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University of Northern Colorado

Last Modified: 11/5/2018
Human Sci, Natural & Hlth Sci
Audiology & Speech-Lang Sciences
Gunter Hall 1400, Campus Box 140
Greeley, CO 80639
Phone: (970)351-2734
Fax: (970)351-2974
E-mail Address: pamela.balzer@unco.edu
http://www.unco.edu/nhs/asls

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2017 - 2025)
Accreditation includes: Distance Education (Since 2009)
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 Natural and Health Sciences
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Aural (re)habilitation
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Service delivery models
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
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:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
186

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 42
Part time: 0
Total: 42

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Natural and Health Sciences
Program Director:
Julie A. Hanks
Clinic Director:
Tina Farrell
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
Yes
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:
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Aural (re)habilitation
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Service delivery models
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
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:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: kimberly.murza@unco.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
University hard copy 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: 154
Quantitative reasoning: 150
Analytical writing: 4.2
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.05 - 4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 485
Part-time Students: 403
Total: 888
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 72
Part time: 45
Total: 117
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
13

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
52
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 26
Part-time students: 26
Total: 52
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 50
Part-time students: 51
Total: 101

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 63
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 23
Part time: 26
Total: 49

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Natural and Health Sciences
Program Director:
Julie A. Hanks, Ed.D., CCC-SLP
Clinic Director:
Diane Erdbruegger, Au.D.
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:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Augmentative/alternative communication
Aural (re)habilitation
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Service delivery models
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
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:
Animal Audiology Standardized Patients Dangerous Decibels/CAOHC Certification Cochlear Implant Clinic
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: katie.bright@unco.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 4
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 149
Quantitative reasoning: 149
Analytical writing: 4.19
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.27-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 103
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 103
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 17
Part time: 0
Total: 17
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
8

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
8
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 8
Part-time students: 0
Total: 8
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 29
Part-time students: 0
Total: 29

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 117
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Other: oral exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 11
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 8
Part time: 0
Total: 8