American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Jackson State University

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
School of Health Sciences - Communicative Disorders
350 W Woodrow Wilson
Suite 2301
Jackson, MS 39213
Phone: (601)979-1143
Fax: (601)979-2239
E-mail Address: commdisordersgrad@jsums.edu
http://www.jsums.edu/commdisorders

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2006 - 2014)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2013
Accreditation Review in Process/Accepting Public Comment

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health Sciences, College of Public Service
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:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
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:
Undergraduate clinical experiences Partnerships with outside agencies Required community service Public service mission
Minority Serving Institution:
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
161

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 33
Part time: 0
Total: 33

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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health Sciences, College of Public Service
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:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
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:
Public service mission Unique clinical affiliations Partnerships with outside agencies
Minority Serving Institution:
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Brandi Newkirk-Turner
E-Mail Address: brandi.l.newkirk@jsums.edu
Clinic Director:
Ms. Carol Cannon, M.S., CCC-SLP
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: March 01
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Undergraduate degree in CSD
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 2
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 138-144
Quantitative reasoning: 137-139
Analytical writing: 3.00-3.50
GPA:
3.00 - 3.86
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 111
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 111
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 44
Part time: 0
Total: 44
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 5

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
25
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 23
Part-time students: 0
Total: 23
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 38
Part-time students: 0
Total: 38

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 52
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: Graduate English Proficiency Examination
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 12
Part time: 0
Total: 12

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