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SUNY at New Paltz

Last Modified: 9/12/2017
Dept. of Communication Disorders
Humanities 9A
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY 12561-2440
Phone: (845)257-3620
Fax: (845)257-3605
E-mail Address: commdisgrad@newpaltz.edu
http://www.newpaltz.edu/commdis

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2013 - 2021)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2021

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
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:
Aphasia
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Data not available.
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Undergraduate Major: Dual preparation, but through selection of electives, clinical participation courses, and the capstone experience, students may concentrate in either speech-language pathology or audiology. Minor: Deaf Studies
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
150

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 72
Part time: 0
Total: 72

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Program Director:
Wendy Bower, Ph.D.
Clinic Director:
Jana Losey, Ph.D.
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:
Aphasia
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Data not available.
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Concentrations in Speech and Language Disabilities (for school certification) and SLP Specialty clinics (e.g. early intervention, aphasia group, pragmatic language group)
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Wendy Bower
E-Mail Address: bowerw@newpaltz.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application deadline for Summer admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 2
Other: Completion of at least 9 prerequisite core CSD courses equivalent to those listed in the grad admissions requirements (see http://www.newpaltz.edu/commdis/grad_admissions.html)
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 151
Quantitative reasoning: 148
Analytical writing: 4.0
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.37-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 148
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 148
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 34
Part time: 1
Total: 35
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
6

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
30
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 24
Part-time students: 1
Total: 25
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 47
Part-time students: 2
Total: 49

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 68
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 18
Part time: 0
Total: 18