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North Carolina Central University

Last Modified: 11/1/2017
School of Education
Communication Disorders Program
700 Cecil St
Durham, NC 27707
Phone: (919) 530-7473
Fax: (919) 530-7975
E-mail Address: bridges@nccu.edu
http://www.nccu.edu/soe/alliedprofessions/commdis/index.cfm

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2011 - 2019)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2018
Accreditation Review in Process/Accepting Public Comment

Programs

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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Education
Program Director:
Dr. Sheila Bridges-Bond, CCC-SLP
Clinic Director:
Ms. Katrina Miller, M.A., CCC-SLP
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:
Bilingual emphasis
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Beijing Linguistic and Cultural University, Beijing, China Dominican Republic
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Autism
Fluency
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Voice disorders
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Data not available.
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Interdisciplinary Project to Prepare Culturally Competent SLPs (IPCS) IPCS is a federally funded Personnel Preparation Project to train graduate students to deliver evidence-based SLP services to children with or at risk for developmental disabilities from socioculturally diverse backgrounds. Students participate in interdisciplinary training with the NCCU Special Education program and specialized practicum experiences. Students receive financial support while enrolled in the program. Students admitted to the program are invited to apply. Bilingual Speech-Language Pathology/The Bilingual Connection Graduate student clinicians who speak native to near-native proficiency in Spanish are eligible to become specialists in the assessment and treatment of monolingual/bilingual children and adults. The tract provides a combination of specialized coursework and practicum training to address the needs to serve Hispanic children and adults with communication disorders. Culturally Resp
Minority Serving Institution:
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Dr. Sheila Bridges-Bond
E-Mail Address: bridges@nccu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 2
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: TOEFL Score for International Students
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 150
Quantitative reasoning: 148
Analytical writing: 3.6
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.2 - 4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 210
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 210
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 102
Part time: 0
Total: 102
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
20

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
50
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 44
Part-time students: 0
Total: 44
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 96
Part-time students: 0
Total: 96

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 62
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Other: Foliotek Portfolio; Praxis II;
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 43
Part time: 0
Total: 43