The SF State Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences department is based on the following core values: collaboration, compassion, resilience, inquiry and investigation, life-long learning, professionalism, multiculturalism, leadership, mentorship, advocacy and internationalism.  Please see our SLHS Department Strategic Plan as well as our Position Statement on Supporting Students who are Non-native Speakers of Standard American English.  You can also download our previous CD Program Strategic Plan.

For a shorter, more concise version of our Strategic Plan, please download our Strategic Plan Executive Summary.

Student interns in the SLHS department are placed in internships all over the culturally and linguistically rich San Francisco Bay Area, including urban, suburban and rural schools, private practices, rehabilitation facilities, skilled nursing facilities, acute care medical settings and more. The SLHS department has access to over 20 school districts and 36 medical facilities that are available for placing SF State speech-language pathology interns through established memoranda of understanding (MOUs). Internship experiences range from low-income schools with predominantly English-language learners to rehabilitation centers with war veterans, to clients with voice disorders, to patients with head injuries.

    Monday – 9 a.m - 5 p.m. remote office hours

    Tuesday – 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Wednesday – 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Thursday – 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Friday – 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. remote office hours

    Closed for lunch 12-12:30 p.m.

    Email: slhsinfo@sfsu.edu

    Phone: (415) 338-1001

    The Master of Science (M.S.) education program in Speech Language Pathology {residential} at San Francisco State University 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, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

    The current accreditation cycle by CAA is 2017-2025.  Our curricula prepare students to meet the standards of ASHA certification, California state licensure in speech-language pathology, and the California Speech-Language Pathology Services Credential. Please visit our Prospective Students page for more information about how to apply to our program.



    Clinic Spotlight

    The Nicholas Certo Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic

    The SLHS department also houses a speech-language clinic, which provides high quality and affordable speech-language services for individuals in the San Francisco Bay Area. The SLHS The Nicholas Certo Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic is an educational and training facility for master’s level clinicians. Graduate students provide screenings, diagnostic evaluations, and therapeutic services to children, adolescents, and adults. All services are performed under the direct supervision of a state-licensed and ASHA certified member of the faculty.

    More information about the Nicholas Certo Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic

    Note: The following PDFs are in the process of being made full accessible. If you have difficulty reading the PDFs, please contact the SLHS Department at slhsinfo@sfsu.edu or (415) 338-1001.

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