American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

University of the District of Columbia

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Nat'l Ctr for Urban Education
Bldg 41 Rm 306
4200 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
Phone: (202)274-6851
Fax: (202)274-5589
E-mail Address:

CAA Accreditation Information

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2013 - 2021)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2020


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


Administrative Location:
Center for Urban Education
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
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:
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) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $319,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Externship Emphasis in Medical Speech - Language Pathology Externship Emphasis in Educational and School-based Speech - Language Pathology Partnerships with Outside Agencies
Minority Serving Institution:
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
NSSLHA Chapter:


Admission Contact:
Name: Wanda M. Colston, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
E-Mail Address:
Clinic Director:
Wanda M. Colston, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: May 15
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Personal Interview may be required
Verbal reasoning: 144-149
Quantitative reasoning: 140 -146
Analytical writing: 4.0-4.5
2.73 - 3.76
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 111
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 111
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 26
Part time: 0
Total: 26
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:


Target Class Size:
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 15
Part-time students: 0
Total: 15
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 30
Part-time students: 0
Total: 30


Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 57
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 11
Part time: 0
Total: 11

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