American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Arkansas State University

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Col of Nursing &Heallth 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: commdis@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

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Nursing and Health Professions
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)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
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 hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
204

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 42
Part time: 0
Total: 42

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Nursing and Health Professions
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)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Richard A. Neeley
E-Mail Address: rneeley@astate.edu
Clinic Director:
Mrs. Arianne Pait
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Summer admission: February 15
Application Process:
University hard copy application
Other: Official Transcipts; Resume; Graduate Readiness Rating forms; Offical GRE scores
Application Requirements:
Undergraduate degree in CSD
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Resume; if applicants do not hold an undergrad CSD degree, they must complete leveling courses prior to graduate admission
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 144=159
Quantitative reasoning: 143-161
Analytical writing: 3.2-4.3
GPA:
3.45 to 4.00
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 159
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 159
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 26
Part time: 0
Total: 26
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
No

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
26
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 26
Part-time students: 0
Total: 26
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 26
Part-time students: 0
Total: 26

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
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 26
Part time: 0
Total: 26

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