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Louisiana State University and A&M College

Last Modified: 9/9/2017
College of Humanities & Social Sciences
Dept of Comm Sci & Disorders
64 Hatcher Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-2606
Phone: (225) 578-2545
Fax: (225) 578-2995
E-mail Address: comd@lsu.edu
http://sites01.lsu.edu/wp/comd/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2013 - 2021)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2021

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Humanities and Social Science
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Bilingual emphasis
Multicultural 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
Dementia
Fluency
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
State funded research grant(s): 3
Total dollar amount: $118,803
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
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

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
239

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 88
Part time: 0
Total: 88

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Humanities and Social Science
Program Director:
Janet Norris
Clinic Director:
Wendy A. Jumonville
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
The degree program does not accept part-time students.
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Bilingual emphasis
Multicultural 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
Dementia
Fluency
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
State funded research grant(s): 3
Total dollar amount: $118,803
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
1. Pediatric Feeding Clinic 2. Intervention with Medically Fragile Children @ Pediatria Healthcare for Kids 3. Tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis (TEP) Clinic 4. ASCEND Autism Program, Collaboration with Capital Area Behavioral Clinic 5. Partnership with Scottish Rite Clinic
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Bernie Abadie
E-Mail Address: berniea@lsu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application deadline for Spring admission: November 10
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 152
Quantitative reasoning: 148
Analytical writing: 3.75
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.09-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 162
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 162
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 60
Part time: 0
Total: 60
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
2

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
40
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 28
Part-time students: 0
Total: 28
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 65
Part-time students: 0
Total: 65

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 39
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: or thesis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 24
Part time: 0
Total: 24

Research Doctoral Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Humanities and Social Science
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
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:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Dementia
Fluency
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
State funded research grant(s): 3
Total dollar amount: $118,803
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
child language language-literacy dialect-multicultural adult neuromotor fluency
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Bernie Abadie
E-Mail Address: berniea@lsu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application deadline for Spring admission: November 11
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 2
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 1
Part time: 0
Total: 1
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
1

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
4
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 7
Part-time students: 0
Total: 7

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 72
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
1