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Emerson College

Last Modified: 9/20/2017
Dept of Comm Sci & Disorders
Robbins Spch, Lng & Hearing Ctr
120 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116-4624
Phone: (617) 824-8315
Fax: (617) 824-8735
E-mail Address: sandra_cohn_thau@emerson.edu
http://www.emerson.edu/communication_disorders/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2014 - 2022)
Accreditation includes: Distance Education (Since 2018)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2021

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, School of Communication
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:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $1,041,575
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $2,250,000
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

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
62

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 16
Part time: 0
Total: 16

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

General

Administrative Location:
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, School of Communication
Program Director:
Sandra Cohn Thau
Clinic Director:
Lynn Conners
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:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $1,041,575
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $2,250,000
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

Admission Contact:
Name: Sandy Cohn Thau
E-Mail Address: sandra_cohn_thau@emerson.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 156
Quantitative reasoning: 151
Analytical writing: 4.5
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.2 - 4
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 559
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 559
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 158
Part time: 0
Total: 158
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
30

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
50
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 47
Part-time students: 0
Total: 47
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 95
Part-time students: 0
Total: 95

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 54
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 48
Part time: 0
Total: 48