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University of Colorado, Boulder

Last Modified: 11/9/2018
409 SLHS UCB
Dept of Spch Lang & Hrng Sci
2501 Kittredge Loop Rd
Boulder, CO 80309-0409
Phone: (303)492-3404
Fax: (303)492-3274
E-mail Address: slhsgrad@colorado.edu
http://admissions.colorado.edu/graduate/programs/slhs

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2014 - 2022)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2021

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2014 - 2022)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2021

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts & Sciences
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 (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Aural (re)habilitation
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Research in faculty labs International Education Opportunities through International Programs SLPA Certificate Program Clinical Experiences and Internships
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
230

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 37
Part time: 0
Total: 37

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts & Sciences
Program Director:
Brenda Schick, Ph.D.
Clinic Director:
Tammy Fredrickson Ph.D. & Anne Whitney, Ed.D.
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Masters/research doctoral (e.g., MA/PhD)
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
The degree program does not accept part-time students.
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Bilingual emphasis
Multicultural 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 (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Aural (re)habilitation
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Clinical opportunities with *Spanish bilingual and monolingual and multicultural populations *Deaf and/or Hard Of Hearing populations *Off-site experiences in specialty areas (e.g., autism, dysphagia, HeadStart) *Brain Injury-concussion experience *Intensive therapy delivery model *In-house toddler group/pre-school Opportunities to participate in faculty research labs
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: slhsgrad@colorado.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 4
Other: letter of intent, transcripts, resume
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 157
Quantitative reasoning: 153
Analytical writing: 4.4
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.058 - 4
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 475
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 475
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 79
Part time: 0
Total: 79
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
4

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
30
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 32
Part-time students: 0
Total: 32
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 117
Part-time students: 0
Total: 117

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 67
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: Thesis Option
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 22
Part time: 0
Total: 22

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts & Sciences
Program Director:
Brenda Schick, Ph.D.
Clinic Director:
Tammy Fredrickson Ph.D. & Anne Whitney, Ed.D.
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Clinical doctoral/research doctoral (e.g., AuD/PhD)
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Aural (re)habilitation
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Unique clinical affiliations Clinics for specialized populations and disorders (e.g cochlear implants, vestibular lab, auditory processing) Partnerships with outside agencies
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: slhsgrad@colorado.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 4
Other: letter of intent, transcripts, resume
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 154
Quantitative reasoning: 153
Analytical writing: 4.28
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
2.991 - 4
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 123
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 123
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 40
Part time: 0
Total: 40
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
1

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
10
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 11
Part-time students: 0
Total: 11
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 117
Part-time students: 0
Total: 117

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 89
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Other: PRAXIS
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 Arts & Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Clinical doctoral/research doctoral (e.g., AuD/PhD)
Other: Combined Neuroscience
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 (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Aural (re)habilitation
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Active research labs in hearing science, development of auditory skills, epidemiology of hearing loss, and neurological development
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: slhsgrad@colorado.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application deadline for Spring admission: October 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 4
Other: transcript, letter of intent
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 0
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
Data not available.
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 75
Additional Requirements:
Data not available.
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
0

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts & Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Masters/research doctoral (e.g., MA/PhD)
Other: Neuroscience or Cognitive Science
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 (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Aural (re)habilitation
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): Data not available.
Total dollar amount: Data not $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Cognitive and Neuroscience Institutes
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: slhsgrad@colorado.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application deadline for Spring admission: October 15
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 4
Other: letter of intent, transcripts, resume
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 2
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
Data not available.
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 107
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
0