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George Washington University

Last Modified: 10/31/2018
Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
2115 G Street, N.W., Room 226
Washington, DC 20052
Phone: (202)994-7362
Fax: (202)994-2589
E-mail Address: gwusphr@gwu.edu
https://speechhearing.columbian.gwu.edu/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2017 - 2025)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2024

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
Columbian College of 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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Telepractice
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 6
Total dollar amount: $475,677
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Our UG students participate in a clinical aide experience in their senior year. Our UG students do not participate in clinical practica.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
Other: Common Application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
53

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 19
Part time: 0
Total: 19

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

General

Administrative Location:
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Program Director:
Adrienne B. Hancock
Clinic Director:
Michael J. Bamdad
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:
varies by year- South Korea, Nepal, Mexico, China
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Telepractice
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 6
Total dollar amount: $475,677
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Our on-campus clinic contains 8 subclinics and students rotate through each one. These include: Voice (including transgender voice), Speech (Apraxia, Fluency), Pediatric Language Development, Social Cognition, Acquired Neurological Disorders, Hearing Health Care, Accent Modification, and Literacy.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: mbamdad@gwu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 2
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: resume
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 154
Quantitative reasoning: 151
Analytical writing: 4
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
2.35 - 4
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 364
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 364
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 187
Part time: 0
Total: 187
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
57

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
62
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 58
Part-time students: 0
Total: 58
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 110
Part-time students: 0
Total: 110

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 42
Additional Requirements:
Thesis
Other: Summative Assessment
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 35
Part time: 0
Total: 35