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University of Maine, Orono

Last Modified: 8/21/2017
College of Nat. Sciences, Forestry & Ag.
Dept of Comm Sci & Disorders
5724 Dunn Hall
Orono, ME 04469-5724
Phone: (207)581-2403
Fax: (207)581-2060
E-mail Address: luanne.wasson@maine.edu
http://www.umaine.edu/comscidis

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MA) (2014 - 2022)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2021

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture
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:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
State funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $10,000
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
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
Other: GRE

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
122

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 24
Part time: 0
Total: 24

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

General

Administrative Location:
College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture
Program Director:
Nancy E Hall
Clinic Director:
Judith Stickles
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:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Fluency
Language: normal processes, disorders
Other
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
State funded research grant(s): 1
Total dollar amount: $10,000
State funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
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

Admission Contact:
Name: Luanne Wasson
E-Mail Address: luanne.wasson@maine.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
University online application
University hard copy application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Other: Undergraduate transcripts
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 150
Quantitative reasoning: 152
Analytical writing: 4
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.5-3.9
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
No
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 85
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 85
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 30
Part time: 0
Total: 30
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
12

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
20
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 17
Part-time students: 0
Total: 17
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 33
Part-time students: 0
Total: 33

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 50
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 15
Part time: 0
Total: 15