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Rockhurst University

Last Modified: 10/30/2017
College of Health and Human Services
Dept of Comm Sci & Disorders
1100 Rockhurst Rd
Kansas City, MO 64110
Phone: (816)501-4791
Fax: (816)501-4771
E-mail Address: mary.cary@rockhurst.edu
http://www.rockhurst.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2015 - 2023)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2022

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Human Services
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
No 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:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
State funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $500
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:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
50

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 32
Part time: 0
Total: 32

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Human Services
Program Director:
Katherine Ermgodts
Clinic Director:
April Jardes
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
No 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:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
State funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $500
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Clinical Education is community-based model Service Learning Emphasis
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Mary Cary
E-Mail Address: Mary.Cary@rockhurst.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 148
Quantitative reasoning: 146
Analytical writing: 3.9
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.2-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 260
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 260
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 36
Part time: 0
Total: 36
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
36
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 34
Part-time students: 0
Total: 34
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 66
Part-time students: 0
Total: 66

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 48
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 32
Part time: 0
Total: 32