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George Washington University

Last Modified: 11/17/2017
Speech & Hearing Sciences
2115 G Street, N.W., Ste 201
Washington, DC 20052
Phone: (202)994-7362
Fax: (202)994-2589
E-mail Address: schulz@gwu.edu
http://www.gwu.edu/~sphr

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:
varies (past include South Korea, Nepal, Mexico)
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Autism
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Speech: articulation, phonology
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 8
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:
36

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 13
Part time: 0
Total: 13

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 (past include South Korea, Nepal, Mexico)
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Autism
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Speech: articulation, phonology
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 8
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: Neurogenics, Voice (including transgender voice), Child language & Autism, Child motor speech, Stuttering, Audiology, Aural Rehabilitation, and Accent Modification and Literacy (including AAC).
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Michael Bamdad
E-Mail 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: 151
Quantitative reasoning: 154
Analytical writing: 4.36
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
2.81 - 4
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 393
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 393
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 206
Part time: 0
Total: 206
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
23

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
34
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 34
Part-time students: 0
Total: 34
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 83
Part-time students: 0
Total: 83

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 42
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 33
Part time: 0
Total: 33