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Lamar University

Last Modified: 10/19/2018
Col of Fine Arts & Communication
Dept of Speech & Hearing Science
PO Box 10076, 115 Spch-Hrng & Deafn
Beaumont, TX 77710
Phone: (409)880-8338
Fax: (409)880-2265
E-mail Address: monica.harn@lamar.edu
http://fineartscomm.lamar.edu/speech-and-hearing-sciences/index.html

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2012 - 2020)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2019

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2012 - 2020)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2019

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Fine Arts and Communication
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:
Last 5 years: Sweden, Guatamala, UK, Ireland, Costa Rica 2017-2018: Ireland, Costa Rica
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Balance
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Tinnitus
Other
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Other
Service delivery models
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
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:
130

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 22
Part time: 0
Total: 22

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Fine Arts and Communication
Program Director:
Dr. Monica Bellon-Harn
Clinic Director:
Ms. Karen Whisenhunt-Saar
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:
Last 5 years: Sweden, Guatamala, UK, Ireland, Costa Rica 2017-2018: Ireland, Costa Rica
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Balance
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Tinnitus
Other
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Other
Service delivery models
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
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: monica.harn@lamar.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 147
Quantitative reasoning: 147
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.0-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 228
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 228
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 33
Part time: 0
Total: 33
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
33

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
32
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 27
Part-time students: 0
Total: 27
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 56
Part-time students: 0
Total: 56

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 48
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 30
Part time: 0
Total: 30

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Fine Arts and Communication
Program Director:
Dr. Ashley Dockens
Clinic Director:
Dr. Erin Burns
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:
Last 5 years: Sweden, Guatamala, UK, Ireland, Costa Rica 2017-2018: Ireland, Costa Rica
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Balance
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Tinnitus
Other
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Swallowing
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Other
Service delivery models
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Unique features: immediate clinical immersion, peer mentoring (grad to undergrad), Gruber International seminar series (inviting researchers and audiologists prolific in field to speak to our students), ability to be away from campus (out of state or international) during all summer semesters
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: audiology@lamar.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 2
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 149.27
Quantitative reasoning: 147.44
Analytical writing: 3.64
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.17-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 76
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 76
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 10
Part time: 0
Total: 10
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
10

Enrollment

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

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 99
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 11
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 8
Part time: 0
Total: 8