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University of Texas, Austin

Last Modified: 10/31/2018
College of Communication
Dept of Comm Sci & Disorders
1 University Station, A1100
Austin, TX 78712-1089
Phone: (512)471-4119
Fax: (512)471-2957
E-mail Address: csdgrad@uts.cc.utexas.edu
http://csd.utexas.edu/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2017 - 2025)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2024

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2017 - 2025)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2024

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of 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:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Psychoacoustics
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 5
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
State funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
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:
316

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 98
Part time: 0
Total: 98

Non-Clinical Masters in Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology or Speech and Hearing Science

Enrollment

Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0

Graduation

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

Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Master of Arts (MA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Communication
Program Director:
Lisa M Bedore
Clinic Director:
Jessica Franco
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Bilingual emphasis
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Psychoacoustics
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 5
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
State funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Bilingual Certificate for the MA SLP program
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: liesbeth@austin.utexas.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: December 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 3
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 157
Quantitative reasoning: 154
Analytical writing: 4
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.44-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 289
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 289
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 80
Part time: 0
Total: 80
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
34
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 34
Part-time students: 0
Total: 34
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 54
Part-time students: 0
Total: 54

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 32
Additional Requirements:
Thesis
Other: additional coursework
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 25
Part time: 0
Total: 25

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Communication
Program Director:
Craig Champlin
Clinic Director:
Amanda Zappler
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Bilingual emphasis
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Psychoacoustics
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 5
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
State funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: liesbeth@austin.utexas.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: December 15
Application Process:
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: 151.86
Quantitative reasoning: 150
Analytical writing: 4
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.38-4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 69
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 69
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 80
Part time: 0
Total: 80
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
10
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 6
Part-time students: 0
Total: 6
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 38
Part-time students: 0
Total: 38

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 108
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 11
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 8
Part time: 0
Total: 8

Research Doctoral Degree in Audiology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Communication
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Clinical doctoral/research doctoral (e.g., AuD/PhD)
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Psychoacoustics
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 5
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
State funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: liesbeth@austin.utexas.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: December 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 3
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 3
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
3
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 3
Part-time students: 0
Total: 3

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 90
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Other: Portfolio
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
5

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Communication
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Masters/research doctoral (e.g., MA/PhD)
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Psychoacoustics
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 5
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
State funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: liesbeth@austin.utexas.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: December 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 22
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 22
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 3
Part time: 0
Total: 3
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
3

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
4
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 3
Part-time students: 0
Total: 3
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 16
Part-time students: 0
Total: 16

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 90
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
5

Research Doctoral Degree in Speech and Hearing Science - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Communication
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Psychoacoustics
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 5
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
State funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: liesbeth@austin.utexas.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: December 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 8
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 8
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 4
Part time: 0
Total: 4
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
4

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
3
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 4
Part-time students: 0
Total: 4
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 1
Part-time students: 0
Total: 1

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 90
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
0