American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Western Kentucky University

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Col of Health & Human Sciences
Dept of Communication Disorders
1906 Col Heights Blvd # 41030
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1030
Phone: (270)745-4541
Fax: (270)745-3441
E-mail Address: bernadette.nullen@wku.edu
http://www.wku.edu/communicationdisorders/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2014 - 2022)
Accreditation includes: Distance Education (Since 2003)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2021

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health 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:
England, France, Belgium, Belize
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:
58

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 58
Part time: 0
Total: 58

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Human Services
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
All pre-requisite courses are offered online
Entire degree can be earned online
Part-time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Great Britain, France, Belgium, Belize
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

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Richard Dressler
E-Mail Address: richard.dressler@wku.edu
Clinic Director:
Dr. Mary Lloyd Moore
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: pre-requisite coursework
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 145
Quantitative reasoning: 145
Analytical writing: 4.0
GPA:
3.5-4.0
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 377
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 377
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 85
Part time: 0
Total: 85
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
No

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
85
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 85
Part-time students: 0
Total: 85
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 175
Part-time students: 0
Total: 175

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 60
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 7
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 113
Part time: 0
Total: 113

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