American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Ball State University

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
College of Sciences & Humanities
Dept of Spch Pathology & Aud
AC 104
Muncie, IN 47306
Phone: (765)285-8160
Fax: (765)285-5623
E-mail Address: mgermani@bsu.edu
http://www.bsu.edu/csh/spa/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2009 - 2017)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2016
Accredited
Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2009 - 2017)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2016

Programs


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

General

Administrative Location:
Department of Speech Pathology & Audiology
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
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Two semesters of on-campus clinical practicum experiences for undergraduate students meeting departmental criteria
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
316

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 65
Part time: 0
Total: 65

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

General

Administrative Location:
Department of Speech Pathology & Audiology
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
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

Admission Contact:
Name: Mary Jo Germani, Ph.D.
E-Mail Address: mgermani@bsu.edu
Clinic Director:
Patty Couch
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application deadline for Summer admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Other: application letter
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 142-148
Quantitative reasoning: 144-147
Analytical writing: 3.00-3.50
GPA:
3.48-4.00
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 247
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 247
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 63
Part time: 0
Total: 63
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 4

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
40
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 41
Part-time students: 0
Total: 41
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 82
Part-time students: 0
Total: 82

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 56
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 41
Part time: 0
Total: 41

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

General

Administrative Location:
Department of Speech Pathology & Audiology
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
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

Admission Contact:
Name: Lauren Shaffer, PhD
E-Mail Address: LASHAFFER@bsu.edu
Clinic Director:
Blair Mattern
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 146-150
GPA:
3.18-3.80
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 23
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 23
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 9
Part time: 0
Total: 9
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 4

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
8
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 7
Part-time students: 0
Total: 7
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 28
Part-time students: 0
Total: 28

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 100
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 12
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 9
Part time: 0
Total: 9

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