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Alabama A&M University

Last Modified: 10/30/2017
4900 Meridian Street
Normal, AL 35762
Phone: (256)372-5541
Fax: (256)372-4055
E-mail Address: carol.deakin@aamu.edu
http://www.aamu.edu/Academics/EHBS/HSHPCD/csd/Pages/default.aspx

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

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

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education, Humanities and Behavioral Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Literacy
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Unique clinical affiliations - cultural and linguistic variables
Minority Serving Institution:
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
50

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 12
Part time: 0
Total: 12

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education, Humanities and Behavioral Sciences
Program Director:
Carol S Deakin
Clinic Director:
Esther Phillips-Ross, M.S. CCC-SLP
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:
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Literacy
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
State funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Unique clinical affiliations - cultural and linguistic variables
Minority Serving Institution:
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs)
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Carol S. Deakin, PhD
E-Mail Address: carol.deakin@aamu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application deadline for Spring admission: October 15
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 146
Quantitative reasoning: 140
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.43- 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: 56
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 56
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 40
Part time: 0
Total: 40
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
23
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 25
Part-time students: 0
Total: 25
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 67
Part-time students: 0
Total: 67

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 60
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 34
Part time: 0
Total: 34