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 39 hours of academic preparation and 13 hours of clinical practicum.  The course work is presented in a two-year sequence.  A written comprehensive examination is required.

Expected Outcomes:
  1. Integrate knowledge and skills in ministry to individuals with communication disorders.
  2. Knowledge of the nature of communication disorders and differences across the life span.
  3. Demonstrate skill in diagnosis and intervention for individuals with communication disorders sufficient for entry into professional practice.
  4. Integrate appropriate interpersonal communication into professional practice (including verbal, non-verbal, and written interactions).
  5. Demonstrate moral and ethical conduct as viewed through a Christian world perspective.

The master's education program in speech-language pathology at Abilene Christian University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

Application Deadline:
 Fall 2017
  • Jan 15, 2017

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