Description of Program
La Salle University’s Speech-Language-Hearing Science Program offers a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology for students who have an undergraduate degree in communication sciences and disorders, speech-language pathology, audiology, or speech-language-hearing science. In addition, those students with an undergraduate degree in a related field can pursue the master’s degree after completing prerequisite courses. See www.lasalle.edu/schools/cpcs/content.php?section=post_bac_certificates&group=preslp&page=index for information about La Salle University’s PreSLP Program.
Speech-language pathologists care for patients of all ages and cultural backgrounds with communication and swallowing disorders. Speech-language pathologists assess, treat, and help to prevent speech, language, cognitive communication, voice, swallowing, fluency, and related disorders.
The program provides personal and professional growth opportunities. The graduate program is a full-time cohort program. It offers classes in the late afternoon and early evening. The clinical practicum experiences at affiliate sites are offered during business hours. Students have the opportunity to gain from diverse, excellent clinical practicum experiences in a variety of professional settings. The faculty share their vast array of clinical experiences with students and care about each student’s success.