American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Murray State University

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Health Sciences & Human Services
Applied Health Sci/Comm Dis
125 Alexander Hall
Murray, KY 42071-3340
Phone: (270)809-2446
Fax: (270)809-3963
E-mail Address: kkleinhans@murraystate.edu
http://www.murraystate.edu/academics/collegesdepartments/collegeofhealthsciencesandhumanservices/ahs/cdi

CAA Accreditation Information

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

Programs


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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Sciences and Human Services
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:
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

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
118

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 24
Part time: 0
Total: 24

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Sciences and Human Services
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:
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:
Unique features of the graduate program include specific offerings of at least two (2) different seminars on current professional issues/topics in Speech-Language Pathology during each of two (2) consecutive terms . Seminars have a limited enrollment of half the current year’s class to insure a seminar-style classroom setting and a degree of competition for individual seminars.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Kelly A. Kleinhans
E-Mail Address: kkleinhans@murraystate.edu
Clinic Director:
Sharon B. Hart
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Summer admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Undergraduate degree in CSD
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 136-155
Quantitative reasoning: 136-146
Analytical writing: 3.0-4.00
GPA:
3.20-4.00
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 153
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 153
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 28
Part time: 0
Total: 28
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
No

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
28
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 28
Part-time students: 0
Total: 28
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 48
Part-time students: 0
Total: 48

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 61
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: 375 hours practicum
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 17
Part time: 0
Total: 17

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