American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

University of New Mexico

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
College of Arts & Sciences
Dept of Speech & Hrng Sciences
1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Suite 1300
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
Phone: (505)277-4453
Fax: (505)277-0968
E-mail Address: sphrsci@unm.edu
http://shs.unm.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2012 - 2020)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2019

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and Sciences
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:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $300,000
Federally 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:
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
Minority Institutions
Native American-Serving, Nontribal Institutions
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
131

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 23
Part time: 0
Total: 23

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
Other: One course (elective) is offered online
Part-time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $300,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Bilingual specialization in speech-language pathology
Minority Serving Institution:
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
Minority Institutions
Native American-Serving, Nontribal Institutions
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Tracy Wenzl
E-Mail Address: twenzl@unm.edu
Clinic Director:
Dr. Sandra Nettleton
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 144-165
Quantitative reasoning: 141-159
Analytical writing: 3-5.5
GPA:
3.52-4.33
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 102
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 102
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 22
Part time: 0
Total: 22
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 7

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
20
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 18
Part-time students: 1
Total: 19
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 34
Part-time students: 2
Total: 36

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 54
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 12
Part time: 3
Total: 15

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