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SUNY at Fredonia

Last Modified: 10/6/2017
Dept of Comm Disorders & Science
W123 Thompson Hall
Fredonia, NY 14063
Phone: (716)673-3203
Fax: (716)673-3235
E-mail Address: tillery@fredonia.edu
http://www.fredonia.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2013 - 2021)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2020

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
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:
Australia France Ireland
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Language: normal processes, disorders
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $150,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $1,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
None
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:
128

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 37
Part time: 0
Total: 37

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Program Director:
Kim Tillery
Clinic Director:
Julie Williams
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:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Language: normal processes, disorders
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $150,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $1,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
An in-house preschool program servicing 16 children ages 3-4 years. The MS program leads to Initial /Professional Certification in Teachers of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD). An on-campus clinic, Henry Youngerman Center, serving about of 3500 clients every year.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Mr. Tim Overbeck
E-Mail Address: Timothy.Overbeck@fredonia.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 2
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Prerequisites if there is a non-CDS undergraduate degree
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 155
Quantitative reasoning: 155
Analytical writing: 155
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.3-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 140
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 140
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 92
Part time: 0
Total: 92
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
8

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
29
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 29
Part-time students: 0
Total: 29
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 56
Part-time students: 0
Total: 56

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 62
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 27
Part time: 0
Total: 27