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West Chester University

Last Modified: 10/31/2017
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:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Language: normal processes, disorders
Voice disorders
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $430,000
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:
315

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 80
Part time: 0
Total: 80

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 the Bilingual Course Emphasis component of the MA program have the opportunity to do a two-week rotation in Costa Rica
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Language: normal processes, disorders
Voice disorders
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $430,000
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:
Name: Mareile Koenig
E-Mail Address: MareileKoenigh@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
Other: Personal Statement
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 152
Quantitative reasoning: 148
Analytical writing: 3.7
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.1-3.98
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: 350
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 350
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 27
Part time: 0
Total: 27
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
8

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
27
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 27
Part-time students: 0
Total: 27
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 55
Part-time students: 3
Total: 58

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: 25
Part time: 3
Total: 28