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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Last Modified: 9/18/2018
Col of Allied Health & Nursing
Sp, Hrng & Rehab Srv/Comm Dis
150 South Rd.,Clinical Sciences Bldg 314
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: (507)389-1414
Fax: (507)389-2821
E-mail Address: bonnie.berg@mnsu.edu
http://ahn.mnsu.edu/cd/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2018 - 2026)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2025

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Allied Health and Nursing
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:
No multicultural or bilingual emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Belize
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
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:
98

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 45
Part time: 0
Total: 45

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Allied Health and Nursing
Program Director:
Megan Mahowald
Clinic Director:
Jessica Jones
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:
Belize
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
-Social Skills Boot Camps (Elementary and Adolescent) -Comprehensive Language & Literacy Assessment Clinic -Acquired Language & Cognitive-Communication Rehabilitation Clinic -Aphasia Individual and Group Intervention on Campus and at Twin Cities MNCan location -Clinic partnership area schools for speech, language, and hearing screenings -Comprehensive audiology diagnostic clinic experiences for undergraduates -Rec N Read programming - summer inter-professional literacy camp with Department of Recreation, Parks, and Leisure Services -Study Abroad Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Services/Ambergris Caye Belize -College-wide interprofessional practice and education events
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: carol.reedstrom@mnsu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Spring admission: February 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 150
Quantitative reasoning: 150
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.5-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 421
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 421
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 35
Part time: 0
Total: 35
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
7

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
24
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 24
Part-time students: 0
Total: 24
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 46
Part-time students: 0
Total: 46

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 54
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 22
Part time: 0
Total: 22