American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Appalachian State University

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Dept Comm Sci & Disorders
730 Rivers St
Boone, NC 28608
Phone: (828)262-7182
Fax: (828)262-3153
E-mail Address: cmsadmin@appstate.edu
http://comdis.appstate.edu/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2007 - 2015)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2014
Accreditation Review in Process/Accepting Public Comment

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Sciences
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
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $167,999
State 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

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
128

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 36
Part time: 0
Total: 36

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Sciences
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
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $167,999
State 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

Admission Contact:
Name: Dawn C. Botts
E-Mail Address: bottsdc@appstate.edu
Clinic Director:
Dawn C. Botts
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application deadline for Spring admission: October 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Other: Letter of Intent
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 149-152
Quantitative reasoning: 146-150
Analytical writing: 4.00-4.00
GPA:
3.28-3.92
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 369
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 369
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 88
Part time: 0
Total: 88
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 21

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
44
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 49
Part-time students: 0
Total: 49
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 81
Part-time students: 0
Total: 81

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 60
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 45
Part time: 0
Total: 45

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