American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Northern Arizona University

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
College of Health and Human Svcs
Comm Sciences and Disorders
PO Box 15045
Flagstaff, AZ 86011
Phone: (928)523-2969
Fax: (928)523-0034
E-mail Address:

CAA Accreditation Information

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2007 - 2015)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2015


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


Administrative Location:
College of Health and Human Services
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Distance Education Availability:
Other: For Part-Time program, students complete course practicum experiences at their place of employment as an SLPA.
Part-time Enrollment:
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 2
Total dollar amount: $11,070
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $168,570
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Summers Only Part Time Track of MS in Clinical Speech-Language Path Cultural Diversity Clinical Experience on Native American Reservations Multilingual Clinical Service experiences in NAU Speech and Hearing Clinic
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:


Admission Contact:
Name: CSD Office Staff/ Specific Questions referred to faculty
E-Mail Address:
Clinic Director:
Dr. Kim Farinella
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application deadline for Summer admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Undergraduate degree in any field
Verbal reasoning: 148-156
Quantitative reasoning: 150-162
Analytical writing: 4.00-4.50
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 223
Part-time Students: 90
Total: 313
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 68
Part time: 39
Total: 107
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 4


Target Class Size:
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 19
Part-time students: 31
Total: 50
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 40
Part-time students: 138
Total: 178


Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 63
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: Take Praxis Exam
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 27
Part time: 36
Total: 63

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