American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Abilene Christian University

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
College of Ed & Hmn Svcs
Dept of Comm Sci & Disorders
ACU Box 28058
Abilene, TX 79699-8058
Phone: (915)674-2074
Fax: (915)674-2552
http://www.acu.edu/academics/cas/comm_disorders.html

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2007 - 2015)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2014

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Human Services
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
Degree program does not offer a distance education option.
Part-time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
The program does not offer a multicultural or bilingual emphasis.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Montevideo, Uruguay
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
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
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
123

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 29
Part time: 0
Total: 29

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Human Services
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:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Bilingual Emphasis Program; Spanish-English Out-of-area clinical placements in Summer and 2nd Spring semesters
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Terry Baggs
E-Mail Address: terry.baggs@acu.edu
Clinic Director:
Diana Taylor
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Undergraduate degree in CSD
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 147-150
Quantitative reasoning: 145-151
GPA:
2.97-4.0
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 133
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 133
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 25
Part time: 0
Total: 25
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 6

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
18
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 18
Part-time students: 0
Total: 18
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 39
Part-time students: 0
Total: 39

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 52
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: Research project
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 17
Part time: 0
Total: 17

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