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Eastern Michigan University

Last Modified: 11/21/2017
Department of Special Education
128 Porter Bldg
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Phone: (734)487-3300
Fax: (734)487-2473
E-mail Address: dleighto@emich.edu
http://www.emich.edu/coe/departments/special-education/speech-language-pathology/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited on Probation

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education
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:
Hearing conservation
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Autism
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Service Delivery Models
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 online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
110

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 43
Part time: 0
Total: 43

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education
Program Director:
Lidia Lee, Ph.D., CCC-A
Clinic Director:
Denise Kowalski & Karen Parish-Foster
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:
Hearing conservation
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Autism
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Service Delivery Models
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:
Name: Dawn Leighton
E-Mail Address: dleighto@emich.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application deadline for Spring admission: August 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 2
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 151
Quantitative reasoning: 148
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.15-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 243
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 243
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 125
Part time: 0
Total: 125
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
40
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 38
Part-time students: 0
Total: 38
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 86
Part-time students: 0
Total: 86

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 60
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 7
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 34
Part time: 0
Total: 34