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Lamar University

Last Modified: 11/2/2017
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:
Sweden, Guatamala, UK, Ireland
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Swallowing
Voice disorders
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Other
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:
129

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 40
Part time: 0
Total: 40

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:
Sweden, Guatamala, UK, Ireland
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Swallowing
Voice disorders
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Other
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:
Name: Dr. Monica L. Bellon-Harn
E-Mail 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:
Verbal reasoning: 147
Quantitative reasoning: 146
Average GPA Score:
3.4-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Prerequisite Offerings:
Yes, and anyone may register
Online Prerequisites:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 220
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 220
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 32
Total: 32
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
32

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
32
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 32
Part-time students: 0
Total: 32
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 59
Part-time students: 0
Total: 59

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 48
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
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 FIne Arts and Communication
Program Director:
Dr. Vinaya Manchaiah
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:
Sweden, Guatamala, UK, Ireland
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Psychoacoustics
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Swallowing
Voice disorders
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Other
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:
Name: Dr. Ashley Dockens
E-Mail Address: ashley.dockens@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:
Verbal reasoning: 150
Quantitative reasoning: 149
Average GPA Score:
3.6-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Prerequisite Offerings:
Yes, and anyone may register
Online Prerequisites:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 64
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 64
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 10
Part time: 0
Total: 10
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
10

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
10
Newly Enrolled:
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:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 14
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 8
Part time: 0
Total: 8