American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

California State University, Long Beach

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Col of Health and Human Services
Dept of Speech-Language Pathology
1250 Bellflower Blvd, LAB 102
Long Beach, CA 90840-2501
Phone: (562)985-4594
Fax: (562)985-4584
E-mail Address: madding@csulb.edu
http://www.csulb.edu/colleges/chhs/departments/communicative-disorders/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2011 - 2019)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2018

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Human Services
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:
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:
Bilingual/cultural diversity emphasis, specialized course and clinic in Autism, dysphagia, TBI, and AAC specialized courses
Minority Serving Institution:
High Hispanic Enrollment
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
Minority Institutions
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
155

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 12
Part time: 0
Total: 12

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Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Master of Arts (MA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Human Services
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:
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:
Bilingual/cultural diversity emphasis, specialized course and clinic in Autism, dysphagia, TBI, and AAC specialized courses
Minority Serving Institution:
High Hispanic Enrollment
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
Minority Institutions
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Jennifer Ostergren
E-Mail Address: Jennifer.Ostergren@csulb.edu
Clinic Director:
Dr. Geraldine Wallach
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Undergraduate degree in CSD
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Writing sample/essay: 2
GRE:
Analytical writing: 4.00-5.50
GPA:
3.75-4.0
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 161
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 161
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 27
Part time: 0
Total: 27
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
No

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
20
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 19
Part-time students: 0
Total: 19
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 73
Part-time students: 0
Total: 73

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 48
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0

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