College of Education and Rehabilitation

Department of Speech-Language Pathology

Master of Science Degree in Speech Language Pathology Curriculum

The Salus University Master of Science degree in speech-language pathology will consist of 60 graduate credits that will include a series of clinical practicums.

First Year - Fall Semester
Course # Course Title Semester Credits
CER-SLP-5000-AA Neuroscience 3.00
CER-SLP-5100-AA Articulation and Phonological Disorders 3.00
CER-SLP-5001-AA Counseling Foundations in Communication Sciences & Disorders 2.00
CER-SLP-5300-AA Motor Speech Disorders 2.00
CER-SLP-5130-AA Prevention, Assessment & Treatment of Communication Disorders
in the Children: Zero to Five
2.00
CER-SLP-5555-AA Evidence Based Practice in Interprofessional Education: General Concepts 2.00
CER-SLP-6000-AA Clinical Foundations 1.00
First Year - Fall Semester Total 15.00
First Year - Spring Semester
Course # Course Title Semester Credits
CER-SLP-5230-AA Adult Language Disorders 1: Aphasia and Right Hemisphere Damage   2.00
CER-SLP-5400-AA Research Design and Application of Evidence Based Practice n Speech-Language Pathology                                           2.00
CER-SLP-5401-AA Dysphagia 3.00
CER-SLP-5131-AA Prevention, Assessment & Treatment of Communication Disorders
in School-Aged Children: Six to Twenty One
2.00
CER-SLP-5002-AA Applied Integrative Anatomy for Speech-Language Pathology
(Gross Anatomy Course with Dissected/ Prosected Cadavers)
2.00
CER-SLP-6030-AA Clinical Management and Practicum 1 2.00
First Year - Spring Semester Total  13.00
First Year Totals 28.00
Second Year - Summer Term
Course # Course Title Semester Credits
CER-SLP-5231-AA Adult Language Disorders 2: Traumatic Brain Injury and the Dementias 2.00
CER-SLP-5301-AA Autism Spectrum Disorders 2.00
CER-SLP-5302-AA Fluency Disorders 3.00
CER-SLP-5303-AA Voice Disorders 3.00
CER-SLP-5003-AA Communication Disorders in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations 2.00
CER-SLP-6031-AA Clinical Management and Practicum 2 2.00
Second Year - Summer Term Total 14.00
Second Year - Fall Semester
Course # Course Title Semester Credits
CER-SLP-5304-AA Technology in Speech-Language Pathology:
Augmentative and Alternative Communication and Computer Applications
2.00
CER-SLP-5500-AA Aural Habilitation/Rehabilitation 2.00
CER-SLP-5030-AA Special Topics Seminar 1** 2.00
CER-SLP-6032-AA Clinical Management and Practicum 3 2.00
Second Year - Fall Semester Total 8.00
Second Year - Spring Semester
Course # Course Title Semester Credits
CER-SLP-5004-AA Professional Issues and Ethics in Speech-Language Pathology 2.00
CER-SLP-5031-AA Special Topics Seminar 2** 2.00
CER-SLP-5402-AA Capstone Project in Speech-Language Pathology
(required with single day presentation on campus)                 
2.00
CER-SLP-6033-AA Clinical Management and Practicum- 4 4.00
Second Year - Spring Semester Total 10.00
Second Year Totals 32.00
TOTAL CREDITS of the Master of Science Degree in Speech-Language Pathology Curriculum:     60

06.12.2014