American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Education & Human Sciences
Dept of Comm Scis & Disorders
105 Garfield Ave
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
Phone: (715)836-4186
Fax: (715)836-4846
E-mail Address: ayresse@uwec.edu
http://www.uwec.edu/csd/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2009 - 2017)
Accreditation includes: Distance Education (Since 2014)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2017

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Human Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
Some 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)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Enroll in Clinical Practicum one semester. Many UGs participate in student/faculty research.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
Other: GPA eligibility

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
235

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 60
Part time: 0
Total: 60

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Human Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
All pre-requisite courses are offered online
Entire degree can be earned online
Other: online program is part-time for 3 years
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)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Wide variety of clinical and school affiliations. Variety of diagnostic (e.g., voice, fluency, language) clinics. Variety of treatment experiences on and off campus (e.g., second language, voice aphasia, Aspergers syndrome).
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Vicki Samelson
E-Mail Address: samelsvm@uwec.edu
Clinic Director:
Angela Sterling-Orth
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application deadline for Summer admission: November 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Undergraduate degree in CSD
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Minimum of 30 CSD credits; online interview for online program only
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 144-159
Quantitative reasoning: 141-156
Analytical writing: 3.0-4.5
GPA:
3.01-3.98
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 215
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 215
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 40
Part time: 0
Total: 40
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 17

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
18
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 18
Part-time students: 0
Total: 18
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 37
Part-time students: 0
Total: 37

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 54
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 16
Part time: 0
Total: 16

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