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Graduation Requirements

The graduate programs in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology do not offer a pass/fail grading option for any class or clinical practicum experience. Degree requirements for all programs must be completed within six years of the matriculation date.

Speech-Language Pathology (SLP)
Requirements

1. Matriculated status

2. Completion of a minimum of 52 graduate credits distributed in the following manner:

3. Passing the comprehensive examination if 621-68000 Thesis is not elected. (Details for the examination and thesis are available through the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.)

Teaching Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD)
Requirements

1. Matriculated status

2. Completion of a minimum of 54 graduate credits distributed in the following manner with a grade of B (3.00) or better in each of the required courses:

3. Passing the comprehensive examination if 621-68000 Thesis is not elected. (Details for the examination and thesis are available through the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.)

4. Additional requirements beyond the TSSLD degree for the New York TSSLD credential include the following:

These courses may be taken before or after admission into the graduate program. Certification is not automatic but is awarded only to those individuals who have completed an approved teacher education program such as ours, achieved passing scores on required teacher education examinations, and applied for certification from the appropriate state education department. Applications for and additional information about New York State teacher certification may be found at the Ithaca College Center for Teacher Education.

Typical Course Sequence for SLP or TSSLD (subject to change)

Fall 1  

  Credits
Assessment and Measurement 4
Fluency Development and Disorders 3
Neurological Process and Communication Disorders or elective 3
Clinical Practicum I 2
  Total 12

Spring 1  

Voice and Related Disorders 3
Clinical Phonology 3
Adult Aphasia and Related Disorders 3
Clinical Practicum II 2
Elective 2
  Total 11-13

Summer Session 1  

Speech Science (if needed) 3
Clinical Practicum III 2
Electives 2-4
  Total 4-7

Summer Session 2  

SLP in Educational Settings (if needed)  
Seminar: Aural Rehabilitation 3
Elective 1
  Total 4-7

Fall 2  

Augmentative and Alternative Communication 3
Dysphagia 3
Language Disorders in Children Ages 3-21 3
Clinical Practicum IV 1
  Total 10

Spring 2  

Clinical Externship or  
Clinical Externship and Professional Experience in Education 8-10

 

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