Program Details

As one of the first speech clinics in the United States, West Chester is a premier institution for Communicative Disorders.
Location:
West Chester, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Master
Specialty:
Communication Science & Disorders

Program Overview

Program Description:
In 1923, West Chester University became the site of one of the first speech clinics in the United States. This led to the creation of the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology in 1972, and the development of a master's program in the mid 1970s. In 1983, the department's name was changed to Commicative Disorders. This program provides students with the academic and clinical practicum experience required to earn the American Speech and Hearing Association Ceritificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology. Preparation for Pennsylvania teacher certification is also a part of the cirriculum. Additional courses are required if students select this track. Benefits *Option of part-time study *On-campus Speech and Hearing clinic *Thesis option *Affiliation Sites *Timely course work completion

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education American Speech-Lanugage-Hearing Association
Financial Aid:
Yes

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