This program has been temporarily suspended effective Summer 2012.
The Child Language Disorders Graduate Certificate is designed to prepare practicing speech-language pathologists with knowledge and skills in managing children with language disorders.
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Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Master's Degree|
Required Courses—6 Credit Hours
- SPA 6401 Language Disorders in Infants and Toddlers (3 credit hours)
- SPA 6843 Severe Language-Based Reading and Writing Disabilities (3 credit hours)
Elective Courses—6 Credit Hours
Two elective courses are required in Communication Sciences and Disorders or related disciplines. Elective courses must be selected in consultation with the graduate program coordinator and a faculty adviser.
Admission is open to those with a master's degree from a regionally accredited institution. Students cannot transfer any courses from a previous graduate degree program or certificate toward the completion of this certificate. Admission to the program is competitive on a space-available basis. An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted. Applicants must apply online. Please be sure to submit all requested material by the established deadline(s).
Please note: Due to restrictive state regulations, UCF is not permitted to provide online courses or instruction to students in the following states. If you reside in one of these states, you may not be permitted to enroll in or be admitted to a UCF online program. Please contact your state’s higher education regulation authorities or the UCF Graduate Program (see contact information above) for more details.