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University of Nebraska, Kearney

Last Modified: 10/30/2017
College of Education
Dept of Communication Disorders
1615 W 24th St
Kearney, NE 68849-4597
Phone: (308)865-8300
Fax: (308)865-8397
E-mail Address: mckelveyml@unk.edu
http://www.unk.edu/academics/cdis/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MSEd) (2010 - 2018)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2018
Accreditation Review in Process/Accepting Public Comment

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Other (BSEd)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education
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
Language: normal processes, disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $55,342
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
93

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 21
Part time: 0
Total: 21

Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Other (MSEd)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education
Program Director:
Miechelle McKelvey
Clinic Director:
Laura Moody
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:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Language: normal processes, disorders
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $55,342
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
RiteCare Clinic Affiliation with telepractice training
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Kim Panowicz
E-Mail Address: panowiczka@unk.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Undergraduate Degree
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 145
Quantitative reasoning: 144
Analytical writing: 4
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.23-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 63
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 63
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 29
Part time: 0
Total: 29
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
7

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
18
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 18
Part-time students: 0
Total: 18
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 35
Part-time students: 0
Total: 35

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 47
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Other: Take Praxis II; Complete School & Clinical Internships
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 14
Part time: 0
Total: 14