American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

University of Memphis

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Schl of Commctn Sci & Dis
807 Jefferson Ave
Memphis, TN 38105
Phone: (901)678-5800
Fax: (901)525-1282
E-mail Address: mmendel@memphis.edu
http://www.memphis.edu/csd

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2010 - 2018)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2017
Accredited
Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2010 - 2018)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2017

Programs


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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Masters/research doctoral (e.g., MA/PhD)
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:
Dominican Republic
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 3
Total dollar amount: $4,511,813
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $1,173,259
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Minority Institutions
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Walter Manning, Ph.D.
E-Mail Address: wmanning@memphis.edu
Clinic Director:
Marilyn Wark, Director of Clinical Services in Speech-Language Pathology
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 135-167
Quantitative reasoning: 132-165
Analytical writing: 2.00-5.00
GPA:
3.31-4.00
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 213
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 213
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 56
Part time: 0
Total: 56
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 15

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
25
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 31
Part-time students: 0
Total: 31
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 59
Part-time students: 0
Total: 59

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 50
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: Special Project
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 29
Part time: 0
Total: 29

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Clinical Entry Level Doctoral Degree in Audiology - Doctor of Audiology (AuD)

General

Administrative Location:
School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Clinical doctoral/research doctoral (e.g., AuD/PhD)
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:
Dominican Republic
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 3
Total dollar amount: $4,511,813
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $1,173,259
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Minority Institutions
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Lisa Lucks Mendel, Ph.D.
E-Mail Address: lmendel@memphis.edu
Clinic Director:
Jennifer Taylor, Director of Clinical Services in Audiology
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 137-161
Quantitative reasoning: 133-166
Analytical writing: 2.00-4.50
GPA:
3.22-4.00
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 45
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 45
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 17
Part time: 0
Total: 17
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 6

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
10
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 5
Part-time students: 0
Total: 5
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 25
Part-time students: 2
Total: 27

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 99
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: Research Project
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 12
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 6
Part time: 0
Total: 6

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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Clinical doctoral/research doctoral (e.g., AuD/PhD)
Distance Education Availability:
Degree program does not offer a distance education option.
Part-time Enrollment:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 3
Total dollar amount: $4,511,813
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $1,173,259
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Minority Institutions
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Shaum Bhagat, Ph.D.
E-Mail Address: sbhagat@memphis.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application deadline for Spring admission: June 01
Application deadline for Summer admission: October 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Other: Resume/CV and letter describing research interests and professional goals
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 8
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 8
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 2
Part time: 0
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 2

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
5
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 3
Part-time students: 1
Total: 4

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 57
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research doctoral degrees granted:
0

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

General

Administrative Location:
School 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:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 3
Total dollar amount: $4,511,813
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $1,173,259
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Minority Institutions
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Shaum Bhagat, Ph.D.
E-Mail Address: sbhagat@memphis.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application deadline for Spring admission: June 01
Application deadline for Summer admission: October 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 4
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 4
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 3
Part time: 0
Total: 3
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 3

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
5
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 2
Part-time students: 0
Total: 2
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 10
Part-time students: 2
Total: 12

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 57
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research doctoral degrees granted:
0

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