The CSULB Speech-Language Pathology M.A. Program is a cohort-based program to be completed in five (5) semesters (Fall and Spring only), which include a semester of school-based internship and a semester of medical/private practice internship.
Students who successfully complete the CSULB SLP master's program are eligible for a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP), California State License in Speech-Language Pathology, and California Speech-Language Pathology Services Credential (SLPSC).
The primary purpose of the CSULB SLP M.A. Program is to prepare students as professional speech-language pathologists. The program’s objectives are to provide our students with:
The Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology Program at California State University, Long Beach is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
ASHA National Office Contact Information
2200 Research Boulevard, #310
Rockville, MD 20850-3289 USA
Phone: 301.296.5700 or 1.800.498-2071
Take all of the following courses (44 units):
Complete two (2 units) of the following course
Complete one of the following culminating requirements (4 units) in the final semester of the program
Expected Terms of Program Completion
The SLP graduate program only accepts students who have completed the required undergraduate prerequisites (30 semester units in speech-language pathology). This can be done through either completion of an undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) or through completion of post-baccalaureate leveling courses.
The CSULB SLP graduate program is a cohort-based Master's program. For full-time students, the expected number of terms for program completion is Five (5) semesters (2.5 years- Fall, Spring, Fall, Spring, Fall).