American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Western Illinois University

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Comm. Sciences & Disorders
Memorial Hall 230
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309)298-1955
Fax: (309)298-2049
E-mail Address: csd@wiu.edu
http://www.wiu.edu/cofac/csd/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2009 - 2017)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2016

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Fine Arts and Communication
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
Degree program does not offer a distance education option.
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Other: Students may declare a CSD major after acceptance to WIU.

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
77

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 19
Part time: 0
Total: 19

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Fine Arts and Communication
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:
Wales, United Kingdom through Cardiff Metropolitan University
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
State of Illinois Public Schools Licensure
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Bob Quesal
E-Mail Address: r-quesal@wiu.edu
Clinic Director:
Ellen Ehrgott
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Undergraduate degree in CSD
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 147 - 153
Quantitative reasoning: 146 - 152
Analytical writing: 3.0 - 4.0
GPA:
3.25 - 4.00
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 172
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 172
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 43
Part time: 0
Total: 43
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 1

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
19
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 19
Part-time students: 0
Total: 19
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 36
Part-time students: 0
Total: 36

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 49
Additional Requirements:
Other: Portfolio
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 16
Part time: 0
Total: 16

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