American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Western Carolina University

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Communication Sci & Dis
158 Health & Human Sci Bldg
Cullowhee, NC 28723
Phone: (828)227-3381
Fax: (828)227-7456
E-mail Address: ogletree@wcu.edu
http://commdis.wcu.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2013 - 2021)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2020

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Human 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:
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
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:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
97

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 24
Part time: 1
Total: 25

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Human 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:
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
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:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Bill Ogletree
E-Mail Address: ogletree@wcu.edu
Clinic Director:
Tracie Rice
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 152
Quantitative reasoning: 154
Analytical writing: 4.0
GPA:
3.30-4.00
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 296
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 296
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 44
Part time: 0
Total: 44
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 10

Enrollment

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

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 60
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 35
Part time: 1
Total: 36

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