American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Div of Speech & Hearing Sciences
3102 Bondurant Hall CB 7190
321 S Columbia St
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7190
Phone: (919)966-1007
Fax: (919)966-0100
E-mail Address: idiana@med.unc.edu
http://www.med.unc.edu/ahs/sphs/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2009 - 2016)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2016
Accredited
Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2009 - 2016)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2016

Programs


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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Medicine, Department of Allied Health Sciences
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:
Country Guatemala A 10 day clinical education and global service learning experience is available to students under the direct supervision of faculty from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. The trip is conducted between the end of Spring and beginning of Fall semesters.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 18
Total dollar amount: $2,402,438
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 7
Total dollar amount: $1,247,464
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
childhood hearing loss; childhood autism; excellent external clinical placements
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Ina Diana
E-Mail Address: ina_diana@med.unc.edu
Clinic Director:
Data not available.
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: December 03
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 78
Quantitative reasoning: 70
GPA:
3.00-4.00
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 425
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 425
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 48
Part time: 0
Total: 48
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 17

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
30
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 27
Part-time students: 0
Total: 27
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 64
Part-time students: 0
Total: 64

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 60
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: research experience
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 35
Part time: 0
Total: 35

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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Medicine, Department of Allied Health Sciences
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:
There are opportunities for students interested in hearing services in Guatemala where an SLP faculty member goes annually with interested SLP and AuD students. There are screening activities arranged as well as interaction with local professionals. This is an elective activity.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 18
Total dollar amount: $2,402,438
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 7
Total dollar amount: $1,247,464
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Pediatric Audiology; Cochlear Implants; Aural Habilitation; Hearing Aids; Strong collaborative relationship with UNC Hospitals, Department of Otolaryngology, and the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities. We also work closely with the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Durham and over 30 clinical programs in the Triangle region.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Gabrielle Jones
E-Mail Address: gabrielle_jones@med.unc.edu
Clinic Director:
Stephanie Sjoblad, Au.D.
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 04
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Other: Personal Statement
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 155-161
Quantitative reasoning: 154-158
Analytical writing: 3.5-5
GPA:
3.00-4.00
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 93
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 93
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 13
Part time: 0
Total: 13
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 9

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
9
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 10
Part-time students: 0
Total: 10
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 34
Part-time students: 0
Total: 34

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 102
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 11
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 8
Part time: 0
Total: 8

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Research Doctoral Degree in Speech and Hearing Science - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
School of Medicine, Department of Allied Health Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Masters/research doctoral (e.g., MA/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.
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) : 18
Total dollar amount: $2,402,438
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 7
Total dollar amount: $1,247,464
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Students select research area of interest; interdisciplinary research experiences
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Elizabeth Crais
E-Mail Address: bcrais@med.unc.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: December 17
Application Process:
University online application
Other: Preadmission process
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Other: Personal statement
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 8
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 8
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 6
Part time: 0
Total: 6
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 4

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
3
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 4
Part-time students: 0
Total: 4
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 4
Part-time students: 0
Total: 4

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 48
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Other: Predissertation Project
Research doctoral degrees granted:
3

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