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Calvin College

Last Modified: 9/19/2017
Division of Arts, Languages & Education
Speech Pathology & Audiology Dept
1810 E Beltline SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Phone: 616-526-6070
Fax: 616-526-6601
E-mail Address: jvwoude@calvin.edu
https://www.calvin.edu/academics/departments-programs/speech-pathology-audiology/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2016 - 2021)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2020

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
Division of Arts, Languages, and Education
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s/master’s (e.g., BA/MA)
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
No multicultural or bilingual emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Jamaica, United Kingdom, China and Uganda
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Language: normal processes, disorders
Speech: articulation, phonology
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Other
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:
Collaborations with universities in Spain, Peru, England, China and Hungary Summer research opportunities with faculty Partnerships with community agencies, schools and hospitals Distinctive Christian focus
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:
124

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 25
Part time: 0
Total: 25

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

General

Administrative Location:
Division of Arts, Languages, and Education
Program Director:
Judith Vander Woude
Clinic Director:
Jill Bates
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s/master’s (e.g., BA/MA)
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
No multicultural or bilingual emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Jamaica, United Kingdom, China and Uganda
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Language: normal processes, disorders
Speech: articulation, phonology
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Other
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:
Academic excellence with a Christian focus Neurocognitive clinic Interprofessional rehabilitation clinic Bilingual clinical placements Research assistantships
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Elizabeth Oommen
E-Mail Address: eo23@calvin.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Data not available.
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.27-4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 144
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 144
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 40
Part time: 0
Total: 40
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
8

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
34
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 28
Part-time students: 0
Total: 28
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 57
Part-time students: 2
Total: 59

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 72
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 30
Part time: 0
Total: 30