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University of Montevallo

Last Modified: 9/6/2017
Department of Communication Sciences
and Disorders
Station 6720
Montevallo, AL 35115
Phone: (205)665-6720
Fax: (205)665-6721
E-mail Address: murdocklc@montevallo.edu
http://www.montevallo.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2017 - 2025)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2024

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and Sciences
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:
Autism
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Listening labs for IPA Computer simulation software
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
86

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 31
Part time: 0
Total: 31

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and Sciences
Program Director:
Linda C. Murdock
Clinic Director:
Melissa Cheslock
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:
Autism
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Unique clinical affiliations Partnerships with outside agencies Opportunity to complete final semester out of state.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Claire Edwards
E-Mail Address: edwardsc@montevallo.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 20
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 152
Quantitative reasoning: 148
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.0-4.0
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: 114
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 114
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 58
Part time: 0
Total: 58
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
1

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
25
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 26
Part-time students: 0
Total: 26
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 51
Part-time students: 0
Total: 51

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 57
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 25
Part time: 0
Total: 25