American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Harding University

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Dept of Communication and
Sciences and Disorders
HU Box 10872
Searcy, AR 72149
Phone: (501)279-4648
Fax: (501)279-4325
E-mail Address: mvendett@harding.edu
http://www.harding.edu/csd/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2012 - 2017)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2016

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Allied Health
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
Degree program does not offer a distance education option.
Part-time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Data not available.
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:
200

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 40
Part time: 0
Total: 40

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Allied Health
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:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Namwianga Mission, Zambia
Areas of Research:
Data not available.
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
international collaborations and practicum opportunities
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Martha Vendetti
E-Mail Address: mvendett@harding.edu
Clinic Director:
Jan Traughber, M.S., CCC-SLP
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: March 01
Application Process:
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Undergraduate degree in CSD
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 139-162
Quantitative reasoning: 137-157
Analytical writing: 2.5-4.5
GPA:
3.11-3.94
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 124
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 124
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 15
Part time: 0
Total: 15
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 3

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
15
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 14
Part-time students: 0
Total: 14
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 27
Part-time students: 0
Total: 27

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 59
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 13
Part time: 0
Total: 13

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