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Washington State University

Last Modified: 8/19/2017
Dept of Speech & Hearing Sciences
Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
PO Box 1495
Spokane, WA 99210-1495
Phone: 509-358-7602
Fax: 509-358-7600
E-mail Address: speech.hear.grad@wsu.edu
https://medicine.wsu.edu/speech-and-hearing-sciences-2/graduate-program/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2012 - 2020)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2019

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Medicine
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire degree offered online:
No
Part-time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Bilingual emphasis
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
Guatemala
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Autism
Craniofacial anomalies
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Other
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $440,792
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Faculty-led trips abroad (Guatemala); Service Learning Opportunities; Interprofessional Opportunities; Multicultural/multilingual service and outreach opportunities
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
58

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 26
Part time: 0
Total: 26

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Medicine
Program Director:
Gail D. Chermak
Clinic Director:
Doreen Nicholas
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:
Guatemala
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Autism
Craniofacial anomalies
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Voice disorders
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Literacy
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic and clinical)
Other
Interprofessional Practice/Interprofessional Education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 2
Total dollar amount: $440,792
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Unique clinical affiliations, clinics for specialized populations/disorders (e.g., cleft palate; childhood apraxia of speech, deaf children with cochlear implants), partnerships with outside agencies (e.g., Head Start, school districts, ENTs)
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Jason Trosine
E-Mail Address: jason.trosine@wsu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Interview
Average GRE Score:
Verbal reasoning: 153.3
Quantitative reasoning: 150.5
Analytical writing: 4.1
Average GPA Score:
3.34-3.97
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Prerequisite Offerings:
Yes, and anyone may register
Online Prerequisites:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 202
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 202
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 52
Part time: 0
Total: 52
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
1

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
25
Newly Enrolled:
Full-time students: 25
Part-time students: 0
Total: 25
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 49
Part-time students: 0
Total: 49

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 66
Additional Requirements:
Thesis
Other: research project, evidence-based case presentations
Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 23
Part time: 0
Total: 23