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University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

Last Modified: 12/5/2017
2726 Saratoga Lane
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
Phone: (205)348-7131
Fax: (205)348-1845
E-mail Address: cd@as.ua.edu
http://www.cd.ua.edu/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2014 - 2022)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2021

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
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:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Balance
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Swallowing
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $3,899,851
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $12,900
State 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
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
333

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 73
Part time: 0
Total: 73

Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Master of Science (MS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and Sciences
Program Director:
Dr. Angela Barber
Clinic Director:
Mary Ray-Allen
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:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Balance
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Swallowing
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $3,899,851
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $12,900
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinic Infant/Pediatric feeding and swallowing Physiological markers of social behavior and fluency
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Lacey Watts
E-Mail Address: lacey.watts@ua.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Resume
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 151
Quantitative reasoning: 153
Analytical writing: 3.0
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.0-4.0
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: 250
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 250
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 27
Part time: 0
Total: 27
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
12

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
35
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 24
Part-time students: 0
Total: 24
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 51
Part-time students: 0
Total: 51

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 60
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 25
Part time: 0
Total: 25