Academics

Integrated Elementary & Special Education with a Concentration in Speech-Language Pathology

 

The 4+2 program (B.S.E. + M.S.) joins the undergraduate elementary and special education program with the graduate speech-language pathology program

Students complete an undergraduate degree leading to a B.S.E. and NJ state certification as an elementary and a special education teacher. The undergraduate program consists of coursework in professional education; a full major in arts and sciences; five field placements in diverse education settings; and 18 credits in speech-language pathology prerequisite courses. 

If students maintain a minimum GPA of 3.2 each semester and good standing in the program, they are granted automatic admission into the two-year master’s program in speech-language pathology.  

The master’s degree program offers a comprehensive, lock-step curriculum consisting of five semesters of academic coursework and clinical practica in a variety of settings.  Upon completion of the program, students will have gained the knowledge and skills necessary to perform as an entry level practitioner.

Contact Information

Grace May, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Education and Human Services
grace.may@shu.edu
(973) 275-9024
B.S.E. Program Website

Deborah Welling, AuD, CCC-A/FAAA
Associate Professor of Speech Language Pathology
deborah.welling@shu.edu
(973) 275-2947
M.S. Program Website

 
 
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