American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

La Salle University

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Sch of Nurs & Hlth Sci
Speech-Lang-Hearing Science Prog
1900 W Olney Ave, Box 407
Philadelphia, PA 19141
Phone: (215)951-1982
Fax: (215)951-5171
E-mail Address: amster@lasalle.edu
http://www.lasalle.edu/

CAA Accreditation Information

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

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS), Other (Five-year BS/MS)

General

Administrative Location:
School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s/master’s (e.g., BA/MA)
Distance Education Availability:
All pre-requisite 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)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
We offer a traditional four-year undergraduate program and an accelerated five-year BS/MS program.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
107

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 22
Part time: 0
Total: 22

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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Nursing and 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:
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)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Unique clinical affiliations; specialty in listening and spoken language for children with hearing loss
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Barbara Amster, PhD, CCC-SLP
E-Mail Address: amster@lasalle.edu
Clinic Director:
Maureen Costello, MS, CCC/SLP, Clinic Director; James Mancinelli, MS, CCC/SLP, Director of Clinical Education
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
Undergraduate degree in CSD
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 147 - 160
Quantitative reasoning: 146-158
Analytical writing: 4.0 - 5.0
GPA:
3.15 to 4.0
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 328
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 328
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 75
Part time: 0
Total: 75
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
No

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
25
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 27
Part-time students: 0
Total: 27
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 62
Part-time students: 0
Total: 62

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 51
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: Taking NESPA exam while enrolled in Capstone Course -passing the test is not a requirement
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 29
Part time: 0
Total: 29

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