Doctor of Audiology practicum placements

Additional clinical experiences in the M.A.-SLP program

Semesters two to four supplemental clinical experiences (examples)

Wayne State's speech-language pathology graduate students participate in a variety of supplemental clinical practicum placements beginning in the second semester of the M.A. program. These placements are generally in addition to a primary placement on campus in the Speech and Language Center. Supplemental placements include healthcare, private practice, public school and non-profit agencies. These placements may be short term or for a full semester and may be within the Speech and Language Center or off campus.

Some current supplemental clinical practicum placements for semesters two to four of the M.A.-SLP program include the following programs and sites:

  • Agility Health Care Evangelical Home of Sterling Heights
  • Allen Park Public Schools
  • Athletes with Autism WSU Speech and Language Center
  • Berkley Public Schools Response to intervention
  • Bloomfield Hills Public Schools Hearing impaired programs
  • Children's Hospital of Michigan
  • Concept Rehabilitation
  • Detroit Institute for Children
  • Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Preceptorship
  • Detroit Public Schools Multiple programs (Head Start, hearing impaired programs, general education programs)
  • Diagnostic Clinic WSU Speech and Language Center
  • Glovinsky Center for the Family
  • Grosse Pointe Public Schools Barnes Elementary Preschool programs
  • John McGivney Centre (Windsor, Canada)
  • Life Care Centers of America Rivergate Terrace
  • Mary's Children Family Center WSU Speech and Language Center
  • Michigan School for the Deaf
  • Oakwood Center for Exceptional Families
  • Redford Union hearing impaired programs
  • Roseville Public Schools Hearing impaired programs
  • Intensive Stuttering Clinic WSU Speech and Language Center

Semester five internship placements (examples)

Students complete one full-time internship in the final semester of the M.A. program. Some recent fifth-semester internship sites include the following agencies:

School and community agency sites

  • Chippewa Valley Public Schools
  • Detroit Public Schools
  • Windsor (CA) Catholic School Board
  • St. Mary's Children's Center (CA)
  • Children's Hospital of Michigan
  • Port Huron Area School District
  • Oakwood Hospital Center for Exceptional Families
  • Grosse Pointe Public Schools
  • Warren Woods Public Schools
  • Troy Public Schools
  • Anchor Bay Public Schools
  • Westwood Public Schools
  • Gibralter Public Schools
  • Waterford Public Schools
  • Berkley Public Schools
  • Bloomfield Hills Public Schools
  • Saline Public Schools
  • Children First
  • Dearborn Public Schools
  • Farmington Public Schools
  • Crestwood Public Schools
  • Lake Orion Public Schools
  • New Haven Public Schools
  • Van Dyke Public Schools
  • Rochester Community Schools
  • Northville Public Schools

Health care sites

  • Crittenton Hospital
  • William Beaumont Hospital
  • St. John Hospital-Oakland/Lakeshore Center for Communication Disorders
  • Agility Healthcare-Fraser Villa, Mercy Bellbrook, Marywood Nursing Center and Evangelical Home of Sterling Heights
  • Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
  • Sinai Grace Hospital
  • St. Joseph Mercy Hospital-Ann Arbor
  • Hope Network (Grand Rapids)
  • John Dingell VA Medical Center
  • Botsford Hospital
  • UM Center for Language and Literacy
  • Munson Medical Center (Traverse City)
  • Henry Ford Hospital Main campus, Macomb and West Bloomfield
  • Providence Park Hospital
  • Providence Hospital
  • Willowbrook Rehabilitation Services
  • McLaren Macomb Hospital
  • Munson Healthcare System (Traverse City)