American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Howard University

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
School of Communications
Dept of Comm Sci & Disorders
525 Bryant St NW
Washington, DC 20059
Phone: (202)806-6990
Fax: (202)806-4046
E-mail Address: marelie@howard.edu
http://www.howard.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2010 - 2018)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2017

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Other (Minor)

General

Administrative Location:
School of Communications, Howard University
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:
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $980,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
Minority Institutions
Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
20

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 Science (MS)

General

Administrative Location:
School of Communications, Howard University
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
Other: Praxis Course
Part-time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Brazil, University of Rio Janeiro
Areas of Research:
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $980,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
There are three specialization tracks offered: Education, Medical and Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC)
Minority Serving Institution:
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
Minority Institutions
Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Silvia Martinez
E-Mail Address: smartinez@howard.edu
Clinic Director:
Martine Elie, Ph.D.
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Other: Recommendations
Application Requirements:
Graduate degree in CSD (post entry-level degree programs)
Undergraduate degree in CSD
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
GRE:
Data not available.
GPA:
3.2 to 3.9
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 75
Part-time Students: 6
Total: 81
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 45
Part time: 0
Total: 45
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
No

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
25
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 32
Part-time students: 0
Total: 32
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 52
Part-time students: 0
Total: 52

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 56
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 27
Part time: 0
Total: 27

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Research Doctoral Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
School of Communications, Howard University
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
Other: Praxis Course
Part-time Enrollment:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Brazil, University of Rio Janeiro
Areas of Research:
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $980,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Child Language and Neurogenic Disorders
Minority Serving Institution:
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
Minority Institutions
Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Silvia Martinez
E-Mail Address: smartinez@howard.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Other: Recommendations
Application Requirements:
Undergraduate degree in CSD
Personal interview
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 60
Part-time Students: 6
Total: 66
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 3
Part time: 0
Total: 3
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
No

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
10
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 19
Part-time students: 0
Total: 19

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 51
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Other: Responsible Conduct of Research Certification
Research doctoral degrees granted:
4

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