COMD 495 Internship in Communication Sciences and Disorders


We are offering the COMD 495 Internship Course to current CSUF students who plan to apply for an SLPA license when they complete their B.A. in Communication Sciences and Disorders at CSUF. This course is offered in Spring and Summer only. Students must complete COMD 495 Internship course and the required fieldwork experience through COMD 495 to apply for a California SLPA license. If you are interested in applying to take the course in Summer 2024, please submit all relevant documents via email by Monday, March 18, 2024  by 5pm. Please note that this course is available to both former and current CSUF undergraduate students in Communication Sciences and Disorders, and former students and students who graduate in Spring 2024 can enroll via Open University as a non-CSUF student. More information regarding requirements is provided in the application. If you have any further questions, please contact Dr. Minjung Kim ( ).  

One hundred (100) hours internship experience comprised of at  least 80 hours  of direct patient contact and 20 hours of in-direct patient/client/student services (as per ASHA SLPA regulations) 

  • All hours must be obtained under the supervision of a speech-language pathologist who holds a current, valid certificate of clinical competence from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA CCC-SLP) and is licensed to practice as a speech-language pathologist in California. Hours not obtained in direct patient contact will consist of administrative tasks and other appropriate duties assigned by the supervising SLP. 

CSUF COMD 495 Recommendation FormPDF File

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CSUF COMD 495 Application Summer 2024PDF File