American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

SUNY at Buffalo

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
College of Arts & Sciences
Dept of Comm Disorders & Sci
3435 Main St, 122 Cary Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-3004
Phone: (716)829-2797
Fax: (716)829-3979
E-mail Address: cdsdept@buffalo.edu
http://wings.buffalo.edu/soc-sci/cds/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2009 - 2017)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2016
Accredited
Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2009 - 2017)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2016

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and 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) : Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
120

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 61
Part time: 0
Total: 61

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Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Master of Arts (MA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and 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) : Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. D. Jeffery Higginbotham
E-Mail Address: cdsjeff@buffalo.edu
Clinic Director:
Dr. Susan Roberts
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 2
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Bachelors degree
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 145-163
Quantitative reasoning: 147-158
GPA:
3.60-4.00
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 174
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 174
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 42
Part time: 0
Total: 42
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 15

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
30
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: 43
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Other: EIther Comprehensive exam or thesis
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 27
Part time: 0
Total: 27

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Other: AuD/MBA
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) : Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Master of Business Administration track/degree
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. D. Jeffery Higginbotham
E-Mail Address: cdsjeff@buffalo.edu
Clinic Director:
Dr. Susan Roberts
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 2
Writing sample/essay: 1
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 148-155
Quantitative reasoning: 148-159
GPA:
3.50-4.00
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 57
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 57
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 22
Part time: 0
Total: 22
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 5

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
10
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 12
Part-time students: 0
Total: 12
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 37
Part-time students: 0
Total: 37

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 75
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Other: Clinical Gateway exam
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 9
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 7
Part time: 0
Total: 7

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Research Doctoral Degree in Audiology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and 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) : Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. D. Jeffery Higginbotham
E-Mail Address: cdsjeff@buffalo.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
Undergraduate degree in CSD
Personal interview
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 2
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 42
Part time: 0
Total: 42
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 1

Enrollment

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

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 72
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Other: Two other research projects and three presentations
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 Arts and 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) : Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. D. Jeffery Higginbotham
E-Mail Address: cdsjeff@buffalo.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
Personal interview
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:
1
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 72
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Other: Two other research projects and three presentations
Research doctoral degrees granted:
0

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Research Doctoral Degree in Speech and Hearing Science - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and 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) : Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. D. Jeffery Higginbotham
E-Mail Address: cdsjeff@buffalo.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
Personal interview
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 3
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 3
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0
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: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 72
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Other: Two other research projects and three presentations
Research doctoral degrees granted:
0

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