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Wichita State University

Last Modified: 11/6/2018
College of Health Professions
Dept of Comm Sciences & Disorders
1845 N Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260-0075
Phone: (316)978-3240
Fax: (316)978-3291
E-mail Address: csd@wichita.edu
http://www.wichita.edu/csd/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2017 - 2025)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2024

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2017 - 2025)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2024

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Departmental Honors Track; Concentration in Deafness and Hard of Hearing
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
University hard copy application
Other: Department application after pre-major coursework is completed

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
100

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 27
Part time: 0
Total: 27

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Professions
Program Director:
Julie Scherz
Clinic Director:
Gina Riggs
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Encourage external practicum assignments (e.g., school and medical placements) to meet students interests.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: csd@wichita.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Other: Undergraduate degree in another field accepted with completed prerequisite coursework. Miller Analogies Test (MAT) may be substituted for GRE.
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 152.2
Quantitative reasoning: 148.9
Analytical writing: 4.1
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.21 - 4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 147
Part-time Students: 1
Total: 148
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 57
Part time: 0
Total: 57
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
12

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
32
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 30
Part-time students: 0
Total: 30
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 54
Part-time students: 0
Total: 54

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 61
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Other: Praxis; Academic and clinical requirements to meet ASHA standards
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 24
Part time: 0
Total: 24

Clinical Entry Level Doctoral Degree in Audiology - Doctor of Audiology (AuD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Professions
Program Director:
Julie Scherz
Clinic Director:
Gina Riggs
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
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: csd@wichita.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Summer admission: February 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Undergraduate degree in another field accepted. Miller Analogies Test (MAT) may be substituted for GRE.
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 149.1
Quantitative reasoning: 147.7
Analytical writing: 4.2
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.23 - 4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 36
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 36
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 17
Part time: 0
Total: 17
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
4

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
8
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 6
Part-time students: 0
Total: 6
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 20
Part-time students: 0
Total: 20

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 87
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Other: Praxis; Academic and clinical requirements to meet ASHA standards
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 9
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 7
Part time: 0
Total: 7

Research Doctoral Degree in Audiology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Professions
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:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
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: csd@wichita.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Degree in another field accepted. Miller Analogies Test (MAT) may be substituted for GRE.
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 0
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
2
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 65
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
0

Research Doctoral Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Professions
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:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
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: csd@wichita.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Miller Analogies Test (MAT) may be substituted for GRE.
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 0
Part-time Students: 1
Total: 1
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 1
Part time: 1
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
4
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 5
Part-time students: 0
Total: 5
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 4
Part-time students: 0
Total: 4

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 65
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
1

Research Doctoral Degree in Speech and Hearing Science - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Professions
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:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Accept students with non-CSD backgrounds who are not interested in clinical practice.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: csd@wichita.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Degree in another field accepted. Miller Analogies Test (MAT) may be substituted for GRE.
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 0
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
1
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 65
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
1