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College offers new masters program

SAN MARCOS — Cal State San Marcos recently announced the launch of a new Master of Arts in Education with an Option in Communicative Sciences and Disorders that will prepare students for practice in the field of speech language pathology.
The new program, which was approved by the California Commission on Teacher
Credentialing, or CCTC, is designed to provide graduate students with the skills and knowledge in practice related to the assessment and treatment of individuals across the lifespan with a broad array of communication and swallowing disorders.
The program is geared toward practice in the public schools. The program, offered by the College of Education in partnership with Extended Learning, will
begin its first group of students this fall semester, and is accepting applications online through July 1, 2010. Admitted students will enroll for a total of 75 units over five semesters, including 400 hours of supervised community based practice in speech language pathology. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible for state licensure, and CCTC credentialing.
For more details about the M.A. in Education with an Option in Communicative Sciences and Disorders, visit or call (760) 750-4020.