The mission of the master of science with a concentration in speech-language pathology is to provide superior academic and clinical preparation, instilling the knowledge and skills necessary to demonstrate entry-level practitioner competence in speech-language pathology, across the scope of practice.
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers the Master of Science Degree with a concentration in Speech-Language Pathology.
The Master of Science (M.S.) education program in Speech-Language Pathology at Bowling Green State 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. Our Council of Academic Accreditation (CAA) accredited program meets the academic requirements of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's Certificate of Clinical Competence as well as the requirements for Licensure from the State of Ohio.
The Master's Program is a two-year program, consisting of 4 academic semesters of on-campus study (including one summer semester). The fifth semester is devoted to a full-time, off-campus externship. Students will be enrolled in practica experiences every semester. The practica will take place at the on-campus speech and hearing clinic as well as at various sites throughout Northwest Ohio.
The 2017 - 2020 strategic plan for the Master's program can be found here.