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Eastern New Mexico University

Last Modified: 11/14/2017
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department of Health & Human Services
ENMU Station 3
Portales, NM 88130
Phone: (575) 562-2156
Fax: (575) 562-2380
E-mail Address: suzanne.swift@enmu.edu
http://www.enmu.edu/cdis

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2012 - 2020)
Accreditation includes: Distance Education (Since 2007)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2019

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Health and Human Services Department
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
Yes
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:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Speech: articulation, phonology
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
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:
This program offers reduced tuition rates ($275 per credit hour) to second bachelors degree seeking students and graduate leveling (post-baccalaureate) students. This price includes tuition, fees and any online course fees. ENMU offers in-state tuition to West Texas residents living within a 135-mile radius of Portales, New Mexico. Other out of state students pay 150% of in-state tuition rates (reduced tuition). Financial aid is available for both options (to eligible students). This program has rolling admissions. Students may begin in any fall, spring, or summer semester. Start dates are August, October, January, March, and June. This program offers all courses both on campus and online. Each online CDIS course is offered at least three times per year and students may move between full-time or part-time programs as needed. This program offers 1st 8 week, 2nd 8 week, and 16 week options for all courses so that students who wish to complete all CDIS courses in a single $0
Minority Serving Institution:
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
198

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 36
Part time: 20
Total: 56

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Health and Human Services Department
Program Director:
Dr. Suzanne House Swift, CCC-SLP
Clinic Director:
Ms. Laura Bucknell, CCC-SLP
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:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Speech: articulation, phonology
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
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:
This program has fall and spring admissions. This is a hybrid program. Students must attend on campus for the first 16 week fall or spring semester after admission. Students may complete the remainder of program requirements via distance education, as long as KASA outcomes are met according to expectations and student practicum performance reviews are favorable. Students must be on campus for 2 weeks when enrolled in CDIS 540 (summer). Students must be on campus to present at the Student Research Conference when enrolled in CDIS 573 (spring). Students may move between on campus and distance education attendance as needed. Students may move between full-time and part-time matriculation options as needed. ENMU offers in-state tuition to West Texas residents living within a 135-mile radius of Portales, New Mexico. Other out of state students pay 150% of in-state tuition rates (reduced tuition). Graduate assistants pay in-state tuition.
Minority Serving Institution:
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Suzanne Swift
E-Mail Address: Suzanne.Swift@enmu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application deadline for Spring admission: September 01
Application deadline for Summer admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Other: CDIS Program Application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: CDIS Program Application; Graduate School Application
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 150
Quantitative reasoning: 147
Analytical writing: 4
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.01-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 163
Part-time Students: 108
Total: 271
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 70
Part time: 42
Total: 112
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
18

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
70
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 22
Part-time students: 39
Total: 61
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 71
Part-time students: 94
Total: 165

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 54
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Other: Portfolio, Research Project, Presentation, Grand Rounds
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 7
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 24
Part time: 17
Total: 41