American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Western Michigan University

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Col of Health & Human Services
Dept of Speech Path & Audiology
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5355
Phone: (269)387-8045
Fax: (269)387-8044
E-mail Address: ann.tyler@wmich.edu
http://www.wmich.edu/hhs/sppa/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2008 - 2016)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2015
Accredited
Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2008 - 2016)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2015

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Human Services
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:
Senegal, West Africa
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) : 2
Total dollar amount: $654,956
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
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 hard copy application
Other: observation and volunteer hours transcript

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
208

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 34
Part time: 0
Total: 34

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Human Services
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:
Senegal, West Africa
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) : 2
Total dollar amount: $654,956
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Course and clinical preparation to serve children of all ages with hearing loss
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Paula Armstrong
E-Mail Address: paula.armstrong@wmich.edu
Clinic Director:
Kathryn Hillenbrand
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: 024-089
Quantitative reasoning: 020-033
Analytical writing: 3.50-5.00
GPA:
3.16-4.00
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 380
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 380
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 94
Part time: 0
Total: 94
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 6

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
31
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 31
Part-time students: 0
Total: 31
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 61
Part-time students: 0
Total: 61

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 63
Additional Requirements:
Other: None
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 29
Part time: 0
Total: 29

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Human Services
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
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 2
Total dollar amount: $654,956
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
clinical preparation to serve young children with cochlear implants and hearing loss
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Gary Lawson
E-Mail Address: gary.lawson@wmich.edu
Clinic Director:
Teresa Crumpton
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 21-83 percentile
Quantitative reasoning: 11-83 percentil
GPA:
3.40-3.85
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 64
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 64
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 30
Part time: 0
Total: 30
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 6

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
6
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 4
Part-time students: 0
Total: 4
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 18
Part-time students: 0
Total: 18

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 118
Additional Requirements:
Other: Independent Research Project
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 12
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 4
Part time: 0
Total: 4

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