American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Rush University

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Armour Academic Center
600 S. Paulina Street, Suite 1012
Chicago, IL 60612-3864
Phone: (312)942-6864
Fax: (312)243-8280
E-mail Address: dianne_h_meyer@rush.edu
http://www.rush.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2014 - 2022)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2022
Accredited
Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2014 - 2022)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2022

Programs


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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Sciences, Rush University
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
Some courses are offered online
Part-time Enrollment:
The degree program does not accept part-time students.
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 5
Total dollar amount: $223,699
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dina Batlivala
E-Mail Address: cds_info@rush.edu
Clinic Director:
Dianne Meyer, PhD
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 149-166
Quantitative reasoning: 153-163
Analytical writing: 3.00-5.50
GPA:
2.98-3.97
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 482
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 482
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 44
Part time: 0
Total: 44
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 18

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
26
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 25
Part-time students: 0
Total: 25
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 28
Part-time students: 0
Total: 28

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total quarter credit hours: 108
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Other: Must take but does not need to pass Praxis
Time to Degree (CED):
Total quarters: 7
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 28
Part time: 0
Total: 28

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Clinical Entry Level Doctoral Degree in Audiology - Doctor of Audiology (AuD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Sciences, Rush University
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:
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 5
Total dollar amount: $223,699
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dina Batlivala
E-Mail Address: Dina_Batlivala@rush.edu
Clinic Director:
Michael Hefferly, PhD, CCC-A
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 150-155
Quantitative reasoning: 150-159
GPA:
3.12-3.97
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 109
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 109
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 43
Part time: 0
Total: 43
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 10

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
12
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 18
Part-time students: 0
Total: 18
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 49
Part-time students: 0
Total: 49

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total quarter credit hours: 166
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: Investigative Project
Time to Degree (CED):
Total quarters: 15
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 8
Part time: 0
Total: 8

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