Communicative Disorders - Application Process
for Bachelor, Credential and Master of Science Programs
Communicative Disorders program at San Francisco State University is designed
to provide multiple entry opportunities for both graduates and undergraduates.
Students may declare Communicative Disorders as their major at the freshman
level. However, they do not begin course work in Communicative Disorders
until completion of their General Education requirements, which occurs
at the beginning of the junior year.
Students may transfer to San Francisco State University at the junior
year, declaring Communicative Disorders as their major, and begin taking
Students who have not declared Communicative Disorders as their major
may request a change of major at any point in their undergraduate program
upon advising and assuming space is available. Students are required to
complete all the necessary coursework leading to the baccalaureate degree.
All students must apply to the graduate program in order to continue their
professional academic training after the baccalaureate degree.
Graduate transfer students may enter the program following formal admission
procedures and selection processes. Students who do not possess a baccalaureate
degree in Communicative Disorders may expect to spend at least four semesters
completing the undergraduate coursework. (Refer to the program fliers
for specific information concerning undergraduate coursework.)
Application for the credential and master of science include completing
both a department and an university application. Credential applicants
must follow requirements outlined for the Speech Language Pathology Serveices credential;
Master of Science applicants must follow the requirements outlined for
Master of Science degree.
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Department of Special Education, 1600 Holloway Avenue, Burk Hall
San Francisco, CA 94132 (415) 338-1161.