American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

University of Wisconsin, River Falls

Last Modified: 2/18/2014
Dept of Communicative Disorders
410 S 3rd St.
River Falls, WI 54022
Phone: (715)425-0602
Fax: (715)425-3181
http://www.uwrf.edu/comm-dis/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS, MSEd) (2014 - 2022)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2021

Programs


Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Professional Studies
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Distance Education Availability:
Degree program does not offer a distance education option.
Part-time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
The program does not offer a multicultural or bilingual emphasis.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Scotland Australia Other opportunities can be arranged
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $6,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s) : 2
Total dollar amount: $13,000
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
BS Secondary Ed (for those wishing to pursue public school certification at the graduate level BS Liberal Arts (for those not wishing to pursue public school certification at the graduate level)
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
117

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 15
Part time: 0
Total: 15

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Professional Studies
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:
Australia Scotland Other opportunities can be customized based on student need or preference
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s) : 1
Total dollar amount: $6,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s) : 2
Total dollar amount: $13,000
State funded personnel preparation grant(s) : 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Data not available.
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Kathie Anderson
E-Mail Address: kathie.anderson@uwrf.edu
Clinic Director:
Sarah Smits
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Undergraduate degree in CSD
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: 35 credits of prerequisite communication sciences and disorders coursework for applicants with an undergraduate major other than communication sciences and disorders
GRE:
Verbal reasoning: 148-156
Quantitative reasoning: 144-154
Analytical writing: 4-4.5
GPA:
3.46-3.98
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 157
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 157
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 48
Part time: 0
Total: 48
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
Yes: 4

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
20
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 20
Part-time students: 0
Total: 20
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 34
Part-time students: 0
Total: 34

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 54
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 15
Part time: 0
Total: 15

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