American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

University of Washington

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
College of Arts & Sciences
Dept of Speech & Hrng Sciences
1417 NE 42nd St
Seattle, WA 98105-6246
Phone: (206)685-7400
Fax: (206)543-1093
E-mail Address: dhiguera@uw.edu
http://depts.washington.edu/sphsc

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2013 - 2021)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2020
Accredited
Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2010 - 2018)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2017

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts & Sciences
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 16
Total dollar amount: $6,735,395
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Partnerships with on-campus and off-campus clinics Two options to help students finish all requirements. One option is for students pursuing other fields after graduation. It requires less upper division coursework. The other option, Communication Disorders, is for students pursuing graduate school in Speech Language Pathology or Audiology.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
Other: SPHSC Department hard copy major application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
351

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 54
Part time: 0
Total: 54

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts & Sciences
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 16
Total dollar amount: $6,735,395
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Masters of Science, Medical Speech-Language Pathology
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Chrissie Chang
E-Mail Address: chrissie@uw.edu
Clinic Director:
Nancy Alarcon
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Undergraduate degree in CSD
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 156-162
Quantitative reasoning: 151-156
Analytical writing: 4.5
GPA:
3.3-4.0
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 313
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 313
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 84
Part time: 0
Total: 84
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 8

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
43
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 43
Part-time students: 0
Total: 43
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 85
Part-time students: 0
Total: 85

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total quarter credit hours: 105
Additional Requirements:
Data not available.
Time to Degree (CED):
Total quarters: 8
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 40
Part time: 0
Total: 40

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts & Sciences
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:
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 16
Total dollar amount: $6,735,395
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Ernest R Lefler
E-Mail Address: erl5@uw.edu
Clinic Director:
Nancy Alarcon
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
Other: Statement of Purpose
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 150 - 156
Quantitative reasoning: 146 - 152
Analytical writing: 3.0 – 4.5
GPA:
3.09 – 3.9
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 91
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 91
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 41
Part time: 0
Total: 41
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 4

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
12
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 12
Part-time students: 0
Total: 12
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 47
Part-time students: 0
Total: 47

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total quarter credit hours: 168
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Time to Degree (CED):
Total quarters: 15
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 11
Part time: 0
Total: 11

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts & Sciences
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.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 16
Total dollar amount: $6,735,395
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Unique clinical affiliations
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Ernest R Lefler
E-Mail Address: erl5@uw.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Statement of Purpose
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 2
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 2
Part time: 0
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 2

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
Data not available.
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 2
Part-time students: 0
Total: 2
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 4
Part-time students: 0
Total: 4

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total quarter credit hours: 96
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:
College of Arts & Sciences
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.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 16
Total dollar amount: $6,735,395
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Mentorship/Apprenticeship model
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Ernest R Lefler
E-Mail Address: erl5@uw.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Statement of Purpose
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 2
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
Data not available.
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 7
Part-time students: 0
Total: 7

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total quarter credit hours: 96
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research doctoral degrees granted:
2

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Research Doctoral Degree in Speech and Hearing Science - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts & Sciences
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.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 16
Total dollar amount: $6,735,395
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Mentorship/apprenticeship model
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Ernest R Lefler
E-Mail Address: erl5@uw.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Statement of Purpose
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 4
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 4
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 2
Part time: 0
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 2

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
Data not available.
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 2
Part-time students: 0
Total: 2
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 11
Part-time students: 0
Total: 11

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total quarter credit hours: 96
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research doctoral degrees granted:
2

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