University of the Pacific - Graduate-Level Semester Credit

Pursue over 16 graduate-level semester units of credit with the Professional Speech Therapy PD Membership and University of the Pacific, Benerd College. Together, our partnership is pleased to assist speech-language pathologists, PLAs, and educators across the nation meet their professional needs with high quality education and rigor. We understand that being an educator takes time, energy and a lot of dedication so we feel compelled to make this process affordable, practical and at the same time rewarding. For only an additional cost of $62 per credit, we can help you meet your salary advancement and/or recertification requirements.  All University of the Pacific courses offered within our Speech Therapy PD Subscription are graduate-level semester, professional development courses, designed as professional growth for educators.

How it Works:

Step 1

Sign up for the Professional Level Subscription with SpeechTherapy.com.

Step 2

Complete coursework requirements based on the modules in your subscription

Step 3

Earn Graduate-Level Semester Credit from Univeristy of the Pacific, Benerd College

Graduate Level Credit For Speech-Language Pathologists, SLPAS, Teachers and Educators

SpeechTherapyPD.com is proud to serve speech-language pathologists and SLPAs worldwide by providing meaningful learning opportunities and continuing education experiences that inspire clinicians and enhance therapy on a holistic level. Now you can finally earn credit doing what you love! And at only $62 per semester credit, our credit options are convenient, practical and affordable. Completely designed for busy professionals like you, you will get up to 12 months to submit and access coursework requirements, and extensions are always granted upon request. 

Step 1: Purchase the Professional Level Speech Therapy PD Membership

  • Get access to ALL courses (500 + Hours of Courses)
  • Courses up to 15 hours in length
  • 12-Month access from purchase date

Step 2: Complete follow-up coursework requirements based on your learning experience

Upon successfully purchasing the Professional Level Speech Therapy PD subscription, you will invest time reflecting on membership course materials to culminate in an innovative project of your choice and reflect on the applications and strategies learned. As a student, you will complete online lectures, take online tests (open-note), and complete reflection reports to demonstrate how the particular modules you complete enhance your professional development. The specific requirements concerning your coursework will depend on how many credits you select to earn per course. Enroll in up to 8 graduate-level courses and select up to 4 credits per course!

Overview of requirements per course:

 

1 graduate-level credit:
1) view 15 hours of online lectures
2) take online test for each module (open notes)
3) submit a 1 page, single space narrative reflection report summarizing how the particular modules have enhanced your professional development.

 

2 graduate-level credits:
1) view 30 hours of online lectures 
2) take online test for each module viewed (open notes)
3) submit a 1.5 page, single space narrative reflection report summarizing how the particular modules have enhanced your professional development. 

 

3 graduate-level credits:
1) view 45 hours of online lectures 
2) taking online test for each module (open notes) 
3) submit a 2 page, single space narrative reflection report summarizing how the particular modules have enhanced your professional development. 

 

4 graduate-level credits:
 1) view 60 hours of online lectures
 2) take online test for each module (open notes) 
3) submit a 2.5 page, single space narrative reflection report summarizing how the particular modules have enhanced your professional development.

Step 3: Earn Graduate-Level Semester Credits

Graduate-level semester credit is awarded upon successful completion of coursework requirements. Primarily designed for salary advancement and licensure renewal requirements, all Speech Therapy Professional Development courses are letter graded and will appear on an Official Transcript from University of the Pacific, Benerd College. The true course ending date that will appear on your transcript will reflect the date in which your completed coursework was reviewed and graded. 

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Available Courses

Each course below may be attempted for 1-4 graduate-level credits. Enrollment is open year round and you may register for credit once you have received access to your membership.

University-Approved Courses

Course Number

Credits

Tuition Fee

Syllabus

Enrollment Date

Practical Applications for Speech-Language Pathologists

EDUP 9031

1 - 4

$62 / per credit

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Year Round

Pediatric Language: Practical Applications

EDUP 9033

1 - 4

$62 / per credit

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Year Round

Fluency: Practical Application the Speech Language Pathologist

EDUP 9034

1 - 4

$62 / per credit

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Year Round

Spectrum Disorder: Practical Applications

EDUP 9035

1 - 4

$62 / per credit

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Year Round

Pediatric Therapy Techniques for the Speech-Language Pathologist

EDUP 9036

1 - 4

$62 / per credit

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Year Round

Feeding and Swallowing in the Pediatric Population

EDUP 9037

1 - 4

$62 / per credit

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Year Round

Working with Special Populations

EDUP 9038

1 - 4

$62 / per credit

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Year Round

Current Clinical and Professional Issue for the SLP

EDUP 9039

1 - 4

$62 / per credit

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Year Round

About the Credits & Pacific

The credits offered are post-baccalaureate, graded, graduate-level semester credits, provided directly through the University of the Pacific, Benerd College. They are specifically designed to meet the needs of educators for Salary Advancement and Re-certification.  The credits are acceptable where local districts approve and applicable to state licensing where authorized. We always encourage that you check with your employer for acceptability of these credits. Course participants are responsible to determine acceptability of these credits for their intended use. Each graduate-level semester credit is equivalent to 15 hours of academic involvement. 

University of the Pacific, established in 1851, is California’s oldest private chartered university and is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

FAQ & Support

Frequently Asked Questions

You can register one of two ways:

1. Online: click on REGISTER NOW and select your desired workshop course title(s). At checkout, you will be required to pay with credit card.

2. By Mail/Fax: Complete the PDF Course Registration Form and send your documentation to our office. You may include a check or money order as a payment option.

Your coursework can be submitted up to 6 months after registering, and extensions are always granted upon request. You may also submit your coursework earlier if needed. The true course ending date that will appear on your transcript will reflect the date your coursework was received.

UOP’s continuing education course credits / units are acceptable where local districts approve and are applicable to state licensing or salary advancement where authorized. All students are responsible for determining the acceptability of these credits for their intended use.

The University of the Pacific is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Established in 1851, it is the oldest private chartered university in the state of California.

The credits offered are post-baccalaureate, graded, graduate level semester credits that are not part of a degree program at University of the Pacific, but instead are used for professional growth such as salary advancement and re-certification. 

Although we know the value in having a live classroom setting handy, you do not need a classroom to take this course. You will simply develop a plan of action describing how you will implement the strategies that you have learned.