American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Louisiana Technical University

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
College of Liberal Arts
Dept of Speech
PO Box 3165 TS
Ruston, LA 71272-0001
Phone: (318)257-4764
Fax: (318)257-4492
E-mail Address: tshrell@latech.edu
http://www.latech.edu/speech/pathology-audiology/index.shtml

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2013 - 2021)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2021
Accredited
Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2013 - 2021)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2021

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts
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

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
78

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 15
Part time: 0
Total: 15

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts
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
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: Brenda L Heiman
E-Mail Address: bheiman@flash.net
Clinic Director:
Christy Madix
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Other: Plus Graduate School Application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 147-172
Quantitative reasoning: 145-175
Analytical writing: 3.0-4.0
GPA:
3.2-4.0
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 85
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 85
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 25
Part time: 0
Total: 25
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 5

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
25
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 22
Part-time students: 0
Total: 22
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 36
Part-time students: 0
Total: 36

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 65
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Time to Degree (CED):
Total quarters: 7
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 14
Part time: 0
Total: 14

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts
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
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:
Students have a miniumum of 5 different clinical rotations prior to fourth year residency.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Jessica Newman
E-Mail Address: jnewman@latech.edu
Clinic Director:
Matthew D. Bryan
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Other: Plus Graduate School Application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 146-175
Quantitative reasoning: 148-181
Analytical writing: 3.0-4.0
GPA:
3.2-3.8
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 20
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 20
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 10
Part time: 0
Total: 10
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 8

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
8
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 6
Part-time students: 0
Total: 6
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 16
Part-time students: 0
Total: 16

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 133
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Other: Qualifying exams; portfolio
Time to Degree (CED):
Total quarters: 15
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 3
Part time: 0
Total: 3

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