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Program at a Glance

Graduate Certificate
College of Health Professions and Sciences
Comm Sci & Disorders, Schl of
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This certificate program has been temporarily suspended effective Summer 2016.
The UCF School of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) Graduate Certificate in Medical Speech-Language
Pathology is designed to prepare speech language pathologists and students currently enrolled in the CSD program with the
knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate and treat individuals with medically-related communication disorders.
Current UCF CSD graduate students: 12 credit hours total (3 courses selected from the list below). Students currently enrolled
in the UCF Communication Sciences and Disorders MA program are required to take 9 credit hours in addition to SPA
6565 - Feeding and Swallowing Disorders, which is required to fulfill the regular degree requirements.
Certificate only, for speech language pathologists (professionals): 12 credit hours (4 courses to be selected from the list below). SPA 6565 - Feeding and Swallowing Disorders is a required course toward this certificate if the student has not previously taken a course in Feeding and Swallowing Disorders at the graduate level. All courses toward the Medical Speech-Language Pathology Certificate program should be selected in consultation with the Master's Program Coordinator and medical certificate faculty adviser, Dr. Bari Ruddy.
Total Credit Hours Required: 12 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Master's Degree

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