Brigham Young University
David O McKay School of Education
MS Communication Disorders
The ComD department offers a master's degree program in speech-language pathology. This program allows students to meet all certification, credentialing, and licensure requirements for professional practice.
The ComD faculty carry out basic and applied research into the nature of speech, language, and hearing and into the assessment and treatment of disorders of these processes.
The department provides clinical services for:
o the assessment and treatment of speech, language, and hearing disorders of BYU students, faculty, and staff;
o the assessment and treatment of these disorders in the community as part of students' clinical training;
o the monitoring of hearing ability levels of university employees for OSHA compliance;
o the testing and treatment of missionaries referred by MTC personnel, referred pre-service teachers; and
o the hearing assessment of high-risk babies in central Utah in collaboration with the Utah State Health department.
All training and services are provided in compliance with the Code of Ethics of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. The graduate program in ComD at BYU is accredited by the Council of Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). The program leads to the master of science (MS) degree and to completion of all ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) requirements in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) except for the Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY). Upon completion of the program, you will be eligible to start your CFY and you will have met the requirements for a Utah school license. Upon completion of the CCC, you may obtain a Utah license for work in non-school settings.
Council of Academic Accreditation (CAA of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
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