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Additional Information for On-Campus Graduate Students


Courses for the on-campus program are a blended format of face-to-face and online courses. Campus Graduate Class of 2011 with thier instructor, Mrs. Janice Smith All courses utilize Blackboard and  Adobe Connect Pro which allows more interaction and live video stream. Classes are scheduled on campus in the evenings and some Saturdays to allow time to work and/or complete clinical requirements during the daytime hours.

Program Length

This is a full time program beginning in the fall term and can be completed in 7-8 semesters including winter and summer terms. The program must be completed within 6 years.

Clinical Internship Information

Newly admitted Communication Sciences and Disorders graduate students will be expected to consecutively complete two sections of SLP 590 Clinical Internship at Western Kentucky University's Communication Disorders Clinic. One section of 590 will be completed during the fall semester and one section will be completed during the spring semester.   Graduate level clinicians will be assigned by the Clinic Director to two full days of clinic. The entering graduate student must devote either M/W or T/R from 8:30 am -5:00 pm to the clinical assignment. The clinic will open at 8:30 am and close at 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. In addition, graduate level clinicians will be expected to attend all clinic meetings and meet all assigned clinical responsibilities on time.  For more details regarding Clinical Internship please click here.

For admission and application requirements for the graduate program click here


For more information and questions please contact:

Lauren Bland Ph.D., CCC-SLP – Associate Professor (

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