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Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology Admission Requirements and Curriculum

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Admission to the program occurs only in the Fall semester. Applications must be submitted by January 15th for the following Fall semester.

Upon acceptance a non-refundable tuition deposit of $500 is required. When registering for the semester for which the student has been admitted, the deposit will be credited toward tuition for that semester.

Accepted students have until April 15th to accept or reject the offer of admission from Hofstra University.

Speech-Language Pathology, MA

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Speech-Language Pathology Prerequisite Courses

  • SPCH 005A: Phonetics
  • SPCH 006: Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism
  • SPCH 102A: Normal Language Development
  • SPCH 103: Introduction to Speech Science
  • SPCH 131: Introduction to Communication Disorders
  • SPCH 133: Clinical Methods in Speech and Language Disorders
  • SPCH 137: Introduction to Audiology
Fall Year 1JanuarySpring Year 1Summer Year 1
SPCH 207-Research 3 SPCH 270 or 271 or 272 (depending on availability) 1 SPCH 226-Audiology Practicum 1 SPCH 212-Healthy aging 3
SPCH 209-Dev. Psycholinguistics 3     SPCH 228-Intro to SPCH-LANG Practicum 1 SPCH 253 Swallowing 3
SPCH 225-Intro SPCH Practicum 1 SPCH 232-Dis. of Phonology 3 SPCH 264-SLP in Schools 2
SPCH 229-Eval. and Interp. of Comm Dis. 3

SPCH 241-Pediatric Comm.

3 SPCH 270 or 274 or 275 1

SPCH 242-Aphasia

3 FDED 3
Total Credits 10 4 11 12
Fall Year 2JanuarySpring Year 2Summer Year 2
SPCH 230-Fluency Disorders 3

SPCH 270 or 271 or 272  (if not taken previously)

1 SPCH 206-Speech Science 3
SPCH 248-Motor Speech Disorders 3     SPCH 243-Literacy 3
SPCH 249-Voice Disorders 3 SPCH 254-Audiology for the SLP 3
SPCH 261S-Adult Placement OR SPCH 262S-Educational placement 2 SPCH 260S-Child Placement OR SPCH 262S-Educational Placement 2
Total Credits 11 1 11