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  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Certificate


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This certificate prepare students to obtain the Colorado Department of Education Authorization for Speech-Language Pathology Assistants.  This authorization requires that a student have a bachelor’s degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) or a bachelor’s degree in another field and the completion of all certificate requirements.  MSU Denver prerequisites to SLHS 2530, SLSH 2980, and SLHS 3511 will be waived for these students.  Entrance to the SLPA certificate program requires a 2.5 GPA in prerequisite SLHS courses and a grade of “C” or better in each certificate course.

MSU Denver prerequisites to SLHS 2530, SLHS 2890 and SLHS 3511 will be waived for certificate-seeking students. However, students who lack background in algebra, human anatomy & physiology and/or English grammar should consider taking recommended math, linguistics and/or biology prerequisites. SLHS leveling courses must be taken in a prescribed sequence. Students should contact an SLHS program advisor to obtain a transcript evaluation and more information about registration procedures. Entrance to the SLPA certificate program requires a 2.5 GPA in prerequisite SLHS courses and a grade of “C” or better in each certificate course.

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