American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

University of Akron

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
College of Health Professions
Schl of Spch Lang Path & Aud
181 Polsky Bldg
Akron, OH 44325-3001
Phone: (330)972-6803
Fax: (330)972-7884
E-mail Address: slpainfo@akron.edu
http://www.uakron.edu/sslpa

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2007 - 2015)
Accreditation includes: Distance Education (Since 2007)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2014
Accreditation Review in Process/Accepting Public Comment

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Professions
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) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $1,500,000
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

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
268

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 55
Part time: 0
Total: 55

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Professions
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
Some courses are offered online
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) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $1,500,000
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: Robin Angell
E-Mail Address: angell@uakron.edu
Clinic Director:
Andrea Brewer
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Resume
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 140-150
Quantitative reasoning: 143-157
Analytical writing: 3.5-4.5
GPA:
3.10-3.95
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 297
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 297
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 85
Part time: 0
Total: 85
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 27

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
60
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 60
Part-time students: 0
Total: 60
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 102
Part-time students: 1
Total: 103

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 56
Additional Requirements:
Data not available.
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 51
Part time: 0
Total: 51

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