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Grand Valley State University

Last Modified: 11/14/2017
College of Health Professions
Dept of Comm Sciences and Disorders
515 Michigan St NE Ste 300
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3314
Phone: (616)331-5540
Fax: (616)331-5544
E-mail Address: halling@gvsu.edu
http://www.gvsu.edu/csd/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2018 - 2023)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2022

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Professions
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
No multicultural or bilingual emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Language: normal processes, disorders
Speech: articulation, phonology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
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:
195

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 90
Part time: 0
Total: 90

Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Master of Science (MS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Professions
Program Director:
Dan C Halling
Clinic Director:
Shannon Lorenz
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:
No multicultural or bilingual emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Language: normal processes, disorders
Speech: articulation, phonology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
This is an intensive 4-semester program. Students are assigned to clinical placements beginning their first semester.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Beth Macauley
E-Mail Address: macauleb@gvsu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Undergraduate prerequisite courses
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 150
Quantitative reasoning: 149
Analytical writing: 4.1
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.1-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 244
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 244
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 55
Part time: 0
Total: 55
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
32
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 32
Part-time students: 0
Total: 32
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 66
Part-time students: 0
Total: 66

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 60
Additional Requirements:
Other: Portfolio
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 4
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 34
Part time: 0
Total: 34