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Kansas State University

Last Modified: 10/29/2017
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/programs/grad/csd-grad.php

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2010 - 2017)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2017
Accreditation Review in Process/Accepting Public Comment

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
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
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:
149

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 32
Part time: 0
Total: 32

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
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
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:
Name: Debra Burnett, PhD
E-Mail Address: deburnet@k-state.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: 150
Quantitative reasoning: 148
Analytical writing: 4
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.48-4.0
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: 93
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 93
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 29
Part time: 0
Total: 29
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
3

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
14
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 13
Part-time students: 0
Total: 13
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 31
Part-time students: 0
Total: 31

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: 13
Part time: 0
Total: 13