American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

University of Arkansas, Little Rock

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Coll of Health Professions
Dept of Aud & Spch Path
5820 Asher Ave Univ Plz Ste 600
Little Rock, AR 72204-1099
Phone: (501)569-3155
Fax: (501)569-3157
E-mail Address: ddshahan@uams.edu
http://www.uams.edu/chrp/audiospeech/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2010 - 2017)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2017
Accredited
Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2010 - 2017)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2017

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
Audiology and Speech Pathology Department
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:
Other: students contact the department and meet with an undergraduate coordinator

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
105

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 22
Part time: 3
Total: 25

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

General

Administrative Location:
Audiology and Speech Pathology Department
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: Kathy Shapley
E-Mail Address: klshapley@ualr.edu
Clinic Director:
Terri Hutton, M.F.A., CCC-SLP
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
Undergraduate degree in CSD
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
GRE:
Data not available.
GPA:
3.2 to 4.0
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 146
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 146
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 40
Part time: 0
Total: 40
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 10

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
20
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 20
Part-time students: 0
Total: 20
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 40
Part-time students: 0
Total: 40

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 49
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: research project or thesis
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 20
Part time: 0
Total: 20

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Clinical Entry Level Doctoral Degree in Audiology - Doctor of Audiology (AuD)

General

Administrative Location:
Audiology and Speech Pathology Department
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: Sam Atcherson
E-Mail Address: sratcherson@ualr.edu
Clinic Director:
Nannette Nicholson, Ph.D., CCC-A
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 148-151
Quantitative reasoning: 150-152
Analytical writing: 3.5-3.5
GPA:
3.17-4.00
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 44
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 44
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 23
Part time: 0
Total: 23
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 5

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
9
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 9
Part-time students: 0
Total: 9
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 32
Part-time students: 0
Total: 32

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 118
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Other: Performance Based Examinations
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 11
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 7
Part time: 0
Total: 7

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Research Doctoral Degree in Speech and Hearing Science - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
Audiology and Speech Pathology Department
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
Degree program does not offer a distance education option.
Part-time Enrollment:
Yes
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: Susan Moss-Logan
E-Mail Address: susanml@uca.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Graduate degree in CSD (post entry-level degree programs)
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 2
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 1
Part time: 0
Total: 1
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
No

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
3
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 10
Part-time students: 4
Total: 14

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 70
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research doctoral degrees granted:
2

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