American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
College of Liberal Arts
Dept of Spch-Lang-Hrng Sciences
164 Pillsbury Dr SE, 115 Shevlin
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0279
Phone: (612)624-3322
Fax: (612)625-7586
E-mail Address: peggynelson@umn.edu
http://www.slhs.umn.edu/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2012 - 2020)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2019
Accredited
Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2012 - 2020)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2019

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts
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
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 10
Total dollar amount: $815,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
State funded research grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $80,000
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
211

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 67
Part time: 0
Total: 67

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Non-Clinical Masters in Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology or Speech and Hearing Science

Enrollment

Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 1
Part time: 0
Total: 1

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts
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:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Mexico through the University of Arizona.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 10
Total dollar amount: $815,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
State funded research grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $80,000
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Carl Nelson
E-Mail Address: slhsgrad@umn.edu
Clinic Director:
Dr. Mark DeRuiter
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 06
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Undergraduate Degree
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 154-161
Quantitative reasoning: 151-158
Analytical writing: 4.00-4.50
GPA:
3.26-4.00
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 218
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 218
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 71
Part time: 0
Total: 71
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 2

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
25
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 21
Part-time students: 0
Total: 21
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 52
Part-time students: 0
Total: 52

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 58
Additional Requirements:
Other: Comprehensive Exam or Thesis
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 4
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 19
Part time: 0
Total: 19

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts
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:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
MEXICO
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 10
Total dollar amount: $815,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
State funded research grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $80,000
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Carl Nelson
E-Mail Address: slhsgrad@umn.edu
Clinic Director:
Dr. Mark DeRuiter
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 06
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Undergraduate Degree
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 153-158
Quantitative reasoning: 149-154
Analytical writing: 4.00-4.50
GPA:
3.22-4.00
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 51
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 51
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 22
Part time: 0
Total: 22
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 3

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
9
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 11
Part-time students: 0
Total: 11
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 32
Part-time students: 0
Total: 32

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 101
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 Speech and Hearing Science - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts
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.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Mexico
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 10
Total dollar amount: $815,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
State funded research grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $80,000
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Mark DeRuiter
E-Mail Address: derui001@umn.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 06
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
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: 7
Part time: 0
Total: 7
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 7

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
3
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 15
Part-time students: 0
Total: 15

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 62
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research doctoral degrees granted:
2

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