American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

University of Maryland, College Park

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Col of Behavioral & Social Sci
Hearing & Speech Science
Lefrak Hall 0100
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: (301)405-4213
Fax: (301)314-2023
E-mail Address: rbeasley@umd.edu
http://www.bsos.umd.edu/hesp/

CAA Accreditation Information

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

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
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
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 6
Total dollar amount: $734,130
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:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
UGs may participate as TAs in Language Preschool (LEAP)
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
225

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 Arts (MA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Clinical doctoral/research doctoral (e.g., AuD/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) : 6
Total dollar amount: $734,130
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:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
On-site language pre-school program
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Valerie Brownlee
E-Mail Address: valerieb@umd.edu
Clinic Director:
Colleen Worthington, M.A.
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall 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: 152-170
Quantitative reasoning: 149-166
Analytical writing: 3.5-6.0
GPA:
3.43-4.0
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 266
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 266
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 50
Part time: 0
Total: 50
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 16

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
24
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 16
Part-time students: 0
Total: 16
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 56
Part-time students: 0
Total: 56

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 36
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 17
Part time: 0
Total: 17

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Clinical doctoral/research doctoral (e.g., AuD/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) : 6
Total dollar amount: $734,130
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:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Valerie Brownlee
E-Mail Address: valerieb@umd.edu
Clinic Director:
Margaret McCabe, AuD
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall 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: 152-168
Quantitative reasoning: 147-160
Analytical writing: 4.0-5.0
GPA:
3.4-3.99
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 90
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 90
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 21
Part time: 0
Total: 21
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 11

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
7
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 7
Part-time students: 0
Total: 7
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 24
Part-time students: 0
Total: 24

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 93
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 8
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 6
Part time: 0
Total: 6

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Research Doctoral Degree in Audiology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Clinical doctoral/research doctoral (e.g., AuD/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) : 6
Total dollar amount: $734,130
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:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Valerie Brownlee
E-Mail Address: valerieb@umd.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 0
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
Data not available.
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 50
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Other: Candidacy research
Research doctoral degrees granted:
0

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Behavioral and Social 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) : 6
Total dollar amount: $734,130
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:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Offers Certificate in Neuroscience & Cognitive Neuroscience (NACS); member of campus Language IGERT program Infant testing labs (head-turn, eye-tracking) On campus neuroimaging center
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Valerie Brownlee
E-Mail Address: valerieb@umd.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 17
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 17
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 4
Part time: 0
Total: 4
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 4

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
3
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 2
Part-time students: 0
Total: 2
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 4
Part-time students: 0
Total: 4

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 50
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Other: Candidacy research
Research doctoral degrees granted:
0

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