Masters Program

Clinical or nonclinical M.S. in speech-language pathology

Masters Program

Clinical or nonclinical M.S. in speech-language pathology

 

Welcome to the Current M.S. Students section of the UW-Madison Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Web site. We are delighted that you are completing graduate work in our department.

Master’s degree students choose one of two areas of emphasis:

  1. Speech-Language Pathology. The M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology is a clinical degree that meets the requirements for:
    • the ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence;
    • a license to practice as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the state of Wisconsin; and
    • teacher certification in the state of Wisconsin from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI).

    Our clinical master’s degree program in Speech-Language Pathology is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA).  The degree awarded at the completion of the program is an M.S., from the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.  The CAA can be reached at:

    Council on Academic Accreditation
    2200 Research Boulevard, Mail Stop 310
    Rockville, MD 20850-3289
    Members: 800-498-2071
    Non-Member: 800-638-8255

  2. Normal Aspects of Speech, Language and Hearing. The M.S. in Normal Aspects of Speech, Language and Hearing is a non-clinical degree. Most students complete this degree as a first step toward a Ph.D.

If you have any questions about our program that are not answered here, please contact:

Maureen Garity, Graduate Studies Coordinator
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
1975 Willow Drive, Room 318
Madison, WI 53706
(608) 262-6464

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