University of Texas at El Paso Academic Catalog

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Graduate Certificate in Concussion Management: Speech Language Pathology

The purpose of this certification is to provide additional educational and practicum experiences for speech-language pathologists in the area of diagnosis and treatment of individuals who experience mild TBI/Concussion.  The required courses are included in the current curricular requirements, with additional requirements that can be satisfied with elective Problems/Projects: Concussion Management coursework, and 50 hours of focused clinical practicum in concussion management, which will be supervised by CMC faculty, and will count toward the required total of practicum hours for the master’s degree.  This certification is designed for students seeking a master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology, or licensed professionals seeking post-master’s degree certification.

Degree Plan

Required Credits: 13

Certificate in Concussion Management (All courses require a grade of C or better)
Required Courses:
SPLP 5172Problems-Projects in SPLP1
SLP 5331Research in CD/EBP3
SPLP 5330Diff Diag of Comm Disorders3
SLP 5337Adult 2 - Neuro. Speech/Lang3
SPLP 5369Grad Prac SPLP Univ3
Total Hours13