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San Jose State University

Last Modified: 10/31/2017
College of Education
Dept of Comm Disorders & Sci
1 WA Sq, Sweeney Hall 115
San Jose, CA 95192-0079
Phone: (408)924-3688
Fax: (408)924-3641
E-mail Address: cindy.aubrey@sjsu.edu
http://www.sjsu.edu/cds/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2010 - 2018)
Accreditation includes: Distance Education (Since 2017)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2017
Accreditation Review in Process/Accepting Public Comment

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education
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:
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Dementia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $60,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 4
Total dollar amount: $1,000,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs)
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
85

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 43
Part time: 0
Total: 43

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education
Program Director:
Shaum Bhagat
Clinic Director:
Dana Albrecht
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:
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Dementia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $60,000
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 4
Total dollar amount: $1,000,000
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Unique features: Four personnel preparation training grants: 1) cultural competence emphasis; 2) listening and spoken language for children with hearing loss; 3) augmentative and alternative communication (AAC); and 4) partnership with University of Guam to prepare people in the Pacific Islands in the field of SLP.
Minority Serving Institution:
Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs)
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Shaum Bhagat
E-Mail Address: shaum.bhagat@sjsu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Other: CBEST score
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 2
Other: CBEST score
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Data not available.
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.01-3.96
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: 82
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 82
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 43
Part time: 0
Total: 43
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
40
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 43
Part-time students: 0
Total: 43
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 78
Part-time students: 2
Total: 80

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 65
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 41
Part time: 0
Total: 41