Department Chair: Jennifer Ostergen
Department Office: Language Arts Building (LAB), Room 102
Telephone / FAX: (562) 985‑4594 / (562) 985-4584
Clinic Office: Language Arts Building (LAB) Room 112
Telephone: (562) 985-4583
Faculty: Belinda Daughrity, Jennifer Ostergren, Lei Sun, Pei-Fang Hung, Salim Al-Ani, Edward Garcia, Alaine Ocampo
Undergraduate: Lei Sun
Graduate: Pei-Fang Hung
Clinic Coordinator: Bryanne Ngo
Technician: Rodney Pau
Department Administrator: Ruben Perez
College: College of Health and Human Services
Courses: Speech-Language Pathology (CD) Courses
Speech-Language Pathologist • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant • Audiologist • Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor • Supervisor of Special Education (For more information, see www.careers.csulb.edu.)
The Speech-Language Pathology Department provides undergraduate coursework for students planning careers in speech‑language pathology or audiology. Departmental majors may complete work leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Master of Arts degree in Speech‑Language Pathology. Students who earn the Master's degree qualify for the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the Speech-Language Pathology Services Credential from the California Commission for Teacher Credentialing, and the State of California Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology. Students pursuing the B.A. degree may qualify for State of California Licensure as a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant.
The department maintains a language, speech and hearing clinic to serve as a clinical and research laboratory on campus for both graduate and undergraduate students. Field placements are available in local hospitals, rehabilitation agencies, language/speech/hearing clinics, and public schools.
The master's education program in Speech-Language Pathology at California State University, Long Beach is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.
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