American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

University of Nevada, Reno

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
School of Medicine
Dept of Speech Path & Aud
Redfield Bldg 152
Reno, NV 89557-0046
Phone: (775)784-4887
Fax: (775)784-4095
E-mail Address: healthsciences@unr.edu
http://www.unr.edu/degrees/speech-pathology

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2009 - 2017)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2016

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
School of Medicine
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:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $15,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
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 online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
182

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 71
Part time: 0
Total: 71

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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Medicine
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:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $15,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Voice, Cleft Palate, Autism
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Rachel Walden
E-Mail Address: rwalden@medicine.nevada.edu
Clinic Director:
Thomas Watterson
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate degree in CSD (post entry-level degree programs)
Undergraduate degree in CSD
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 139-164
Quantitative reasoning: 138-162
GPA:
2.75-4.0
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 115
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 115
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 25
Part time: 0
Total: 25
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 2

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
25
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 23
Part-time students: 0
Total: 23
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 24
Part-time students: 0
Total: 24

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 12
Additional Requirements:
Other: Comp exam or thesis
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 29
Part time: 0
Total: 29

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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Medicine
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:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $15,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Voice, Cleft Palate, Autism, Language
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Debra C. Vigil
E-Mail Address: dvigil@medicine.nevada.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate degree in CSD (post entry-level degree programs)
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 6
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 6
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 1
Part time: 0
Total: 1
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
No

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
2
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 6
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research doctoral degrees granted:
0

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