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Howard University

Last Modified: 9/5/2017
School of Communications
Dept of Comm Sci & Disorders
525 Bryant St NW
Washington, DC 20059
Phone: (202)806-6990
Fax: (202)806-4046
E-mail Address: shameka.n.johnson@howard.edu
http://www.howard.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2010 - 2018)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2017
Accreditation Review in Process/Accepting Public Comment

Programs

Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Master of Science (MS), Other (Accelerated Five-Year Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology)

General

Administrative Location:
Graduate School & School of Communications, Howard University
Program Director:
Gloriajean Wallace, Ph.D., M.Div., CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS
Clinic Director:
Martine Elie, Ph.D.
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire degree offered online:
No
Part-time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Bilingual emphasis
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Bahamas, Nassau Freeport, Abaco Port au Prince, Haiti
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Autism
Dementia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $9,946
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
There are four specialization tracks offered: Education, Medical, Bilingual, and Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC).
Minority Serving Institution:
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Shameka Stanford
E-Mail Address: shameka.n.johnson@howard.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: transcript from accredited institution
Average GRE Score:
Verbal reasoning: 146
Average GPA Score:
3.4-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Prerequisite Offerings:
Yes, and anyone may register
Online Prerequisites:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 120
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 120
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 100
Part time: 0
Total: 100
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
15

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
25
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 19
Part-time students: 0
Total: 19
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 38
Part-time students: 0
Total: 38

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 56
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Other: 400 clock hours/thesis optional
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 17
Part time: 0
Total: 17

Research Doctoral Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
Graduate School & School of Communications, Howard University
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire degree offered online:
No
Part-time Enrollment:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Bahamas, Nassau Freeport, Abaco Port au Prince, Haiti
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Autism
Dementia
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $9,946
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Child Language and Neurogenic Disorders
Minority Serving Institution:
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Shameka Stanford
E-Mail Address: shameka.n.johnson@howard.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 3
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 3
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 3
Part time: 0
Total: 3
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
2

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
3
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 2
Part-time students: 0
Total: 2
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 38
Part-time students: 0
Total: 38

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 51
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Other: Responsible Conduct of Research Certification
Research doctoral degrees granted:
0