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Kansas State University

Last Modified: 10/19/2018
Communication Scis & Disorders
Sch of Family Stud & Human Svcs
139 Campus Creek Complex
Manhattan, KS 66506-7500
Phone: (785)532-6879
Fax: (785)532-6523
E-mail Address: rgarcia@ksu.edu
http://www.he.k-state.edu/fshs/academics/csd/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2018 - 2025)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2024

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
School of Family Studies and Human Services
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:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
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:
Other: An overall 3.0 GPA is required to enroll in the CSD professional coure work (Junior sequence).

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
141

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 36
Part time: 0
Total: 36

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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Family Studies and Human Services
Program Director:
Robert G. Garcia, Au.D., M.B.A.
Clinic Director:
Melanie Hilgers, M.S., 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:
No multicultural or bilingual emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Autism spectrum disorders
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Unique clinical affiliations with both medical and school settings
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: jgarcia@ksu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application deadline for Spring admission: October 01
Application deadline for Summer admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Academic Transcripts
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 153
Quantitative reasoning: 149
Analytical writing: 4
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.63-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 137
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 137
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 35
Part time: 0
Total: 35
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
6

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
15
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 14
Part-time students: 0
Total: 14
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 34
Part-time students: 0
Total: 34

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 50
Additional Requirements:
Other: Comprehensive Exam or Thesis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 15
Part time: 0
Total: 15