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Kean University of New Jersey

Last Modified: 11/2/2018
Nathan Weiss Graduate College
Speech-Language Pathology Prog
1000 Morris Ave
Union, NJ 07083
Phone: (908)737-5822
Fax: (908)737-5805
E-mail Address: jcascia@kean.edu
http://grad.kean.edu/slp

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2014 - 2022)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2021

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
Nathan Weiss Graduate College
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism spectrum disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Data not available.
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
0

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0

Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Master of Arts (MA)

General

Administrative Location:
Nathan Weiss Graduate College
Program Director:
Dr. JoAnne Cascia
Clinic Director:
Dr. Susan Mandel, Clinic Coordinator
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
The degree program does not accept part-time students.
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism spectrum disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Data not available.
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Institute for Adults Living with Communication Disorders Intensive Comprehensive Aphasia Program
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: grad-adm@kean.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application deadline for Summer admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
University hard copy application
Other: video statement, interview
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
CSD graduate degree (for admission to post entry-level degree programs)
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Other: video statement; resume
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 145
Quantitative reasoning: 146
Analytical writing: 3.5
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.2-3.96
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 342
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 342
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 50
Part time: 0
Total: 50

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
50
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 47
Part-time students: 0
Total: 47
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 99
Part-time students: 6
Total: 105

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 57
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 48
Part time: 7
Total: 55

Clinical Post-Entry Level Doctoral Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology (SLPD)

General

Administrative Location:
Nathan Weiss Graduate College
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism spectrum disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Data not available.
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: mnamazi@kean.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: April 15
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
CSD graduate degree (for admission to post entry-level degree programs)
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Other: resume
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 20
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 20
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 11
Total: 11
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
10
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 11
Total: 11
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 11
Total: 11

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 33
Additional Requirements:
Other: Research project
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0