American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Tennessee State University

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
College of Health Sciences
Dept of Spch Pathology & Aud
330 10th Ave N, Ste A, Box 131
Nashville, TN 37203-3401
Phone: (615)963-7009
Fax: (615)963-7119
E-mail Address:

CAA Accreditation Information

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2011 - 2019)
Accreditation includes: Distance Education (Since 2006)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2018


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


Administrative Location:
College of Health Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Distance Education Availability:
All pre-requisite courses are offered online
Entire degree can be earned online
Part-time Enrollment:
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) : 1
Total dollar amount: $31,159
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 2
Total dollar amount: $412,232
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
NSSLHA Chapter:


Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Terrie Gibson
E-Mail Address:
Clinic Director:
Dr. Mary Dale Fitzgerald
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application deadline for Spring admission: July 01
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Undergraduate degree in CSD
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Verbal reasoning: 146
Quantitative reasoning: 140
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 238
Part-time Students: 220
Total: 458
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 24
Part time: 31
Total: 55
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 25


Target Class Size:
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 22
Part-time students: 32
Total: 54
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 46
Part-time students: 55
Total: 101


Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 53
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 20
Part time: 21
Total: 41

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