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San Francisco State University

Last Modified: 10/16/2017
Dept of Communicative Disorders
Burk Hall 156
1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132-4158
Phone: (415)338-1001
Fax: (415)338-0916
E-mail Address: sfsu@sfsu.edu
http://comdis.sfsu.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2017 - 2025)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2024

Programs

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

General

Administrative Location:
Graduate College of Education
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:
Australia, Southern Cross University Sweden, University of Lund New Zealand, Christchurch University (pending)
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Speech: articulation, phonology
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $25,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $375,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
196

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 110
Part time: 0
Total: 110

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

General

Administrative Location:
Graduate College of Education
Program Director:
Laura Epstein
Clinic Director:
Patti Solomon-Rice, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
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:
Australia, Southern Cross University Sweden, University of Lund New Zealand, Christchurch University (pending)
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Speech: articulation, phonology
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $25,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $375,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
strong focus on language and literacy/bilingual/multicultural; AAC; and autism
Minority Serving Institution:
Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Laura Epstein
E-Mail Address: lepstein@sfsu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: December 15
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 2
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: CBEST, Written English Proficiency Requirement
Average GRE Score:
Data not available.
Average GPA Score:
Data not available.
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Prerequisite Offerings:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 179
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 179
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 35
Part time: 0
Total: 35
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
32
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 29
Part-time students: 0
Total: 29
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 65
Part-time students: 0
Total: 65

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 58
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 4
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 32
Part time: 0
Total: 32