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East Stroudsburg University

Last Modified: 10/17/2018
College of Health Sciences
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Monroe Hall
East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
Phone: (570)422-3247
Fax: (571)422-3850
E-mail Address: lmagnuson@esu.edu
http://www.esu.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2013 - 2021)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2020

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College 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 assessment
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Autism spectrum disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
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

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
94

Graduation

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

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Health Sciences
Program Director:
LuAnn Batson-Magnuson
Clinic Director:
Ann Millett
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 assessment
Auditory processing (Audiology)
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Auditory processing (Speech Language Pathology)
Autism spectrum disorders
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Voice: normal processes, disorders
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
No federal or state funded grants and contracts
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
teacher certification option
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: lmagnuson@esu.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
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Specific list of pre-requisite courses if UG degree not in CSD
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 148
Quantitative reasoning: 149
Analytical writing: 4
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.40-4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
No
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 164
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 164
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 55
Part time: 0
Total: 55
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
4

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
30
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 31
Part-time students: 0
Total: 31
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 63
Part-time students: 0
Total: 63

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 54
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 28
Part time: 0
Total: 28