American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

University of Southern Mississippi

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
College of Health
Dept. Speech & Hearing Sciences
118 College Dr., #5092
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-5092
Phone: (601)266-5216
Fax: (601)266-5224
E-mail Address: Steven.Cloud@usm.edu
http://www.usm.edu/shs/

CAA Accreditation Information

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

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
Some courses are offered online
Part-time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
The program does not offer a multicultural or bilingual emphasis.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
British Studies Abroad/Kings College, London
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:
Minority Institutions
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
Other: There is no application process for students seeking a CSD UG degree (except that they must have a minimum 2.75 GPA).

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
367

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 49
Part time: 0
Total: 49

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health
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:
British Studies Abroad/Kings College, London
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:
Minority Institutions
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Steve Cloud
E-Mail Address: Steven.Cloud@usm.edu
Clinic Director:
Lynn Boardman, M.S., CCC-SLP; Charles G. Marx
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application deadline for Summer admission: February 02
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Undergraduate degree in CSD
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 136-155
Quantitative reasoning: 138-148
Analytical writing: 3.0-4.0
GPA:
3.2-4.0
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 116
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 116
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 42
Part time: 0
Total: 42
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 14

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
24
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 24
Part-time students: 0
Total: 24
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 51
Part-time students: 0
Total: 51

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 58
Additional Requirements:
Other: Pass of Praxis II
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 14
Part time: 0
Total: 14

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health
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:
British Studies Abroad/Kings College, London
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:
Minority Institutions
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Edward Goshorn
E-Mail Address: Edward.Goshorn@usm.edu
Clinic Director:
Charles G. Marx
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application deadline for Summer admission: February 02
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Undergraduate degree in CSD
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 137-159
Quantitative reasoning: 142-148
Analytical writing: 3.5-4.0
GPA:
3.4-4.0
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 35
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 35
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 9
Part time: 0
Total: 9
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 4

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
9
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 9
Part-time students: 0
Total: 9
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 21
Part-time students: 0
Total: 21

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 123
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 11
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 7
Part time: 0
Total: 7

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