American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Washington State University

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Division of Health Sciences
Dept of Speech & Hearing Sciences
PO Box 1495
Spokane, WA 99210-1495
Phone: (509)358-7602
Fax: (509)358-7600
E-mail Address: stephend@wsu.edu
http://www.spokane.wsu.edu/academics/health_sciences/SHS

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2012 - 2020)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2019

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
Division of Health Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
Some courses are offered online
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:
Guatemala, Hearts in Motion
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)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Faculty-led trips abroad (China, Guatemala); Service Learning Opportunities; Interprofessional Opportunities
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
65

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 19
Part time: 1
Total: 20

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

General

Administrative Location:
Division of Health Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
Some courses are offered online
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:
Guatemala-- In cooperation with Hearts In Motion Mission
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)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Unique clinical affiliations, clinics for specialized populations/disorders (e.g., cleft palate; deaf children with cochlear implants), partnerships with outside agencies (e.g., Head Start, school districts, ENTs)
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Doug Stephens
E-Mail Address: stephend@wsu.edu
Clinic Director:
Doreen Nicholas
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
Writing sample/essay: 1
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 141-164
Quantitative reasoning: 139-158
Analytical writing: 3.5-5.0
GPA:
3.41-4.0
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 163
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 163
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 92
Part time: 0
Total: 92
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
No

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
25
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 27
Part-time students: 0
Total: 27
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 54
Part-time students: 0
Total: 54

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 66
Additional Requirements:
Thesis
Other: research project, evidence-based case presentations
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 28
Part time: 0
Total: 28

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