American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Longwood University

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
201 High Street
Farmville, VA 23909
Phone: (434)395-2369
Fax: (434)395-2148
E-mail Address: powerdefurea@longwood.edu
http://www.longwood.edu/socialworkcsds/index.html

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2010 - 2015)
Accreditation includes: Distance Education (Since 2006)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2014

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS), Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Human Services
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
All pre-requisite courses are offered 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)
State funded research grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
An Honors program is available. Students host a Literacy Fair for the community every fall. Many students minor in special education.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
144

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 13
Part time: 0
Total: 13

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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:
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)
State funded research grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
The program has a state-of-the art clinic facility that opened in 2013. All students receive both educational and medical placements. The early intervention program for this region is housed at Longwood, enabling students to provide early intervention services in families homes. The program co-sponsors local traumatic brain injury, stroke and special education support groups. Students who are fluent in Spanish have the opportunity to provide some clinical services in Spanish, due to the growing Latino population in th area.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Lissa Power-deFur, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
E-Mail Address: powerdefurea@longwood.edu
Clinic Director:
Wendy Pulliam
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 2
Writing sample/essay: 1
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 148 - 162
Quantitative reasoning: 144 - 154
Analytical writing: 4.0 - 4.5
GPA:
3.3 - 3.8
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 150
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 150
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 37
Part time: 0
Total: 37
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 6

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
22
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 22
Part-time students: 0
Total: 22
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 35
Part-time students: 13
Total: 48

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 50
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 16
Part time: 2
Total: 18

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