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Harding University

Last Modified: 8/10/2018
Dept of Communication and
Sciences and Disorders
HU Box 10872
Searcy, AR 72149
Phone: (501)279-4648
Fax: (501)279-4325
E-mail Address: mvendett@harding.edu
http://www.harding.edu/csd/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

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

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Allied Health
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:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
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 hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
125

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 42
Part time: 0
Total: 42

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Allied Health
Program Director:
Dr. Melanie Meeker
Clinic Director:
Jan Traughber, M.S., CCC-SLP, Jennifer Fisher, M.S., 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:
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Zambia
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
LSVT training, pediatric feeding and swallowing, rich interprofessional culture, cadaver lab opportunities, hippotherapy
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: csd@harding.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Other: leveling courses to meet entry requirements
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 149
Quantitative reasoning: 148
Analytical writing: 3.8
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.06 - 3.97
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 160
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 160
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 60
Part time: 0
Total: 60
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
6

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
20
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 19
Part-time students: 0
Total: 19
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 19
Part-time students: 0
Total: 19

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 60
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 21
Part time: 0
Total: 21