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Case Western Reserve University

Last Modified: 10/30/2018
Comm Sci Program
10900 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106
Phone: (216)368-2470
Fax: (216)368-6078
E-mail Address: kellie.shaffer@case.edu
http://psychsciences.case.edu/graduate/graduate-comm-sciences-programs/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2016 - 2024)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2023

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s/master’s (e.g., BA/MA)
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:
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Other
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Service delivery models
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 5
Total dollar amount: $1,964,169
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Integrated Graduate Studies Program: BA/MA
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application
Other: Common App

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
18

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 5
Part time: 0
Total: 5

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and Sciences
Program Director:
Kathryn McNeal
Clinic Director:
Data not available.
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
Bachelor’s/master’s (e.g., BA/MA)
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:
No multicultural or bilingual emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Other
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Service delivery models
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 5
Total dollar amount: $1,964,169
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Research practitioner model Unique clinical affiliations Partnerships with outside agencies Research lab experience Interprofessional Education/Practice
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: kmm20@case.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: CSD coursework if undergraduate degree is in another field
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 154
Analytical writing: 4.54
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.46-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 109
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 109
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 27
Part time: 0
Total: 27
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
10

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
12
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 10
Part-time students: 0
Total: 10
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 21
Part-time students: 0
Total: 21

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 42
Additional Requirements:
Thesis
Other: metaanalysis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 11
Part time: 0
Total: 11

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Arts and Sciences
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.
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Other
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Service delivery models
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 5
Total dollar amount: $1,964,169
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
MA/PhD option Individualized curriculum Interdisciplinary collaborations Supportive faculty mentoring
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: bxl@case.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD graduate degree (for admission to post entry-level degree programs)
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 2
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 2
Part time: 0
Total: 2
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
2

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
0
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 4
Part-time students: 0
Total: 4

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 54
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Other: research project, teaching
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
1