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Kent State University

Last Modified: 10/17/2017
Speech Pathology & Audiology
A104 Center for Performing Arts
Kent, OH 44242
Phone: (330)672-2672
Fax: (330)672-2643
E-mail Address: harnold5@kent.edu
http://www.kent.edu/ehhs/hs/spa

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

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

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education, Health, and Human Services
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:
Brazil, University of Sao Paulo
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Other
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Craniofacial anomalies
Dementia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Physiology
Telepractice
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $248,522
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:
319

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 64
Part time: 0
Total: 64

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education, Health, and Human Services
Program Director:
Hayley S. Arnold
Clinic Director:
Erin Kolonich
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:
Brazil, University of Sao Paulo
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Other
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Craniofacial anomalies
Dementia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Physiology
Telepractice
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $248,522
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Features: Early Intervention/Preschool Interdisciplinary Training Telepractice in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Autism Spectrum Disorders
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Pamela Mitchell
E-Mail Address: pmitchel@kent.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 20
Application deadline for Spring admission: October 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Other: Letter of intent, Post-Bachelors course sequence
Average GRE Score:
Verbal reasoning: 151
Quantitative reasoning: 150
Analytical writing: 4
Average GPA Score:
3.24-4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Prerequisite Offerings:
Yes, and anyone may register
Online Prerequisites:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 229
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 229
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 69
Part time: 0
Total: 69
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
6

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
40
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 40
Part-time students: 0
Total: 40
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 83
Part-time students: 0
Total: 83

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 40
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 39
Part time: 0
Total: 39

Research Doctoral Degree in Audiology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education, Health, and Human Services
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire degree offered online:
No
Part-time Enrollment:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Other
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Craniofacial anomalies
Dementia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Physiology
Telepractice
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $248,522
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Pamela Mitchell
E-Mail Address: pmitchel@kent.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Other: Letter of Intent
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 0
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
5
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 60
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research doctoral degrees granted:
0

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education, Health, and Human Services
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire degree offered online:
No
Part-time Enrollment:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Brazil, University of Sao Paulo
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Other
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Craniofacial anomalies
Dementia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Physiology
Telepractice
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $248,522
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Pamela Mitchell
E-Mail Address: pmitchel@kent.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 20
Application deadline for Spring admission: October 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 0
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
5
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 60
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research doctoral degrees granted:
0