American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Boston University

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Sargent College of Health & Reha
Speech, Language and Hearing Sci
635 Commonwealth Ave., 4th fl.
Boston, MA 02215
Phone: (617)353-3188
Fax: (617)353-5074
E-mail Address: ksushi@bu.edu
http://www.bu.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2007 - 2015)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2014

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s/master’s (e.g., BA/MA)
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
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 5
Total dollar amount: $3,400,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
Other: Common App

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
77

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 20
Part time: 0
Total: 20

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s/master’s (e.g., BA/MA)
Masters/research doctoral (e.g., MA/PhD)
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
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 5
Total dollar amount: $3,400,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Michelle Mentis
E-Mail Address: mmentis@bu.edu
Clinic Director:
Elizabeth Gavett, MA CCC-SLP
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Minimum GPA of 3.2
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 155-161
Quantitative reasoning: 152-159
Analytical writing: 4-5
GPA:
3.27 - 3.99
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 528
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 528
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 159
Part time: 0
Total: 159
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
No

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
35
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 26
Part-time students: 0
Total: 26
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 66
Part-time students: 0
Total: 66

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 64
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Other: Students are required to either take the comprehensive exam or complete a thesis.
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 4
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 44
Part time: 0
Total: 44

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Research Doctoral Degree in Speech and Hearing Science - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Masters/research doctoral (e.g., MA/PhD)
Distance Education Availability:
Degree program does not offer a distance education option.
Part-time Enrollment:
The degree program does not accept part-time students.
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
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 5
Total dollar amount: $3,400,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Melanie Matthies
E-Mail Address: matthies@bu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate degree in CSD (post entry-level degree programs)
Undergraduate degree in CSD
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 15
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 15
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 7
Part time: 0
Total: 7
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 5

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
4
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 7
Part-time students: 0
Total: 7

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 48
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Other: Qualification project
Research doctoral degrees granted:
0

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