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University of Texas at Dallas

Last Modified: 9/27/2017
Program in Comm Disorders
Callier Ctr for Comm Disorders
800 West Campbell Rd
Richardson, TX 75080
Phone: (214)905-3116
Fax: (214)905-3146
E-mail Address: cbittner@utdallas.edu
http://www.utdallas.edu

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

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

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2015 - 2023)
Next Accreditation Review: August 2022

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
Behaviorial and Brain Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Pediatric audiology
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Dementia
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Data not available.
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
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:
307

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 137
Part time: 0
Total: 137

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

General

Administrative Location:
Behaviorial and Brain Sciences
Program Director:
Janice Lougeay
Clinic Director:
Janice Lougeay
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
Bilingual emphasis
Multicultural emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Pediatric audiology
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Dementia
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Data not available.
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Our typical student will choose 15 elective hours in addition to their core curriculum requirements which allows them to gain specialized knowledge and skills in areas of particular interest. In addition, we offer specialized clinical opportunities in a variety of areas including pediatric feeding, cranial facial disorders, autism, cochlear implants, articulation disorder, language disorders, neurogenic disorders, and dementia.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Chona Lucas
E-Mail Address: communicationdisorders@utdallas.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 15
Application deadline for Spring admission: September 15
Application deadline for Summer admission: February 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: TOEFL for International Students
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 156.6
Quantitative reasoning: 153.7
Analytical writing: 4.2
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.07-4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, but only students offered admission to the graduate program may register
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 779
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 779
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 153
Part time: 0
Total: 153
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
30

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
120
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 121
Part-time students: 0
Total: 121
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 219
Part-time students: 0
Total: 219

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 48
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 5
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 120
Part time: 0
Total: 120

Clinical Entry Level Doctoral Degree in Audiology - Doctor of Audiology (AuD)

General

Administrative Location:
Behaviorial and Brain Sciences
Program Director:
Colleen Le Prell
Clinic Director:
Carol Cokely
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:
South Africa University of Pretoria, South Africa
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Pediatric audiology
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Dementia
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Data not available.
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
1)International collaborations Course for credit: Audiologic Services in Underdeveloped Countries – study abroad and collaboration with agencies/universities in Africa, University of Pretoria, South Africa International Journal of Audiology 2)Unique clinical affiliations with outside programs/agencies Dallas Cochlear Implant Program: UT Southwestern Department of Otolaryngology, Children’s Health Medical Center, United Way UT Dallas Center for Children and Families Dallas Summer Musicals – Hear Us Now TM program Community Outreach Program: AUD program; UTSWMC ENT; Texas Womens University - PT Dept Education programs: Dallas Independent School District; Plano Independent School District Colorado Neurological Institute 3) Clinics for specialized populations and disorders (e.g transgender voice; cochlear implants, vestibular lab) Dallas Cochlear Implant Program UTD Callier Tinnitus & Hyperacusic Clinic Auditory Processing Disorders Clinic Summer Intensive Aud
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: Cathy Bittner
E-Mail Address: cbittner@utdallas.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 16
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 156.3
Quantitative reasoning: 154.2
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.1 - 4.0
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 110
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 110
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 27
Part time: 0
Total: 27
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
14

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
14
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 14
Part-time students: 0
Total: 14
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 45
Part-time students: 0
Total: 45

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 100
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 11
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 10
Part time: 0
Total: 10

Research Doctoral Degree in Speech and Hearing Science - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

General

Administrative Location:
Behaviorial and Brain Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Hearing aids/assistive listening technology
Hearing conservation
Hearing:normal processes, disorders
Pediatric audiology
Tinnitus
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Aural (re)habilitation
Autism
Dementia
Language: normal processes, disorders
Neurogenics (apraxia, dysarthria)
Speech: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Data not available.
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
Yes
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Data not available.
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Name: COMD Office
E-Mail Address: communicationdisorders@utdallas.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Rolling admissions
Application deadline for Fall admission: May 01
Application deadline for Spring admission: October 01
Application deadline for Summer admission: March 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 17
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 17
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 8
Part time: 0
Total: 8
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
6

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
12
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 6
Part-time students: 0
Total: 6
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 30
Part-time students: 0
Total: 30

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 90
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
4