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Speech-Language Pathology Program

The professional master's curriculum is composed of 52.5 required course credits (quarter hours) for the first academic year, 58 to 59 required course credits for the second academic year for a total of 110.5 to 111.5 quarter credits. Clinical practica are scheduled in the second, third, fourth, and fifth quarters of the curriculum. Advanced practica, or full-time placements in healthcare or educational settings, are secured for the last two quarters of the program.

The Midwestern University College of Health Sciences Speech-Language Pathology Program reserves the right to alter its curriculum.  This catalog does not establish a contractual relationship between Midwestern University and individual students.

First Professional Year

Total Credit Hours Required52.5
Fall Quarter
COREG 1560MInterprofessional Healthcare0.5
SLPPG 501Neurological Bases of Communication Disorders4
SLPPG 502Research Methods in Communication Sciences and Disorders4
SLPPG 503Evidence-Based Practice in Communication Sciences and Disorders2
SLPPG 507One Health for SLPs1
SLPPG 520Disorders of Articulation and Phonology3
SLPPG 540Diagnostic Assessment and Treatment Planning3
Total17.5
Winter Quarter
COREG 1570MInterprofessional Healthcare0.5
SLPPG 521Child Language Assessment4
SLPPG 525Dysphagia 4
SLPPG 526Aphasia4
SLPPG 550Clinical Practicum I3
SLPPG 505Capstone I2
 OR
SLPPG 511Thesis I2
Total17.5
Spring Quarter
COREG 1580MInterprofessional Healthcare0.5
SLPPG 508Culture and Communication1
SLPPG 522Child Language Intervention4
SLPPG 527Neurological Disease and Injury4
SLPPG 529Voice and Resonance Disorders4
SLPPG 552Clinical Practicum II3
SLPPG 506Capstone II1
 OR
SLPPG 512Thesis II1
Total17.5

Second Professional Year

Total Credit Hours Required58-59
Summer Quarter
SLPPG 610Professional Practice in Healthcare Settings1
SLPPG 628Motor Speech Disorders3
SLPPG 630Fluency Disorders3
SLPPG 631Augmentative and Alternative Communication3
SLPPG 633Language, Literacy and Learning4
SLPPG 654Clinical Practicum III3
SLPPG 607Capstone III1
 OR
SLPPG 613Thesis III1
Total18
Fall Quarter
SLPPG 604Professional Issues and Ethics in Speech-Language Pathology2
SLPPG 609Professional Practice in School Settings1
SLPPG 623Communication Disorders in Autism3
SLPPG 624Aural Rehabilitation3
SLPPG  632Advanced Practices in Dysphagia4
SLPPG 656Clinical Practicum IV3
SLPPG 614Thesis IV1
 Thesis track only
Total16-17
Winter Quarter
SLPPG 660Advanced Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology: Public School12
 OR
SLPPG 662Advanced Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology: Medical/Healthcare Facility12
Total12
Spring Quarter
SLPPG 660Advanced Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology: Public School12
 OR
SLPPG 662Advanced Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology: Medical/Healthcare Facility12
Total12