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California State University, Fullerton

Last Modified: 10/19/2017
Dept of Comm Scien Disorders
800 N State College Blvd
Fullerton, CA 92834-9480
Phone: (657)278-7602
Fax: (657)278-3377
E-mail Address: hseung@fullerton.edu
http://communications.fullerton.edu/comd/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2011 - 2018)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2018

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Communication
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire degree offered online:
No
Part-time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
An elective undergraduate course, Counseling skills in communicative disorders, provides opportunity for students to spend two weeks in Taiwan with the professor who teaches this course. Approximately 6-7 students spent time with medical students at Tzu-Chi university.
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
multiculturally/linsuistically diverse students and faculty full-time faculty experts in various areas (bilingual speech-language development, autism, voice disorders, swallowing disorders, audiology, neurogenic disroders)
Minority Serving Institution:
Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs)
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
586

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 118
Part time: 0
Total: 118

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Communication
Program Director:
HyeKyeung Seung, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Clinic Director:
Phil Weir-Mayta, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire degree offered online:
No
Part-time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Bilingual emphasis
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Taiwan, Tzu-Chi university
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
In-house clinic (Child, Adult, and Multicultural clinic) Full time faculty members with expertise in autism, voice disorders, speech/language disorders in children, swallowing, neurogenic language disorders including Parkinson, AAC, and hearing Both public school and advanced medical practica
Minority Serving Institution:
Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs)
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Ying-Chiao Tsao, Ph.D, CCC-SLP
E-Mail Address: ytsao@fullerton.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Letters of recommendation: 3
Other: Letter of Intent
Average GRE Score:
Data not available.
Average GPA Score:
3.7-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Prerequisite Offerings:
Yes, and anyone may register
Online Prerequisites:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 523
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 523
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 32
Part time: 0
Total: 32
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
32
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 27
Part-time students: 5
Total: 32
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 62
Part-time students: 23
Total: 85

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 50
Additional Requirements:
Other: KASA exam in each gradaute seminar and two outside of the seminar
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 28
Part time: 1
Total: 29