American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Pennsylvania State University

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
College of Health and Human Development
Communication Sciences and Disorders
308 Ford Building
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814)865-0971
Fax: (814)863-3759
E-mail Address: cyw2@psu.edu
http://csd.hhdev.psu.edu/

CAA Accreditation Information

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

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
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:
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 4
Total dollar amount: $401,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 4
Total dollar amount: $720,000
State funded research grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
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:
434

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 146
Part time: 0
Total: 146

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

General

Administrative Location:
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
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:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 4
Total dollar amount: $401,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 4
Total dollar amount: $720,000
State funded research grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Kathryn Drager
E-Mail Address: kdd5@psu.edu
Clinic Director:
Gordon W. Blood
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Spring admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Other: GRE, GPA, Letters of Recommendation, Letter of Intent
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Letter of Intent
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 154-158
Quantitative reasoning: 150-154
Analytical writing: 4.0
GPA:
3.81
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 228
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 228
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 88
Part time: 0
Total: 88
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 14

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
30
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 36
Part-time students: 0
Total: 36
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 71
Part-time students: 0
Total: 71

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 61
Additional Requirements:
Thesis
Other: Research Paper
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 30
Part time: 0
Total: 30

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

General

Administrative Location:
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
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:
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 4
Total dollar amount: $401,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 4
Total dollar amount: $720,000
State funded research grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
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: Kathryn Drager
E-Mail Address: kdd5@psu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application deadline for Spring admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Other: GRE, GPA, Letters of Recommendation, Letter of Intent
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Letter of Application
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: 91
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Other: 3 research projects
Research doctoral degrees granted:
0

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

General

Administrative Location:
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
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:
Canada University of Toronto
Areas of Research:
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 4
Total dollar amount: $401,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 4
Total dollar amount: $720,000
State funded research grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Kathryn Drager
E-Mail Address: kdd5@psu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application deadline for Spring admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Other: GRE, GPA, Letters of Recommendation, Letter of Intent
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Letter of Application
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 13
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 13
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 6
Part time: 0
Total: 6
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 4

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
4
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 4
Part-time students: 0
Total: 4
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 16
Part-time students: 0
Total: 16

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 91
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Other: 3 research projects
Research doctoral degrees granted:
1

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