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Florida State University

Last Modified: 8/15/2018
School of Comm Sciences & Disorders
201 W. Bloxham St.
Tallahasse, FL 32306
Phone: (850)644-2253
Fax: (850)644-8994
E-mail Address: hugh.catts@cci.fsu.edu
http://www.commdisorders.cci.fsu.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2017 - 2025)
Accreditation includes: Distance Education (Since 2009)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2024

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Communication and Information
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:
United Kingdom
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Autism spectrum disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 4
Total dollar amount: $3,858,416
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 3
Total dollar amount: $1,385,076
State funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $230,230
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:
174

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 90
Part time: 0
Total: 90

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Communication and Information
Program Director:
Dr. Hugh W. Catts
Clinic Director:
Dr. Lisa Scott
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Masters/research doctoral (e.g., MA/PhD)
Entire Degree Offered Online:
Yes
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:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Autism spectrum disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 4
Total dollar amount: $3,858,416
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 3
Total dollar amount: $1,385,076
State funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $230,230
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
language and literacy, early intervention, bilingual language learners
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: jennifer.kekelis@cci.fsu.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
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: resume
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 154
Quantitative reasoning: 151
Analytical writing: 4.25
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
2.67-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 311
Part-time Students: 98
Total: 409
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 87
Part time: 42
Total: 129

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
62
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 32
Part-time students: 33
Total: 65
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 63
Part-time students: 71
Total: 134

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 61
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: Research Project
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 30
Part time: 0
Total: 30

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Communication and Information
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Masters/research doctoral (e.g., MA/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:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Autism spectrum disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 4
Total dollar amount: $3,858,416
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 3
Total dollar amount: $1,385,076
State funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $230,230
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Clinical Research, language and literacy, early intervention, bilingual language learners, neuroscience
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: jennifer.kekelis@cci.fsu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: resume
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

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
8
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 14
Part-time students: 0
Total: 14

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 80
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
3