Graduate Program

The Master of Arts (M.A.) residential education program in speech-language pathology at California State University Long Beach is a cohort-based program to be completed in five (5) semesters (Fall, Spring, Summer, Fall, Spring), which include a semester of school-based internship and a semester of medical/private practice internship.

Students who successfully complete the required coursework may earn a M.A. degree in Speech‑Language Pathology. Students who earn a M.A. degree qualify for the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the Speech-Language Pathology Services Credential from the California Commission for Teacher Credentialing, and the State of California Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology.