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Sacred Heart University

Last Modified: 11/9/2018
College of Health Professions
Speech Language Pathology
5151 Park Ave
Fairfield, CT 06825-1000
Phone: (203)416-3950
Fax: (203)416-3952
E-mail Address:

CAA Accreditation Information


Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
Accreditation Candidate (MS) (2014 - 2019)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2018


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


Administrative Location:
College of Health Professions
Program Director:
Rhea Paul
Clinic Director:
Taryn Rogers
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Entire Degree Offered Online:
Part-Time Enrollment:
The degree program does not accept part-time students.
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Bilingual emphasis
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Bilingual literacy Autism spectrum disorders Medical SLP
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:


Admission Contact:
Email Address:
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 2
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 147.5
Quantitative reasoning: 145.1
Analytical writing: 3.8
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 287
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 287
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 100
Part time: 0
Total: 100
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:


Target Class Size:
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 40
Part-time students: 0
Total: 40
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 77
Part-time students: 0
Total: 77


Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 72
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 31
Part time: 0
Total: 31