The department offers a postbaccalaureate program designed for nontraditional and returning students. A specialized one-year course sequence allows a student with a bachelor's degree in another field to prepare for entry to a master's degree program in speech-language pathology or audiology.
Course of Study
|SHS 371: Language Development
|SHS 372: Hearing & Hearing Disorders||3|
|SHS 375: Phonetics||3|
|SHS 377: Anatomy & Physiology of Speech Production||3|
|SHS 477: Aural Rehabilitation
|SHS 479: Neuroanatomy||3|
|Total credits (Fall Semester)
|SHS 376: Speech Sound Disorders||3|
|SHS 378: Speech & Hearing Sciences||3|
|SHS 461: Clinical Apprenticeship in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
|SHS 472: Audiometry
|SHS 478: Language Impairment||3|
|SHS 482: Assessment of Speech and Language||3|
|Total credits (Spring Semester)
Students who have not completed a statistics course (200-level or above) will need to do so before beginning the graduate program.
Initial ESA Certification Course Offered Online
SHS 471: Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology in the Public Schools, available online beginning fall 2010, satisfies the Washington State Office of the Superintendent for Public Instruction (OSPI) course requirement for initial ESA certification for speech-language pathologists and audiologists seeking to work in the public schools.
See WSU Online for enrollment information.