Abilene Christian University's Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers a Master of Science (MS) degree in speech-language pathology. The MS degree is a 52-hour non-thesis program consisting of 36 hours of academic preparation and 16 hours of clinical practicum. The course work is presented in a two-year sequence. A written comprehensive examination is required.
The graduate program in speech-language pathology is accredited by the Council of Academic Accreditation (CAA) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
- Integrate knowledge and skills in ministry to individuals with communication disorders.
- Knowledge of the nature of communication disorders and differences across the life span.
- Demonstrate skill in diagnosis and intervention for individuals with communication disorders sufficient for entry into professional practice.
- Integrate appropriate interpersonal communication into professional practice (including verbal, non-verbal, and written interactions).
- Demonstrate moral and ethical conduct as viewed through a Christian world perspective.
The graduate program in speech-language pathology is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
Program Completion Rate
|Period||# completing program within expected time frame||# completing program longer than expected time frame||# not completing program||% completing program in expected time frame|
|Period||# taking exam||Pass Rate|
|3 yr avg.||13||83%|
|Period||# graduates||% graduates|
|3 yr avg.||11||100%|