American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
253 Barkley Memorial Center
Lincoln, NE 68583
Phone: (402)472-2145
Fax: (402)472-7697
E-mail Address: jill.england@unl.edu
http://www.unl.edu/barkley/index.shtml

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2009 - 2017)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2017
Accredited
Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2009 - 2017)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2017

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Human 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:
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) : 12
Total dollar amount: $2,785,589
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 2
Total dollar amount: $328,192
State funded research grant(s) : 2
Total dollar amount: $192,639
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 3
Total dollar amount: $375,735
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Dizziness and Balance Disorders Lab, Writing to Read, Literacy Lab, Infant Communication, Communication Partners, Honors Clinic
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
227

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 64
Part time: 0
Total: 64

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Human 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:
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) : 12
Total dollar amount: $2,785,589
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 2
Total dollar amount: $328,192
State funded research grant(s) : 2
Total dollar amount: $192,639
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 3
Total dollar amount: $375,735
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Link N Literacy Lab (early intervention & remediation of reading disabilities), AAC Lab, Neurogenetic Communication Disorders Consortium, Medically Handicapped Childrens Oral Plastic Team, Scottish Rite Clinic
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Jill England
E-Mail Address: jill.england@unl.edu
Clinic Director:
Diane Farrand
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 151-158
Quantitative reasoning: 149-155
Analytical writing: 3.5-4.5
GPA:
3.51-4.0
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 150
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 150
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 53
Part time: 0
Total: 53
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 28

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
32
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 30
Part-time students: 0
Total: 30
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 60
Part-time students: 0
Total: 60

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 48
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 30
Part time: 0
Total: 30

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Human Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Clinical doctoral/research doctoral (e.g., AuD/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.
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) : 12
Total dollar amount: $2,785,589
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 2
Total dollar amount: $328,192
State funded research grant(s) : 2
Total dollar amount: $192,639
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 3
Total dollar amount: $375,735
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Dizziness and Balance Disorders Lab, partnership with Boystown National Research Hospital
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Jill England
E-Mail Address: jill.england@unl.edu
Clinic Director:
Kelly Wacker
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 149-155
Quantitative reasoning: 147-155
Analytical writing: 3.5-4.5
GPA:
3.16-3.99
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 46
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 46
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 19
Part time: 0
Total: 19
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 15

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
10
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 8
Part-time students: 0
Total: 8
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 28
Part-time students: 0
Total: 28

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 91
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
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 Audiology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Human 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.
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) : 12
Total dollar amount: $2,785,589
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 2
Total dollar amount: $328,192
State funded research grant(s) : 2
Total dollar amount: $192,639
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 3
Total dollar amount: $375,735
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
vestibular lab, animal research lab, partnership with Boystown National Research Hospital
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Jill England
E-Mail Address: jill.england@unl.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 2
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 2
Part time: 0
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 2

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
4
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 2
Part-time students: 0
Total: 2
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 3
Part-time students: 0
Total: 3

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 90
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research doctoral degrees granted:
0

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Research Doctoral Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Human 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.
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) : 12
Total dollar amount: $2,785,589
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 2
Total dollar amount: $328,192
State funded research grant(s) : 2
Total dollar amount: $192,639
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 3
Total dollar amount: $375,735
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Link N Literacy Lab (early intervention & remediation of reading disabilities), AAC Lab, Neurogenetic Communication Disorders Consortium, Medically Handicapped Childrens Oral Plastic Team
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Jill England
E-Mail Address: jill.england@unl.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 0
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
No

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
5
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 7
Part-time students: 0
Total: 7

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 90
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research doctoral degrees granted:
4

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