American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

University of Kentucky

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Div of Comm Disorders
Wethington Bldg Ste 120
900 S Limestone
Lexington, KY 40536-0200
Phone: (859)323-1100 (80571)
Fax: (859)257-1017
E-mail Address: jfdeem1@uky.edu
http://www.mc.uky.edu/CommDisorders/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2013 - 2021)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2020

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Other (Bachelor of Health Science)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Sciences
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)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $170,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 2
Total dollar amount: $4,000,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
The College of Health Sciences offers a Human Health Sciences Major that would also permit an undergraduate in Communication Sciences and Disorders to take elective courses in such topics as Health Law, Ethics, Health Advocacy, etc.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
98

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 42
Part time: 0
Total: 42

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Sciences
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:
England, Ecuador, Israel
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $170,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 2
Total dollar amount: $4,000,000
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: Dr. Jodelle Deem
E-Mail Address: jfdeem1@uky.edu
Clinic Director:
Mrs. Donna S. Morris
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
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: 146-159
Quantitative reasoning: 147-163
Analytical writing: 3.0-5.0
GPA:
3.27-4.00
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 331
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 331
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 45
Part time: 0
Total: 45
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 12

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
30
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 31
Part-time students: 0
Total: 31
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 57
Part-time students: 0
Total: 57

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 30
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 28
Part time: 0
Total: 28

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
Some courses are offered online
Part-time Enrollment:
Yes
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)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $170,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 2
Total dollar amount: $4,000,000
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: Dr. Anne Olson
E-Mail Address: aolso2@uky.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: June 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Personal interview
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 7
Part-time Students: 3
Total: 10
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 2
Part time: 4
Total: 6

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
Data not available.
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 3
Part-time students: 2
Total: 5
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 8
Part-time students: 2
Total: 10

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 55
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Research doctoral degrees granted:
2

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