UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
The Master of Science in Communicative Disorders prepares students for professional careers in speech-language pathology. Graduates work in public schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, nursing homes, universities and private practice.
This is a full-time program which takes two years (five consecutive semesters beginning with fall term) to complete. Students are eligible for the certificate of clinical competency from American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) after completion of the clinical fellowship and with passing grades on the Praxis™ Series examination. Required clinical experience is available through the UWRF Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic, public schools, hospitals, rehabilitation agencies, and long-term care facilities.
Requirements for admission include:
- Language Development
- Anatomy/Physiology of the Speech System and Auditory System
- Speech Science (including the physics of sound and acoustic characteristics of speech)
- Audiology (including hearing measurement and hearing disorders)
- Aural Rehabilitation
- Articulation/Phonological Disorders
- Fluency Disorders
- Child Language Disorders
- Voice and Resonance Disorders
Fall Application Cycle Begins September 1, 2020
Be sure to order transcripts EARLY to ensure they are delivered to CSDCAS on time. Transcripts ordered after the 1/1 deadline will not be accepted and will result in your application ineligible for review. You will need to request a new transcript after January 1 if you have completed courses fall semester or are taking courses spring semester.
The UWRF master's degree in speech-language pathology 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, MD, 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.
The application process for Fall will begin July 15, 2021. All application materials, with the exception of the UW-System online application for graduate school, will be submitted through the CSDCAS website. All application materials are due January 1 and only completed applications will be reviewed.
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