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Central Michigan University

Last Modified: 10/11/2018
College of Health Professions
Dept of Comm Sciences & Disorders
2159 Health Professions Building
Mt Pleasant, MI 48859
Phone: (989)774-1323
Fax: (989)774-2799
E-mail Address: lehma1me@cmich.edu
https://www.cmich.edu/colleges/CHP/hp_academics/communications_disorders/Pages/default.aspx

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2018 - 2026)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2025

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2018 - 2026)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2025

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS), Other (Bachelor of Applied Arts (BAA))

General

Administrative Location:
The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions, Department of Communication Disorders
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:
New Zealand England
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing conservation
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Swallowing
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Service delivery models
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
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
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
172

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 69
Part time: 0
Total: 69

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

General

Administrative Location:
The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions, Department of Communication Disorders
Program Director:
Mark E. Lehman, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Clinic Director:
Theresa Jones, M.A., CCC-SLP
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing conservation
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Swallowing
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Service delivery models
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
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

Admission Contact:
Email Address: dougl1nm@cmich.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Summer admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 2
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 148.7
Quantitative reasoning: 146.4
Analytical writing: 3.9
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:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 229
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 229
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 70
Part time: 0
Total: 70
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
45

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
40
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 40
Part-time students: 0
Total: 40
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 120
Part-time students: 0
Total: 120

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 62
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Thesis
Other: Clinical Internship
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 40
Part time: 0
Total: 40

Clinical Entry Level Doctoral Degree in Audiology - Doctor of Audiology (AuD)

General

Administrative Location:
The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions, Department of Communication Disorders
Program Director:
Mark E. Lehman, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Clinic Director:
Nicole Ferguson, Au.D., CCC-A
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing conservation
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Swallowing
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Service delivery models
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
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

Admission Contact:
Email Address: stewa1mg@cmich.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Open House
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 153.8
Quantitative reasoning: 150.1
Analytical writing: 4.14
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.03 - 4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 86
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 86
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 33
Part time: 0
Total: 33
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
33

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
14
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 12
Part-time students: 0
Total: 12
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 52
Part-time students: 0
Total: 52

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 115
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Other: Clinical Fellowship
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 11
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 12
Part time: 0
Total: 12