American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
University of Alabama
Communication Disorders
700 University Blvd East Rm 145
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
Phone: (205)348-7131
Fax: (205)348-1845
E-mail Address: cd@as.ua.edu
http://www.cd.ua.edu/

CAA Accreditation Information

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

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
Degree program does not offer a distance education option.
Part-time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
The program does not offer a multicultural or bilingual emphasis.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 4
Total dollar amount: $1,013,698
Federally 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:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
354

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 67
Part time: 15
Total: 82

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
Degree program does not offer a distance education option.
Part-time Enrollment:
The degree program does not accept part-time students.
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
The program does not offer a multicultural or bilingual emphasis.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 4
Total dollar amount: $1,013,698
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinic
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Lacey Watts
E-Mail Address: lwatts@as.ua.edu
Clinic Director:
Marcia Hay-McCutcheon, Laura Moss
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Undergraduate degree in CSD
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 148-157
Quantitative reasoning: 146-154
Analytical writing: 3.00-5.00
GPA:
3.30 - 4.00
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 250
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 250
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 67
Part time: 0
Total: 67
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 4

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
38
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 41
Part-time students: 0
Total: 41
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 76
Part-time students: 0
Total: 76

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 56
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 25
Part time: 0
Total: 25

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