Eastern Kentucky University offers a Master of Arts in Communication Disorders. The M.A. in Communication Disorders is a 63 hour degree program, which only begins in the Summer semester. In addition to academic coursework, students must complete 400 clock hours of supervised practicum prior to exiting from the graduate program. At least 375 of these 400 hours must be in direct patient/client contact and 25 in clinical observation. This requirement meets the number of hours specified for national certification by the Council for Clinical Certification in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (ASHA) and will meet or exceed the hours required for Kentucky Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology.
The Master's of Arts (M.A.) education program in speech-language pathology (residential) at Eastern Kentucky University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.