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Arkansas State University

Last Modified: 8/27/2018
Col of Nursing & Health Professions
Dept of Communication Disorders
PO Box 910, 2501 Danner Ave
State University, AR 72467-0910
Phone: (870)972-3106
Fax: (870)972-3788
E-mail Address: apait@astate.edu
http://www.astate.edu/college/conhp/departments/communication-disorders

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MCD) (2011 - 2019)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2018
Accreditation Review in Process/Accepting Public Comment

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Nursing and 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 assessment
Balance
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
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

Application Process:
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
120

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 33
Part time: 0
Total: 33

Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Other (Master of Communication Disorders)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Nursing and Health Professions
Program Director:
Dr. Amy Shollenbarger
Clinic Director:
Mrs. Arianne Pait
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 assessment
Balance
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
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: ashollenbarger@astate.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Summer admission: February 15
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Other: Official Transcipts; Resume; Graduate Readiness Rating forms; Offical GRE scores
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Resume;
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 151
Quantitative reasoning: 147
Analytical writing: 3.9
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.6-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 120
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 120
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 26
Part time: 0
Total: 26
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
26
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 26
Part-time students: 0
Total: 26
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 52
Part-time students: 0
Total: 52

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 49
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: 400 clock hours of supervised clinical practicum with a variety of client populations
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 26
Part time: 0
Total: 26