American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

University of Central Florida

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Col of Health & Public Affairs
Dept of Comm Disorders
PO Box 162215
Orlando, FL 32816-2215
Phone: (407)823-4798
Fax: (407)823-4816
E-mail Address: amy.casady@ucf.edu
http://www.cohpa.ucf.edu/comdis

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2008 - 2016)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2015

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Public Affairs
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
Some courses are offered online
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:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $178,179
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Accelerated bachelors to masters track;
Minority Serving Institution:
Minority Institutions
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
742

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 154
Part time: 75
Total: 229

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Public Affairs
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:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Puerto Rico, Nicaragua, Brazil
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $178,179
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
ELL grant program, DHH grant program, schools consortium program
Minority Serving Institution:
Minority Institutions
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Joy Kittredge
E-Mail Address: Joy.kittredge@ucf.edu
Clinic Director:
Debra Knox
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application deadline for Spring admission: October 01
Application deadline for Summer admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 149-155
Quantitative reasoning: N/A
Analytical writing: 4.0-4.5
GPA:
3.3-4.0
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 617
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 617
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 183
Part time: 0
Total: 183
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
No

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
105
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 93
Part-time students: 0
Total: 93
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 206
Part-time students: 0
Total: 206

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 72
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: Praxis
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 81
Part time: 0
Total: 81

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Public Affairs
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.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $178,179
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Language and Literacy, School Speech-Language Pathology
Minority Serving Institution:
Minority Institutions
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Barbara J. Ehren
E-Mail Address: Barbara.ehren@ucf.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 4
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 4
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 3
Part time: 0
Total: 3
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 1

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
3
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 2
Part-time students: 0
Total: 2
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 6
Part-time students: 3
Total: 9

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 81
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Other: additional research study; manuscript submission
Research doctoral degrees granted:
0

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