MA in Speech Language Pathology

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Program Description

The Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology is an advanced study program that is designed to prepare students for professional positions as Speech-Language Pathologists in hospitals, institutional, and school settings. They will be able to identify, assess and enhance the communicative skills of individuals with a variety of communication disorders in a variety of settings. These disorders include articulation, language, voice, fluency, cognition, and swallowing. The program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and meets the academic and practicum requirements of the New Jersey Licensing Board in Speech-Language Pathology/Audiologist as well as a Speech-Language Specialist certification issued by the New Jersey Department of Education.

Students holding degrees in disciplines other than Speech Pathology may apply to the program and, if admitted, will be required to successfully complete prescribed undergraduate coursework before becoming fully matriculated in the Master’s Program: Introduction to Communication Disorders; Phonetics; Anatomy & Physiology of the Ear & Speech Mechanism; Language Development; Disorders of Speech Production & Voices; Audiology; Speech Science., and Neuroscience.

To learn more about the Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology program, visit http://grad.kean.edu/masters-programs/slp.

Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

Kean University is an accredited State University in New Jersey and is home to the Nathan Weiss Graduate College. The University is located just a few miles away from New York City. Kean is a metropol ... Read More

Kean University is an accredited State University in New Jersey and is home to the Nathan Weiss Graduate College. The University is located just a few miles away from New York City. Kean is a metropolitan, comprehensive, interactive university that provides world-class education to its approximately 2,500 students. Read less
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