Year - Spring Semester
CSD 6604 Off-Campus Practicum (home area) 2
CSD 6616 Augmentative & Alternative Communication 3
CSD 6632 Craniofacial Anomalies 2
  Total Credits 7
Second Year - Summer Semester
CSD 6602 Clinical Practicum: Speech-Language (Meridian campus) *Please use section 04 1
CSD 6602L  Clinical Practicum: Speech-Language Lab 0
CSD 6604  Clinical Practicum: Speech-Language (home area) *Please use section 04 1
Elective(s) See Approved Elective Course List (Thesis students see Note below) 3
  Total Credits 5
Third Year - Fall Semester 
CSD 6604 Off-Campus Practicum (home area) 2
CSD 6625 Advanced Issues in Language Disorders 3
CSD 6634 Voice Disorders  2
  Total Credits 7
Third Year - Spring Semester 
CSD 6604 Off-Campus Practicum (home area) 2
CSD 6648 Professional Issues: Speech-Language Pathology 3
  Total Credits 5
Third Year - Summer Semester 
CSD 6606 Externship in Speech-Language Pathology 8
  Total Credits 8
  Program Total: 60-64*
Note:  ^Non-Thesis students must take 3 elective credits (download list above)
          *THESIS students must take a total of 6 credits of CSD 6650. Consult with your advisor before registering.
            Thesis students are not required to take a 3 credit elective.

 

Required Course List

Course Number Credits Course Title
CSD 5517  1 I.E.T. (if needed)
CSD 6600 3 Principles of Research in Communication Disorders
CSD 6602/6604 12 Clinical Practicum: Speech-Language/Off-Campus Practicum
CSD 6602L 0 Clinical Practicum: Speech-Language Lab
CSD 6606 8 Externship in Speech-Language Pathology
CSD 6614 3 School Age Language Development and Disorders
CSD 6616 3 Augmentative & Alternative Communication
CSD 6620 3 Early Language Development and Disorders
CSD 6622 3 Speech Sound Disorders
CSD 6624 3 Disorders of Swallowing
CSD 6625 3 Advanced Issues in Language Disorders
CSD 6629 3 Neuropathologies of Speech
CSD 6630 3 Fluency Disorders in Children and Adults
CSD 6632 2 Craniofacial Anomalies
CSD 6634 2 Voice Disorders
CSD 6639 3 Neurogenic Disorders of Language & Cognition
CSD 6648 3 Professional Issues: Speech-Language Pathology
  sub-total: 57-58  
    Non-Thesis Option Only:
Elective(s) 3 See Approved Elective Course List (download list above)
  Total: 60-61  
    Thesis Option Only:
CSD 6650 6 Thesis (not required to take elective)
  Total: 63-64  

 

REQUIRED PRE-REQUISITE COURSEWORK:

The following courses or their equivalents are the prerequisites for entry to the SLP graduate program. Students must have the following ISU courses or course equivalents from another institution or provide evidence from course syllabi that the basic information (content) has been covered in their undergraduate program. If any deficiencies are found, such as lack of a basic course, the student may be required to make up the course.

 

CSD 3310 3 cr Speech Science: The Acoustical Nature of Sound and Speech
CSD 3315 2 cr Clinical Processes Pediatric
CSD 3321/3321L 4 cr Clinical Phonetics and Phonology and Lab
CSD 3325 3 cr Speech Sound Development and Disorders
CSD 3330 3 cr Language Science
CSD 3335 3 cr Language Development & Disorders
CSD 3341 3 cr Audiometry and Hearing Science
CSD 3350/3350L 4 cr Anatomy & Physiology of the Speech and Swallowing Mechanisms and Lab
CSD 4405 3 cr Neuroscience for Communication Disorders
CSD 4417 1 cr Interdisciplinary Evaluation Team (IET - only offered at ISU)
CSD 4420 2 cr Clinical Processes Adult
CSD 4445 3 cr Aural Rehabilitation
CSD 4460 3 cr Educational Audiology
CSD 4425  2 cr SLP Methods and Applications (recommended, not required)

 

Note: At least one course in each of the following is required:

  • Biological Sciences: At least a 100-level university course with a content area related to human or animal sciences: includes biology, human anatomy and physiology, neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, human genetics, and veterinary science. Must be from a Biology department.
  • Physical Sciences: At least a 100-level university course. Must be either Physics (recommended) or Chemistry
  • Statistics: At least a 100-level university course. An acceptable description would include topics such as descriptive statistics, probability, inferential, correlation, regression, measures of central tendency, t-tests, ANOVA, and hypothesis testing for one and two parameters. The course may be under Math, Statistics, Psychology, or Business as long as it meets the above criteria. If your statistics course is older than 10 years, it is highly recommended you retake it.
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences: At least a 100-level university course. Includes Psychology, Sociology, and Anthropology.

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