American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Mercy College

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Health Professions
Communication Disorders Dept
555 Broadway Room G-15
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Phone: (914)674-7340
Fax: (914)674-7597
E-mail Address: ddicristofaro@mercy.edu
http://www.mercy.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2008 - 2016)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2015

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health and Natural Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
Some courses are 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) : 13
Total dollar amount: $4,423,600
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
94

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 15
Part time: 0
Total: 15

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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health and Natural 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:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Trinidad and Tobago The Immortelle School Lima, Peru; Bangkok, Thailand Healing the Children Northeast
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 13
Total dollar amount: $4,423,600
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Teacher Certification for New York State licensure for Teachers of Students with Speech, Language, Hearing Disabilities (TSSLD) International Servive Learning
Minority Serving Institution:
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Denise DiCristofaro
E-Mail Address: ddcristofaro@mercy.edu
Clinic Director:
Dr. Gloria Schlisselberg
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Undergraduate degree in CSD
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 2
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: completion of 7-9 prerequiste courses
GRE:
Data not available.
GPA:
3.305-4.00
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 466
Part-time Students: 3
Total: 469
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 71
Part time: 13
Total: 84
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
No

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
47
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 37
Part-time students: 10
Total: 47
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 91
Part-time students: 16
Total: 107

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 57
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Other: Proof of passing Praxis exam OR a comprehensive exam
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 32
Part time: 8
Total: 40

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