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Cleveland State University

Last Modified: 10/30/2017
College of Sciences and Health Professio
School of Hlth Sci Prog Spch Hear
2121 Euclid Ave IM 339
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Phone: (216)687-3807
Fax: (216)687-6993
http://www.csuohio.edu/speech

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2011 - 2019)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2018

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health 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
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Service Delivery Models
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:
The CSU Speech and Hearing Program is a program in the School of Health Science. The School offers a certificate in Gerontological Studies. This is an interdisciplinary program that offers courses from other departments such as Communications, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, and Biology. This certificate offers students an opportunity to develop extensive knowledge in the area of geronotology and prepares the student to work with people who are aging.
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:
165

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 30
Part time: 0
Total: 30

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

General

Administrative Location:
School of Health Sciences
Program Director:
Myrita Wilhite
Clinic Director:
Brigette Culliver
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
Psychoacoustics
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Augmentative/alternative communication
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Learning disabilities
Literacy
Service Delivery Models
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:
We do not have specialty tracks per se. However, we do have unique clinical affiliations with community organizations with diverse specializations that provide our students with rich clinical experiences. For example, we are affiliated with New Avenues to Independence in Cleveland, Ohio which is an organization that provides support services and develops innovative and inclusive programs for children and adults who have been diagnosed with developmental disabilities, mental illness, autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, brain injury and Down syndrome. We also have affiliations with Help Me Grow which is the state of Ohios early intervention program. We work with specialists from Help Me Grow to treat children who are language delayed and those born with hearing impairment. The Program has also partnered with a local child care center to provide speech-language and hearing screenings as well as intervention for their preschool population. In March 2014, the faculty
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Myrita Wilhite
E-Mail Address: m.wilhite@csuohio.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Other: Supplemental Application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 2
Other: CSD undergraduate degree OR completion of 6 leveling courses including Introduction to Communication Disorders, Phonetics, Clinical Methods, Introduction to Audiology, Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism, Speech and Language Development
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 146
Quantitative reasoning: 145
Analytical writing: 4
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.2-3.94
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 332
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 332
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 35
Part time: 0
Total: 35
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
10

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
36
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 35
Part-time students: 0
Total: 35
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 67
Part-time students: 0
Total: 67

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 41
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 32
Part time: 0
Total: 32