NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Speech-Language Pathology 469 Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology CurriculumOutline Core Courses (42 credits) Credits SLP 6000 Diagnosis of Language and Speech Disorders 3 SLP 6011 Language and Learning Disabilities in School-Age Children and Adolescents 3 SLP 6012 Communication Disorders in Infancy Through Preschool 3 SLP 6015 Clinical Processes 3 SLP 6020 Language Disorders in Adults 3 SLP 6025 Augmentative and Alternative Communication 3 SLP 6030 Voice Disorders 3 SLP 6040 Fluency Disorders 2 SLP 6052 Motor Speech Disorders in Adults 2 SLP 6053 Pediatric Feeding and Motor Speech Disorders 2 SLP 6055 Dysphagia 3 SLP 6060 Articulation and Phonological Disorders 3 SLP 6070 Research Methods 3 SLP 6075 Seminar in Professional Issues in Speech-Language Pathology 3 SLP 6091 Multicultural and Counseling Issues 3 SLP 6200 Capstone 0 • complete the Praxis II Exam adopted by ASHA for the purposes of certification in speech-language pathology • complete the application for degree and satisfy all Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences and Nova Southeastern University financial obligations Background Checks Level I and Level II background checks are required for clinical practicum and externship placements. Some citations contained in the background checks may prevent a student from being assigned or may result in a student being denied placement at clinical sites. A student who cannot be placed at required clinical sites due to information of concern on the student’s background check may not be able to complete the program. Computer Requirements Throughout the program, students will conduct online library research, communicate via NSU email, and use wordprocessing programs to complete papers and clinical reports. Students are required to own a computer and obtain an Internet service provider (ISP) account.