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California State University, Sacramento

Last Modified: 10/23/2017
Dept of Comm Sciences & Disorders
6000 J Street MS 6071
Sacramento, CA 95819
Phone: (916)278-4867
Fax: (916)278-7730
E-mail Address: rpieretti@csus.edu
www.csus.edu/hhs/csad

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2011 - 2019)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2019

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Human Services Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
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:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Craniofacial anomalies
Dementia
Language: normal processes, disorders
Speech: articulation, phonology
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Genetics
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Data not available.
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
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:
334

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 141
Part time: 0
Total: 141

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Human Services Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Program Director:
Dr. Robert Pieretti
Clinic Director:
Jeannette Reiff
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:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Craniofacial anomalies
Dementia
Language: normal processes, disorders
Speech: articulation, phonology
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Genetics
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Data not available.
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Special Class Authorization
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Darla Hagge
E-Mail Address: hagge@csus.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: video & CBEST & observation hours
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 155.1
Quantitative reasoning: 149.4
Analytical writing: 3.95
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.53-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 114
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 114
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 32
Part time: 0
Total: 32
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
32
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 32
Part-time students: 0
Total: 32
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 84
Part-time students: 0
Total: 84

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 56
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Other: one: Comp Exam, Thesis, OR Project.
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 4
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 33
Part time: 0
Total: 33