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West Chester University

Last Modified: 11/1/2018
College of Health Sciences
Dept of Commctn Sci & Dis
201 Carter Dr
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: (610)436-3401
Fax: (610)436-3388
E-mail Address: MareileKoenig@Gmail.com
http://www.wcupa.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2015 - 2023)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2022

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Sciences
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:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $410,260
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
We now offer an undergraduate class in Foundations of Research in CSD.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
261

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 70
Part time: 0
Total: 70

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Sciences
Program Director:
Mareile Koenig, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Clinic Director:
Jennifer Means, SLP.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
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Students who choose to participate in BECS (Bilingual Emphasis Course Sequence) have the option of spending a period of time during the summer semester at Santa Paula University, Costa Rica.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $410,260
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Bilingual Emphasis Course Sequence
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: MareileKoenig@Gmail.com
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 2
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Personal Statement
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 151
Quantitative reasoning: 147
Analytical writing: 4
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.35 - 3.95
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 341
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 341
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 30
Part time: 0
Total: 30
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
8

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
30
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 30
Part-time students: 0
Total: 30
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 56
Part-time students: 0
Total: 56

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 63
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: Thesis Is Optional
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 27
Part time: 0
Total: 27