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Abilene Christian University

Last Modified: 10/25/2017
College of Ed & Human Services
Dept of Comm Sci & Disorders
ACU Box 28058
Abilene, TX 79699-8058
Phone: (325)674-2074
Fax: (325)674-2552
E-mail Address: tdt16A@acu.edu
http://www.acu.edu/academics/graduate/college-of-education-and-human-services/communication-sciences-disorders.html

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2015 - 2023)
Accreditation includes: Satellite Location(s)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2022

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Human Services
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:
Germany, Abilene Christian University
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
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:
University online application
University hard copy application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
106

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 25
Part time: 0
Total: 25

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Education and Human Services
Program Director:
Lynette Austin, Ph.D.
Clinic Director:
Diana Taylor, 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:
Bilingual emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Other
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Bilingual Emphasis Program; Out-of-area clinical placements in Summer and 2nd Spring semesters
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Denise Barnett, Ph.D.
E-Mail Address: barnettd@acu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Leveling courses completed if no undergrad degree in CSD
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 148
Quantitative reasoning: 146
Analytical writing: 3.6
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.18-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 177
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 177
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 57
Part time: 0
Total: 57
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
16

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
25
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 24
Part-time students: 0
Total: 24
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 56
Part-time students: 0
Total: 56

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 52
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Other: Research project
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 24
Part time: 0
Total: 24