American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Loyola University Maryland

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Dept of Speech-Lang Path/Audlgy
8890 McGaw Rd
Columbia, MD 21045
Phone: (410)617-7650
Fax: (410)617-7737
E-mail Address: ejaguilar@loyola.edu
http://www.loyola.edu/academic/speechpathology

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2012 - 2020)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2019

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
Loyola College of Arts and 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) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Interdisciplinary clinic; two clinical centers (Belvedere Square and Columbia); specialty clinics; collaboration with local schools and hospitals; out-of-state externships; language intervention through drama; voice disorders clinic
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
228

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 66
Part time: 0
Total: 66

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

General

Administrative Location:
Loyola College of Arts and 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) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Interdisciplinary clinic; two clinical centers (Belvedere Square and Columbia); specialty clinics; collaboration with local schools and hospitals; out-of-state externships; language intervention through drama; voice disorders clinic
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Mechelle Palmer
E-Mail Address: mjpalmer@loyola.edu
Clinic Director:
Kara Tignor
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
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: 150-158
Quantitative reasoning: 147-154
Analytical writing: 4.00-4.50
GPA:
3.08-3.97
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 325
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 325
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 109
Part time: 0
Total: 109
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 24

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
52
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 52
Part-time students: 0
Total: 52
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 104
Part-time students: 0
Total: 104

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 59
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Other: Praxis; comprehensive exam or thesis
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 52
Part time: 0
Total: 52

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