Admission requirements

Prospective students must have earned a bachelor's degree in a field outside of speech and hearing science with a minimum GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A").

Students interested in this certificate should apply for university admission as nondegree-seeking graduate students and submit a supplemental application to the program.

  1. Download and complete the Postbaccalaureate Certificate Supplemental Application (MS Word).
  2. Email the completed supplemental application to

Program requirements

The certificate requires 27 credit hours. A "C" minimum is required for all courses in the certificate, although students must maintain a 3.00 GPA in the certificate program.

Required Courses -- 27 credit hours

SHS 250: Introduction to Phonetics (3)
SHS 310: Anatomical and Physiological Bases of Speech (3)
SHS 311: Hearing Science (3)
SHS 367: Language Science (SB) (3)
SHS 375: Speech Science (3)
SHS 401: Principles of Audiology (3)
SHS 402: Clinical Methods and Treatment of Communication Disorders (3)
SHS 496: Aural Rehabilitation (3)
SHS 565: Speech and Language Acquisition (3)

Prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this certificate.