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University of Connecticut

Last Modified: 10/24/2018
Department of Speech, Language & Hearing
850 Bolton Road, Unit 1085
Storrs, CT 06269-1085
Phone: (860)486-2817
Fax: (860)486-5422
E-mail Address: slhs@uconn.edu
http://slhs.uconn.edu/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2018 - 2025)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2024

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2018 - 2025)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2024

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal 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 (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 3
Total dollar amount: $2,651,898
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Students have opportunities to do research in faculty labs or through the honors program.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
0

Graduation

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

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Program Director:
Bernard Grela, Ph.D.
Clinic Director:
Nancy McMahon, Au.D.
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 (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 3
Total dollar amount: $2,651,898
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: slhs@uconn.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Undergraduate Degree
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 153
Quantitative reasoning: 148
Analytical writing: 4.4
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.09-4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 180
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 180
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 55
Part time: 0
Total: 55
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
20
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 25
Part-time students: 0
Total: 25
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 39
Part-time students: 0
Total: 39

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 55
Additional Requirements:
Other: Capstone Project OR Thesis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 13
Part time: 0
Total: 13

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Program Director:
Kathleen M. Cienkowski
Clinic Director:
Nancy McMahon, Au.D.
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Clinical doctoral/research doctoral (e.g., AuD/PhD)
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 (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 3
Total dollar amount: $2,651,898
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: slhs@uconn.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Undergraduate Degree
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 156
Quantitative reasoning: 153
Analytical writing: 4.48
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.2-4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 84
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 84
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 36
Part time: 0
Total: 36
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
15
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 12
Part-time students: 0
Total: 12
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 50
Part-time students: 0
Total: 50

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 87
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 11
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 16
Part time: 0
Total: 16

Research Doctoral Degree in Audiology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Clinical doctoral/research doctoral (e.g., AuD/PhD)
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
The degree program does not accept part-time students.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 3
Total dollar amount: $2,651,898
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
CAPD, hearing aids, cochlear implants, industrial audiology, hearing conservation
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: slhs@uconn.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Undergraduate Degree
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 4
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 4
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 1
Part time: 0
Total: 1
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
1

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
0
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 7
Part-time students: 0
Total: 7

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 48
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
1

Research Doctoral Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
The degree program does not accept part-time students.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 3
Total dollar amount: $2,651,898
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
SLI, aphasia, TBI, reading disabilities
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: slhs@uconn.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Undergraduate Degree
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 2
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 1
Part time: 0
Total: 1
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
1

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
0
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 9
Part-time students: 0
Total: 9

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 48
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
0

Research Doctoral Degree in Speech and Hearing Science - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
The degree program does not accept part-time students.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Other
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 3
Total dollar amount: $2,651,898
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Speech Perception, bilingual language acquisition
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: slhs@uconn.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Undergraduate Degree
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 1
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 1
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
0
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 48
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
0