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University of Kansas

Last Modified: 10/26/2017
Intercampus Prgm Commun Dis
KUMC, Dept of Hearing & Speech
3901 Rainbow Blvd./MS 3039
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: (913)588-5935
Fax: (913)588-5923
E-mail Address: ipcd@ku.edu
http://www.ipcd.ku.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2016 - 2024)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2023

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2016 - 2024)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2023

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA), Other (BGS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (BA, BGS, MA SLP, PhD SLP, PhD AUD); School of Health Professions (AuD, SLPD)
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:
1) Lima, Peru- Centro Ann Sullivan del Peru (CASP) KU International Internship Programs, Offered in the summer: 2) Dublin (Ireland) 3) London (England), University of Reading 4) Madrid (Spain) 5) Shanghai (China) 6) Callaghan (Australia), University of Newcastle 7) Prague (Czech Republic) 8) Sydney (Australia), Macquarie University
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Craniofacial anomalies
Dementia
Fluency
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Genetics
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Physiology
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 8
Total dollar amount: $3,716,973
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State 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

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
157

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 52
Part time: 0
Total: 52

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (BA, BGS, MA SLP, PhD SLP, PhD AUD); School of Health Professions (AuD, SLPD)
Program Director:
Holly Storkel & John Ferraro
Clinic Director:
Debora Daniels, Jane Wegner
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Masters/research doctoral (e.g., MA/PhD)
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Lima, Peru: Centro Ann Sullivan del Peru (CASP), a non-profit organization in Lima that specializes in educating and working with children with disabilities and their families. Website: http://studyabroad.ku.edu/speech-language-and-hearing-peru
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Craniofacial anomalies
Dementia
Fluency
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Genetics
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Physiology
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 8
Total dollar amount: $3,716,973
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Unique features of our degree include opportunities for study in Augmentative Communication, Reading Disorders/Dyslexia, Language acquisition and intervention, Aphasia, and Voice Disorders.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Angela Carrasco
E-Mail Address: ipcd@ku.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application deadline for Summer admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Other: resume, personal statement questionnaire, unoffiical transcripts, GPA in the major calculator form
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 154
Quantitative reasoning: 151
Analytical writing: 4.2
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.31-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 184
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 184
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 73
Part time: 0
Total: 73
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
10

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
30
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 30
Part-time students: 0
Total: 30
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 59
Part-time students: 0
Total: 59

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 46
Additional Requirements:
Other: summative exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 28
Part time: 0
Total: 28

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (BA, BGS, MA SLP, PhD SLP, PhD AUD); School of Health Professions (AuD, SLPD)
Program Director:
John Ferraro & Holly Storkel
Clinic Director:
Lauren Mann
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Clinical doctoral/research doctoral (e.g., AuD/PhD)
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Antigua, Guatemala: through the Medical Missions Foundation
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Craniofacial anomalies
Dementia
Fluency
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Genetics
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Physiology
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 8
Total dollar amount: $3,716,973
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Unique features of our degree include opportunities for study in pediatric/adult audiology; auditory physiology/electrophysiology, otoacoustic emissions, cochlear implants, early intervention. Collaborate with Jordan University of Science & Technology - student exchange program.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Angela Carrasco
E-Mail Address: ipcd@ku.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
Other: resume, personal statement questionnaire, unofficial transcripts, courses checksheet, interview (not always required)
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 154
Quantitative reasoning: 152
Analytical writing: 4.0
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.64-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 34
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 34
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 24
Part time: 0
Total: 24
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
8

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
10
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 9
Part-time students: 0
Total: 9
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 35
Part-time students: 0
Total: 35

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 103
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 11
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 11
Part time: 0
Total: 11

Clinical Post-Entry Level Doctoral Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology (SLPD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (BA, BGS, MA SLP, PhD SLP, PhD AUD); School of Health Professions (AuD, SLPD)
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Craniofacial anomalies
Dementia
Fluency
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Genetics
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Physiology
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 8
Total dollar amount: $3,716,973
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Unique features of our degree include opportunities for study in neurogenic communication disorders, language and literacy disorders, multicultural issues, supervision, and leadership.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Angela Carrasco
E-Mail Address: ipcd@ku.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application deadline for Fall admission: December 10
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Other: resume, personal statement questionnaire, unofficial transcripts, evidence of current Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCCs)
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 0
Part-time Students: 4
Total: 4
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 4
Total: 4
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
5
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 4
Total: 4
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 5
Total: 5

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 30
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 3
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 0
Part time: 1
Total: 1

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (BA, BGS, MA SLP, PhD SLP, PhD AUD); School of Health Professions (AuD, SLPD)
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Masters/research doctoral (e.g., MA/PhD)
Clinical doctoral/research doctoral (e.g., AuD/PhD)
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Craniofacial anomalies
Dementia
Fluency
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Genetics
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Physiology
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 8
Total dollar amount: $3,716,973
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Unique features of our degree include opportunities for study in applied auditory electrophysiology, otoneurological disorders, cochlear implants, otoacoustic emissions, pediatric audiology, vestibular physiology/diagnostics/rehabilitation, and neuro-imaging.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Angela Carrasco
E-Mail Address: ipcd@ku.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application deadline for Fall admission: December 10
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Other: personal statement questionnaire, C.V. or resume, unofficial transcripts, faculty mentor identified
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:
2
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 5
Part-time students: 0
Total: 5

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 65
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
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 (BA, BGS, MA SLP, PhD SLP, PhD AUD); School of Health Professions (AuD, SLPD)
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Masters/research doctoral (e.g., MA/PhD)
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Implantable auditory / vestibular devices (i.e. cochlear; brainstem)
Psychoacoustics
Pediatric audiology
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Craniofacial anomalies
Dementia
Fluency
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Genetics
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Physiology
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 8
Total dollar amount: $3,716,973
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Unique features of our degree include opportunities for study in Reading Disorders, Language acquisition/intervention, Aphasia, Orofacial neurophysiology, Lexical and phonological acquisition, and Augmentative Communication.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Angela Carrasco
E-Mail Address: ipcd@ku.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application deadline for Fall admission: December 10
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Other: personal statement questionnaire, C.V. or resume, unofficial transcripts, faculty mentor identified
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 3
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 3
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 2
Part time: 0
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
1

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
5
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 21
Part-time students: 0
Total: 21

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 65
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
5