Master of Rehabilitation Sciences in Speech Therapy

General Information

The Department of Speech Pathology & Audiology offers a Master of Rehabilitation Sciences in Speech Therapy aimed at providing future clinicians with robust practical learning experiences. This program does not lead to licensure in the United States, rather it is intended to support international clinicians wishing to gain further experience with a variety of disorders. Graduates will have a strong understanding of entry-level and advanced clinical services in a variety of healthcare settings, will produce evidence-based research contributing to the scholarly body of evidence in the field, demonstrate leadership skills that impact delivery of high quality care for patients, and develop skills needed to serve as a patient educator, clinical educator, and faculty member. Admission to the RSST program is on a competitive basis.

The RSST program is an in-residence program requiring 30 credit hours. The program runs August to July and is divided into three semesters (Fall, Spring and Summer). The RSST program requires the following coursework:

RST540 Clinical Phonetics (2)

RST541 Advanced Articulation Disorders (2)

RST521 Advanced Speech Science (3)

RST551 Voice & Resonance Disorders (3)

RST565 Neuromotor Disorders of Communication (3)

RST566 Aphasia & Neurogenic Language Disorders (3)

RST568 Dysphasia (3)

RST535 Pediatric Speech & Language Disorders (3)

RST580 Clinical Methods & Observation I (2)

RST588 Audiology for Speech-language pathologists (3)

RST567 Acquired Cognitive Communication Disorders (2)

RST580 Clinical Methods & Observation I (1)