Loyola University Maryland

Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

Graduate Learning Goals

Master Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills for entry-level clinical work documented across course work and clinical practicum experiences in the student’s Knowledge and Skills Acquisition (KASA) form.
  • Demonstrate collaborative client care through participation in interprofessional education and practice.

Think Critically

  • Communicate effectively in spoken and written language demonstrated in clinical report writing, oral presentations, and academic papers.
  • Think critically demonstrated through diagnostic problem solving, problem-based learning, and clinical decision making supported by sound evidence.

Manifest Leadership and Social Responsibility in the Workplace and Community

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the Professional Code of Ethics through problem based learning in coursework.
  • Identify areas of advocacy that will promote the profession, improve client care, or further the evidence-base of the profession.
Kelly Williamson


The M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology offered Kelly the opportunity to grow from one-on-one experiences with licensed, experienced speech-language pathologists

Speech-Language Pathology