American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

University of South Carolina

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Dept of Comm Sci & Disorders
Keenan Bldg Suite 300
1224 Sumter St
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803)777-4813
Fax: (803)777-3081
E-mail Address: kmullis@sc.edu
http://www.sph.sc.edu/comd/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MSP) (2009 - 2017)
Accreditation includes: Distance Education (Since 2009)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2016

Programs


Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Other (Master of Speech Pathology (MSP) and Master of Communication Disorders (MCD))

General

Administrative Location:
School of Public Health
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
Entire degree can be earned 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) : 4
Total dollar amount: $3,805,329
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $47,113
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $111,563
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Specialty Track in Neurogenic Disorders and Specialty Track in Auditory Verbal Therapy
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Teresa L. Boyett
E-Mail Address: tboyett@sc.edu
Clinic Director:
Danielle R. Varnedoe, MA
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application deadline for Summer admission: January 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 153-166
Quantitative reasoning: 147-158
Analytical writing: 4.0-5.5
GPA:
3.51-4.00
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 244
Part-time Students: 104
Total: 348
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 50
Part time: 43
Total: 93
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 15

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
70
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 37
Part-time students: 33
Total: 70
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 67
Part-time students: 108
Total: 175

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 69
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 32
Part time: 29
Total: 61

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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Public Health
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:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 4
Total dollar amount: $3,805,329
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $47,113
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $111,563
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Allen Montgomery
E-Mail Address: amontgomery@sc.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 12
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 12
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 2
Part time: 0
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 2

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
4
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 2
Part-time students: 0
Total: 2
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 7
Part-time students: 0
Total: 7

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 57
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research doctoral degrees granted:
2

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