American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Kent State University

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
School of Speech Path & Aud
A104 Music & Speech Bldg
Kent, OH 44242
Phone: (330)672-2672
Fax: (330)672-2643
E-mail Address: lrowan@kent.edu
http://www.ehhs.kent.edu/spa

CAA Accreditation Information

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

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s/master’s (e.g., BA/MA)
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:
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) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $1,000,000
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
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
250

Graduation

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

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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s/master’s (e.g., BA/MA)
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:
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) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $1,000,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Lynne E. Rowan, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BRS-CL
E-Mail Address: lrowan@kent.edu
Clinic Director:
Shelly Francis
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application deadline for Spring admission: November 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Other: Letter of intent
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 147-159
Quantitative reasoning: 140-158
Analytical writing: 3.50-4.00
GPA:
3.0-4.0
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 322
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 322
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 102
Part time: 0
Total: 102
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 18

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
40
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 40
Part-time students: 0
Total: 40
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 77
Part-time students: 0
Total: 77

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 40
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 33
Part time: 0
Total: 33

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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
Degree program does not offer a distance education option.
Part-time Enrollment:
Yes
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) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $1,000,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Lynne E. Rowan, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BRS-CL
E-Mail Address: lrowan@kent.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application deadline for Spring admission: November 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Other: Letter of intent
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 2
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
No

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
Data not available.
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 2
Part-time students: 0
Total: 2

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 60
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research doctoral degrees granted:
1

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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
Degree program does not offer a distance education option.
Part-time Enrollment:
Yes
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) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $1,000,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Lynne E. Rowan, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BRS-CL
E-Mail Address: lrowan@kent.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application deadline for Spring admission: November 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Other: Letter of intent
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 3
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 3
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 1
Part time: 0
Total: 1
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 1

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
Data not available.
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 6
Part-time students: 1
Total: 7

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 60
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research doctoral degrees granted:
1

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