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Towson University’s speech-language pathology master’s program provides a perfect balance of solid academic coursework and practical clinical training experience. First-year classes are scheduled around on-campus practicum. Second-year classes are offered at times that allow students to participate in off-campus practicum during daytime hours.
This strong curriculum leads to high passing rates on the National Praxis Examination in Speech-Language Pathology. In the past three years, more than 95 percent of Towson University students passed on their first attempt. View degree requirements and course descriptions in the Graduate Catalog. The Program of Study (PDF) provides a course sequence to complete the master's in two years.
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Speech-language pathology classes are primarily taught by full-time faculty, 90 percent of whom hold Ph.D.s in their areas of specialization and are nationally recognized for their work. Faculty members eagerly engage Towson University students in their research, resulting in student presentations at national conferences and publications in research journals. Clinical supervision is provided by both full-time faculty and adjunct faculty from local medical and education centers, with various areas of specialization.
The Master's of Science (M.S.) education program in Speech-Language Pathology (residential) at Towson 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.
You’ll gain hands-on experience during your on-campus practicum at Towson University’s Speech and Language Center. The center offers unique training programs including the interdisciplinary Stroke Survivor Group, International Adoption Clinic, Stuttering Support Group, Adult Language and Literacy (ALL) clinic, and Speech and Language Preschool Program.
Towson University’s convenient location in the Baltimore-Washington corridor provides access to some of the top medical and educational off-campus practicum settings in the country, including hospitals, nursing homes, schools, clinics and rehabilitation centers. Once you earn your degree, you will be certified for positions in health care or education, or pursue advanced degree work.