Graduate-Level Semester Credits Program


SpeechTherapyPD.com and the University of the Pacific/Benerd College take pride in working together to make available the opportunity for SLPs, like you, to earn graduate-level semester credits/units.

We understand that being a Speech-Language Pathologist 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 unit, we can help you meet your salary advancement and/or recertification requirements. 

All University of the Pacific/Benerd College courses offered through SpeechTherapyPD.com are graduate-level semester, professional development courses, designed for professional growth for speech-language pathologists. 

University of the Pacific/ Benerd College is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and all courses will appear on an Official Transcript from the Registrar's Office at UOP. 

Cost: $89 for a Basic subscription to SpeechTherapyPD.com (may choose Professional level subscription for $189) per year  + $62 per semester credit

Time: Start anytime! You have up to a year from the registration date to complete the course. 

Registration Process (UPDATED):

*Some school districts may require pre-approval prior to enrollment. It is your responsibility to know your district's policies and seek pre-approval if necessary. 

1. Fill out the secure online registration form here.  You may register for one course at a time or multiple courses at once.  After you have submitted the form, you will receive an email confirmation with your order details along with instructions on how to start the course.  You have up to a year to complete a course.  PLEASE NOTE: you cannot re-enroll in the same course.  If you need additional credits in the future, you may want to consider taking the course for the full 4-credits.   

2. Download the syllabus

3. Sign up for the Basic or Professional Level Subscription with SpeechTherapyPD.com - Buy here!

4. Follow the instructions provided in your confirmation email and start the course. 

5. Once you have completed the required coursework, email your reflection paper and your log of course hours to yoomi@speechtherapypd.com.

6. You will automatically be eligible to be part of the closed community called "The SLP HUB". There, you can interact with the instructor, as well as other enrolled participants. You can also find a suggested list of videos for each course. Go to the Graduate-Level Semester Credits space.

Courses (Each course is available for 1-4 Graduate-Level Semester Credits):

EDUP: 9031, Practical Applications for Articulation & Phonology for Speech-Language Pathologists (1-4 credits) - See Syllabus

EDUP: 9033, Pediatric Language: Practical Applications (1-4 credits) - See Syllabus

EDUP: 9034, Fluency: Practical Applications the Speech-Language Pathologist (1-4 credits) - See Syllabus

EDUP: 9035, Spectrum Disorders: Practical Applications (1-4 credits) - See Syllabus

EDUP: 9036, Pediatric Therapy Techniques for the Speech-Language Pathologist (1-4 credits) - See Syllabus

EDUP: 9037, Feeding and Swallowing in the Pediatric Population(1-4 credits) - See Syllabus

EDUP: 9038, Working with Special Populations (1-4 credits) - See Syllabus

EDUP: 9039, Current Clinical and Professional Issues for the SLP (1-4 credits) –Language Pathologists - See Syllabus

What are SLPs saying about this program: 

"Overall, I learned a lot of new and useful skills that I can put into practice this year during my time with my clients. I look forward to seeing my own clients grown and be successful putting to use the new skills I have learned."  Anita S, SLP

"I found all videos very interesting and all to be applicable to my work with students in our Intensive Needs Program at Wildwood Elementary. I look forward to doing more video training through SpeechTherapyPD.com." Cassy S. SLP

"On a final note, I would like to say that I enjoyed watching many of the other modules and feel that I gained many insights into other professional issues regarding Ethics, Aging Adults, and Private Practice."  Andrea T. SLP

"Overall, I believe this course enhanced my current professional development in that I was able to learn about roles and responsibilities of the SLP in settings I have not worked in, it clarified and supported clinical decisions I have made in the past, and also provided an evidence-based resource for me to utilize in my current position. The information was provided was easily accessed allowing me to complete the course in a timely manner. I appreciated the freedom to select which topics were most relevant and interesting to me as a SLP in the school setting. I look forward to utilizing the information that I learned moving forward in my current clinical practice."  Casey C. SLP

"Our field is so broad, and we have to opportunity to help so many different kinds of clients. I know for me, these courses were a necessary step in reaching my salary schedule goals, but in the end, they have reenergized my passion for this field. I’m thankful for the quality of the courses and for all that I have learned this summer." Megan C, SLP

"These podcasts and video courses have enhanced my therapy approach in a powerful way. I am ready to get consistent and stay consistent. I am ready to incorporate new techniques and bring back old techniques in order to maximize my articulation and language sessions." Diane Z, SLP

"As a speech-language pathologist, I view continuing education as a fundamental component of growing as a professional. Additionally, I feel as if I owe it to my students to provide evidence-based and recent therapy techniques that have been found to be effective in real-life therapy situations. After viewing the sixty hours of therapy." Crystal C, SLP

About the University of the Pacific/Benerd College

The University of the Pacific/Benerd College is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and all courses offered by SpeechTherapyPD.com are graduate-level, professional development courses, designed for professional growth for educators. They are intended primarily for the use of salary advancement & recertification. 

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