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Kent State University

Last Modified: 9/4/2018
Speech Pathology and Audiology
A126 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:
Multicultural emphasis
No multicultural or bilingual emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Brazil
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
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:
296

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 61
Part time: 0
Total: 61

Non-Clinical Masters in Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology or Speech and Hearing Science

Enrollment

Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 1
Part time: 0
Total: 1

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:
The degree program does not accept part-time students.
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Brazil
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
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 Interdisciplinary Training Telepractice in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: sgrogan1@kent.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application deadline for Spring admission: October 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Other: Only accepted students will be asked to complete the university online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Transcripts showing undergraduate degree and prerequisites in the field
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 150.5
Quantitative reasoning: 149.5
Analytical writing: 4.2
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.22-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 228
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 228
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 98
Part time: 0
Total: 98
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
16

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
42
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 31
Part-time students: 0
Total: 31
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 70
Part-time students: 0
Total: 70

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 40
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 33
Part time: 0
Total: 33

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
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
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:
Email Address: jhuyck@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: 4
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 4
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
5
First-Year Enrollment:
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
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
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:
Email Address: sgrogan1@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: 4
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 4
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 1
Part time: 0
Total: 1
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
1

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
5
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 3
Part-time students: 0
Total: 3

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 60
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
0