American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Louisiana State University - Health Sci Ctr, New Orleans

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Dept of Communication Disorders
1900 Gravier St
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504)568-4348
Fax: (504)568-4352
E-mail Address: sdavis2@lsuhsc.edu
http://www.lsuhsc.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MCD) (2010 - 2018)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2017
Accredited
Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2010 - 2018)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2017

Programs


Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Other (Master of Communication Disorders M.C.D.)

General

Administrative Location:
School of Allied Health
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
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
cochlear implants, AAC
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Sylvia M. Davis, Ph.D.
E-Mail Address: sdavis2@lsuhsc.edu
Clinic Director:
Sylvia M. Davis Ph.D.
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Summer admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 152
Quantitative reasoning: 147
Analytical writing: 3.50-4.50
GPA:
3.10-4.00
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 129
Part-time Students: 3
Total: 132
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 25
Part time: 3
Total: 28
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
No

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
25
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 24
Part-time students: 4
Total: 28
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 50
Part-time students: 4
Total: 54

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 63
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 26
Part time: 0
Total: 26

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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Allied Health
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
cochlear implant clinic vestibular laboratory tinnitus clinic
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Barbara Gordon-Wendt
E-Mail Address: bwendt@lsuhsc.edu
Clinic Director:
Jerald James, AuD
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: bachelors degree from accrtedited college or university
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 148-162
Quantitative reasoning: 145-159
Analytical writing: no data
GPA:
2.99-4.00
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 70
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 70
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 18
Part time: 0
Total: 18
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
No

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
12
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 11
Part-time students: 0
Total: 11
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 43
Part-time students: 0
Total: 43

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 112
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: research portfolio
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 11
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 10
Part time: 0
Total: 10

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