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Ithaca College

Last Modified: 8/30/2017
Smiddy Hall Room 301
Dept. of Speech-Lang. Path. & Audiology
953 Danby Road
Ithaca, NY 14850-7185
Phone: (607)274-3733
Fax: (607)274-1137
E-mail Address: landersson@ithaca.edu
http://departments.ithaca.edu/slpa/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2011 - 2019)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2018
Accreditation Review in Process/Accepting Public Comment

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health Sciences and Human Performance
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:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Other
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Autism
Craniofacial anomalies
Language: normal processes, disorders
Voice disorders
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Study abroad (optional) Deaf Studies minor (optional) Clinical Observation (providing 25 hours of observation that may be applied toward ASHA certification in SLP) Clinical practicum (providing a structured, supervised clinical experience to undergraduate students; clinical hours may be applied toward ASHA certification in SLP) Pre-K Communication/Enhancement Program This program provides students the opportunity to work hands on with preschool children by planning activities designed to facilitate communication, target early literacy, develop basic concepts, and focus on age-appropriate social language skills.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
137

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 44
Part time: 0
Total: 44

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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health Sciences and Human Performance
Program Director:
Jana Waller
Clinic Director:
Mary Pitti
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:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Other
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Autism
Craniofacial anomalies
Language: normal processes, disorders
Voice disorders
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
In addition to services provided at the Ewing Speech and Hearing Clinic, our students have the opportunity to participate in the following clinical programs: Center for Life Skills Graduate students provide therapeutic activities for adults who have experienced a neurological impairment (e.g., stroke). Interdisciplinary client care is shared with students in OT, PT, and Recreation Studies. Cognitive Groups Graduate students provide a program that incorporates cognitive and life skills activities to enhance quality of life and promote cognitive, memory, and social functioning in individuals with dementia. Communication Enhancement Program for Accent Modification (CEPAM) In collaboration with ESL classroom teachers, graduate students address the oral proficiency skills of adult learners of English. Information and Communication Readiness to Explore All Transition Experiences (ICREATE) Graduate students provide social communication opportunities and support services
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Mary Pitti, Jana Waller
E-Mail Address: slpgrad@ithaca.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 2
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 152.6
Quantitative reasoning: 149.8
Analytical writing: 4.19
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.1-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 167
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 167
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 56
Part time: 0
Total: 56
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
12

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
30
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 23
Part-time students: 0
Total: 23
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 49
Part-time students: 0
Total: 49

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 55
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 26
Part time: 0
Total: 26