American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Grand Valley State University

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
College of Health Professions
Dept of Comm Sciences and Disorders
515 Michigan St NE Ste 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3314
Phone: (616)331-5555
Fax: (616)331-5556
E-mail Address: halling@gvsu.edu
http://www.gvsu.edu/csd/

CAA Accreditation Information

Candidate
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
Accreditation Candidate (MS) (2013 - 2018)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2017

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Professions
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:
Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to participate in CSD service opportunities in Mexico. The program is also exploring study/service abroad opportunities in Guatemala and Ghana.
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:
109

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 41
Part time: 0
Total: 41

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Professions
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: Beth Macauley
E-Mail Address: macauleb@gvsu.edu
Clinic Director:
Denise Ludwig
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application deadline for Spring admission: July 15
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Other: completion of prerequisite undergraduate SLP coursework, writing sample at time of interview, and contact information for persons serving as references
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 148-155
Quantitative reasoning: 146-154
Analytical writing: 3.5-4
GPA:
3.03-3.98
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 137
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 137
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 63
Part time: 0
Total: 63
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
No

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
30
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: 60
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 4
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0

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