American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

University of Texas, Pan-American

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Col of Hlth Sci & Human Services
Dept Comm Sci & Dis (HSHW 1.264)
1201 W University Dr
Edinburg, TX 78539
Phone: (956)665-7040
Fax: (956)665-5238
E-mail Address: rolvera@utpa.edu
http://www.utpa.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

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

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Science 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
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:
High Hispanic Enrollment
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
Minority Institutions
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
111

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 55
Part time: 0
Total: 55

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Science 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
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:
High Hispanic Enrollment
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
Minority Institutions
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Teri Mata-Pistokache, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
E-Mail Address: tmpistok@utpa.edu
Clinic Director:
Lyena Garza, M.S., CCC-SLP
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Spring admission: February 04
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Undergraduate degree in CSD
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 132-161
Quantitative reasoning: 135-153
Analytical writing: 3.0-4.5
GPA:
3.5 to 4.0
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 81
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 81
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 21
Part time: 0
Total: 21
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
No

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
21
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 21
Part-time students: 0
Total: 21
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 43
Part-time students: 0
Total: 43

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 62
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: Pass Praxis Exam
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 21
Part time: 0
Total: 21

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