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Speech-Language Pathology Degree Programs


Master of Science in Education: Program in Speech-Language Pathology: The Master's degree education program in Speech-Language Pathology at Old Dominion University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language -Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. It prepares students for careers as speech-language pathologists in hospitals, clinics, private practice, rehabilitation centers, and numerous other settings as well as in the public schools.  Graduates satisfy all the academic and clinical mandates for certification in speech-language pathology  for ASHA. The master's program consists of a minimum of 39 hours of coursework in such varied areas as stuttering, cleft palate, aphasia, social dialects and voice disorders, among others. Successful completion of a writing proficiency examination, research paper and written comprehensive examination is required.


B.S. Program in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology: The undergraduate program prepares students for acceptance into graduate degree programs. The undergraduate curriculum includes course work in phonetics, anatomy, acoustics, articulation and language disorders, audiology and hearing disorders. All undergraduate practica are scheduled in the on-campus Speech and Hearing Clinic.