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University of Kansas

Last Modified: 10/31/2018
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:
Australia, Dublin, London, Madrid, Peru, Shanghai, Sydney
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 spectrum disorders
Craniofacial anomalies
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Genetics
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Anatomy and physiology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 8
Total dollar amount: $2,193,190
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:
162

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 44
Part time: 0
Total: 44

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:
Nancy Brady & Tiffany Johnson
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 spectrum disorders
Craniofacial anomalies
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Genetics
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Anatomy and physiology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 8
Total dollar amount: $2,193,190
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:
Email 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: 156
Quantitative reasoning: 152
Analytical writing: 4.3
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.1-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 171
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 171
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 65
Part time: 0
Total: 65
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
18

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
32
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 30
Part-time students: 0
Total: 30
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 61
Part-time students: 0
Total: 61

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: 29
Part time: 0
Total: 29

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:
Tiffany Johnson & Nancy Brady
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:
During the 2017-2018 academic school year, audiology students completed a mission trip to Antigua, Guatemala through the Medical Missions Foundation. For the 2018-2019 academic school year, we anticipate offering a trip to Lima, Peru through 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 spectrum disorders
Craniofacial anomalies
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Genetics
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Anatomy and physiology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 8
Total dollar amount: $2,193,190
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:
Email Address: ipcd@ku.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Other: CSCCAS application, KUMC application, resume, personal statement questionnaire, unofficial transcripts, interview (not always required)
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 155
Quantitative reasoning: 152
Analytical writing: 4.3
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.36-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 45
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 45
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 22
Total: 22
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
9

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
9
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 9
Part-time students: 0
Total: 9
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 32
Part-time students: 0
Total: 32

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: 9
Part time: 0
Total: 9

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 spectrum disorders
Craniofacial anomalies
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Genetics
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Anatomy and physiology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 8
Total dollar amount: $2,193,190
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:
Email 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: 8
Total: 8

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: 3
Total: 3

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 spectrum disorders
Craniofacial anomalies
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Genetics
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Anatomy and physiology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 8
Total dollar amount: $2,193,190
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:
Email 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: 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:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
5
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 2
Part-time students: 3
Total: 5

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 65
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
3

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 spectrum disorders
Craniofacial anomalies
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Genetics
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Anatomy and physiology
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 8
Total dollar amount: $2,193,190
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:
Email 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: 6
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 6
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 5
Part time: 0
Total: 5
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
5

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
5
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 1
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 7
Part-time students: 10
Total: 17

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 65
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
4