American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Calvin College

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Division of Arts, Languages & Education
Communication Arts and Sciences Dept.
1810 E Beltline SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Phone: (616)526-6289
Fax: (616)526-6601
E-mail Address: jvwoude@calvin.edu
http://www.calvin.edu/

CAA Accreditation Information

Candidate
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
Accreditation Candidate (MA) (2011 - 2016)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2015

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
Division of Arts, Languages, and Education
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:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
The program does not offer a multicultural or bilingual emphasis.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
China and the United Kingdom
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Collaborations with universities in Spain, Peru, England, China and Hungary Summer research opportunities with faculty Partnerships with community agencies, schools and hospitals Distinctive Christian focus
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
131

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 27
Part time: 0
Total: 27

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

General

Administrative Location:
Division of Arts, Languages, and Education
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:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
The program does not offer a multicultural or bilingual emphasis.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
China and the United Kingdom
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Academic excellence with a Christian focus Neurocognitive clinic Bilingual clinical placements Research assistantships
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Evelyn Kloostra
E-Mail Address: ejk27@calvin.edu
Clinic Director:
Jill Bates
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 2
Writing sample/essay: 1
GRE:
Data not available.
GPA:
3.21-4.00
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 94
Part-time Students: 1
Total: 95
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 24
Part time: 1
Total: 25
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 5

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
25
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 25
Part-time students: 1
Total: 26
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 49
Part-time students: 1
Total: 50

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 72
Additional Requirements:
Other: Capstone Essay
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 24
Part time: 0
Total: 24

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