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Communication Disorders Graduate Program Information

Accreditation 

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The master’s (M.S.) education program in speech-language pathology at Indiana State University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.  The program is accredited through May 31, 2025.

Learner Outcomes 

When students have completed the graduate program in Communication Disorders they should be able to:

  1.  Apply theory and anatomical, neurologic, acoustic, and physiologic bases of speech language, and hearing sciences to the diagnosis and remediation of communication disorders.
  2.  Read, interpret, and integrate research findings into educational and clinical applications.
  3. Competently administer, interpret and report the results of evaluative instruments and procedures.
  4. Plan, implement, revise, and terminate treatment programs using available data.
  5. Solve clinical and instructional problems by forming hypotheses and systematically analyzing and interpreting data to make informed decisions. 
  6. Communicate effectively with clients, caregivers, spouses, and professionals to obtain and share information.
  7. Demonstrate a philosophy of continuing education and professional development.
  8. Discuss issues related to professional practice and ethics.

Degree Requirements     

Information about the courses and other degree requirements for the Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology can be found by clicking here.

Graduate Assistantships 

Students interested in applying for a graduate assistantship should fill out the assistantship application form below and email it as an attachment to Paula.Cramer@indstate.edu