Student Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate knowledge of communication and swallowing processes, disorders, and differences across the lifespan and the cultural correlates (ASHA Standard IV-B; IV-C).
- Demonstrate knowledge of the principles and methods of prevention, assessment, and intervention for people with communication and swallowing disorders (ASHA Standard IV-D).
- Demonstrate knowledge of standards of ethical conduct, professional issues, and relevant professional certifications and policies (ASHA Standard IV-E; IV-G; IV-H).
- Integrate research principles into evidence-based clinical practice (ASHA Standard IV-F).
- Demonstrate oral and written or other forms of communication skills sufficient for entry into professional practice (ASHA Standard V-A).
- Exhibit clinical competence in evaluation, intervention, collaboration, and interaction with clients in culturally and linguistically diverse background (ASHA Standard V-B).
- Participate in service opportunities within the community consistent with the Christian mission of the university.
Graduates of the CBU SLP master’s program will:
- Live their purpose by combining excellent academic knowledge and clinical skills with kindness and respect to offer quality assessment and intervention to clients and families.
- Become creative contributors to the field of speech-language pathology in order to advance the care of those we serve.
The SLP master’s program will:
- Contribute to the community providing onsite and outreach clinical speech and language services to persons and families with communication disorders.
- Establish interdisciplinary program relationships at CBU to foster research and program development.