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Missouri State University

Last Modified: 8/9/2018
Col of Health and Human Services
Communication Sci & Disorders
901 S Natl Ave, Prof Bldg 237
Springfield, MO 65897
Phone: (417)836-5368
Fax: (417)836-4242
E-mail Address: csd@missouristate.edu
http://www.missouristate.edu/csd

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

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

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2017 - 2025)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2025

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Human Services
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
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Pediatric audiology
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Aural (re)habilitation
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
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
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $12,447
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:
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

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
263

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 63
Part time: 0
Total: 63

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Human Services
Program Director:
Letitia J. White
Clinic Director:
Lauren Jones, M.S.
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
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Pediatric audiology
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Aural (re)habilitation
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
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
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $12,447
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:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: csd@missouristate.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application deadline for Summer admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 143-163
Quantitative reasoning: 144-162
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.29-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 162
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 162
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 61
Part time: 0
Total: 61
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
25

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
27
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 25
Part-time students: 0
Total: 25
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 51
Part-time students: 0
Total: 51

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 58
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: research project or thesis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 27
Part time: 0
Total: 27

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health and Human Services
Program Director:
Letitia J. White
Clinic Director:
Lauren Jones, M.S.
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
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Pediatric audiology
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Aural (re)habilitation
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
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
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $12,447
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:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
1. We offer an online, 14 credit hour graduate certificate in Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing for those that wish to have great specialty in working with deaf/hard of hearing children. 2. We offer extensive training in sign language - 4 levels of American Sign Language and 2 levels of signed English. At the undergraduate level, these courses comprise a minor. They are also available to students wishing to take them for graduate credit.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: csd@missouristate.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: UG degree in any area is acceptable; any necessary prerequisites can be attained while in the program.
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 144-167
Quantitative reasoning: 145-162
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:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 66
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 66
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 33
Part time: 0
Total: 33
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
54

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
15
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 12
Part-time students: 0
Total: 12
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 42
Part-time students: 0
Total: 42

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 107
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: research project or thesis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 11
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 10
Part time: 0
Total: 10