Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology


California Baptist University offers a 73-unit program to offer the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology.

Accreditation Status

The university as a whole received renewed WSCUC accreditation in February 2011. CBU’s proposed master’s program received final approval from Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) in December 2013. 

The Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program received initial accreditation from Commission on Teacher Credentialing for the State of California on August 11, 2017. This designation allows CBU to recommend students for applying for the Speech Language Pathology Services credential after graduation. 

The master’s  program in  speech/language pathology at California Baptist University is a Candidate for Accreditation by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.  This is a “pre-accreditation” status with the CAA, awarded to developing or emerging programs for a maximum period of five years.

Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
American Speech-Language Hearing Association
2200 Research Boulevard #310
Rockville, MD 20850


Program Contacts

For additional information about the program admission criteria and timelines, contact Stephanie E. Fluitt, MBA, Graduate Admissions Counselor at For additional questions, please contact the program director, Dr. Candace Vickers.

Quick Look

Length of Program: 6 consecutive semesters, full-time
Program Units: 73
Program Starts: Fall only
Application Deadline: January 15
Tuition: Approximately $55,626 based on '17–'18 tuition, $762 per unit
: $355 per semester general fee
 CAA Candidacy Status; Commission on Teacher Credentialing, California 
Location: Riverside, main campus

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